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How to solve the problem with memory leak in macOS

Just bought a new Mac and operating system lag and slow? Perhaps you encountered a very common problem is a memory leak in macOS. For some users the process that is responsible for working with music, audio, photo and video, and GarageBand in the Finder occupies the entire available RAM.

As a result of the bug the process macOS is out of control and consumes all available memory. The appetites of the service depend on the size of your music library. Some users have reported a memory leak back in 2014 after the release of the new version of Pages and Numbers.

The problem can be solved in the following way:

  • Start the Monitoring system.
  • Navigate to the “Memory” tab and click the Memory column to sort the processes in descending order.
  • Select the process and click the “X” in the upper left corner.
  • Confirm closing the application.
  • Most likely, this will solve your problem, but when restarting the Mac it can appear again. To avoid this, follow the instructions below:

  • In the Finder, choose go -> “go to folder”.
  • Copy the path /Library/Application Support/iLifeMediaBrowser/ and press Enter.
  • Rename the folder “Plud-Ins” in the “plugins (Disabled)”.
  • Now macOS can’t use plugins for which there is a memory leak. If after disabling, you can not use some functions, try to include the plugin separately.

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