[X4U] Painter 7 and CPU time

Stroller macmonster at myrealbox.com
Sat Jan 6 06:43:44 PST 2007

On 6 Jan 2007, at 01:15, nk wrote:

> I know painter 7 isn't the latest, but I'm curious why, just  
> sitting there, Painter will slurp up so much CPU power?
> I mean, the file I have open right now has been saved, no  
> operations pending, that computer is doing nothing otherwise, and  
> Painter hoovers up 53% or more of the CPU cycles, according to  
> activity monitor.

Because it's a PPC app. You should expect overhead when running PPC  
apps on a MacIntel.



(I know you're using a G5 iMac. Actually, I don't. So you could give  
us some more information to work with)

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