5 Replies Latest reply on Aug 27, 2015 9:57 AM by Szalam

    Dreaded "Unable To Allocate Enough Memory To Render" error message.

    snorpthus Level 1


      My system:
      OSX Yosemite Version 10.10.2
      MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, late 2013)
      Processor: 2.6 Ghz Intel Core i7
      Memory: 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
      Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2048 MB

      Running Adobe After Effects CC Version 13.2.0.49

      My composition windows are 1920x1080 and I'm using 23.976 fps 

      Here are my error messages, and screenshots of my settings: https://www.flickr.com/photos/83773582@N00/17292326725/

      Background

      The composition that includes assets that seem to be causing the problem is in 3D, with a camera. There's a portion where the camera zooms in, which causes a few of the 1920X1080 assets to extend beyond the composition window. Maybe this is the problem? However, I have found that these error messages come up at different frames at different times. Sometimes they render ok, sometimes they don't. But I can't get a full render of the entire allotted render space.

      I wasn't having any problems until I applied CC Light Burst 2.5 to one of my assets yesterday, accidentally typing in a number for the intensity and ray length that was HUGE. This caused after effects to freeze, although I was able to save. I went back into after effects and deleted the CC Light Burst Effect from that particular asset, but am still having render problems.

      My questions:

      1. A lot of these error messages are gibberish to me. Does anyone know if there is a way to interpret these error messages to locate the problem within my After Effects project quickly? 
      2. If it turns out that the CC Light Burst 2.5 effect was the problem that kicked this all off, while I have to my knowledge deleted this effect from the layer I had it placed on, could it still somehow be active? 
      3. Is there a way to search for an effect and see which layers in your composition are currently utilizing that effect? Maybe I placed the CC Light Burst on another layer by accident and didn't realize it.

      Thanks for the support guys. This forum is a life-saver!