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Having some trouble with speed, crashing and freezing of Vectorworks. While doing some heavy workload quite ok, simple 2D stuff stops it all completely. 


I thought I start with full information:

Computer specs:

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit latest updates

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X @ 4,05GHz


AMD Radeon RX 580 


During making the video and all the other crashes just today(53min), my system has peaked at 25% load, GPU has peaked at 100% but not likely to be VW. 


VWX file:

4MB size

reference file venue (6MB)

80 or so objects of I select all, but 1230 chairs in total over two Seating objects.

Nothing more, other than dimensions and rectangles. 


Vectorworks Spotlight 2021 with SP3 Build 587753


If I draw a single line, rectangle circle or whatever(as I do much for draw guides), the software freezes for a really long time when the command is finished. 

Se attached video. I'm only a few months old in VW so if I'm doing stuff completely wrong please let me know, but this errors it making me reevaluate my selection of drawing software.


I also made a video showing the loads in my computer while orbiting around in the same file.


video and files attached.




2021-03-24 07-51-24.mkv H3-Arena(SB).vwx Fagottkoret21.vwx 2021-03-24 08-53-37.mkv

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A VW employee reached out and is assisting me tomorrow. As of right now, VW does nothing but crash after a fresh install of windows.


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