2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 23, 2015 6:50 PM by DrTompkins

    How to relocate media cache folder?

    DrTompkins

      For User with SSD "C" drives the cache file quickly fill the drive; therefore, it would be advantageous to relocate the cache storage to a Data drive.  I have yet to find a way to manage this task.

        • 1. Re: How to relocate media cache folder?
          A.T. Romano Level 7

          DrTompkins

           

          Please check out Edit Menu/Preferences/Scratch Disks and the Media Cache category in particular. In the preference you can point the Media Cache (Conformed Audio Files) to hard drive save location of your choice. Note - in preferences you will see the current location of the Media Cache Files Folder as well as the amount of free hard drive space at that location.

           

          While you are in the preferences, check out the other categories, location and free hard drive space at that location. See specially Video Previews. At its hard drive location, you will find the preview files that are automatically generated each time you render Timeline content...for SD, dv.avi and for HD, MPEG2.mpg (same formats whether the preview is from video or still source...they can pile up significantly).

           

          There is also Edit Menu/Preferences/Media and its Media Cache Database area. Best use the Clean button there for maintenance purposes. This relates to the Media Cache Files Folder in the location Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Common and in the Common Folder is the Media Cache Files Folder that contains the conformed video files (mcdb).

          This Media Cache Files Folder seems to return/regenerate anew to its default location no matter how hard you try to redirect it.

           

          Any questions or need clarification on any of the above, please do not hesitate to ask.

           

          Thank you.

           

          ATR

          • 2. Re: How to relocate media cache folder?
            DrTompkins Level 1

            Thank you

             

             

             

            From: A.T. Romano

            Sent: Friday, January 23, 2015 8:01 PM

            To: Dale Tompkins

            Subject:  How to relocate media cache folder?

             

             

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