Works perfectly. I see no difference with no setting defer_builds_mode -- only that the movie eats no memory and works blazingly fast.

Thank You.

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Jason Vertrees <> wrote:
Hi Boris,

Sorry to be nearly a month late on this, but have you tried:

set defer_builds_mode, 5

before loading your trajectory? Setting that value to 3 also helps.


-- Jason

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 12:10 PM, Boris Kheyfets <> wrote:
> Hello PyMOL users
> I'm loading a trajectory file, and when I view it - PyMOL takes a lot of
> memory.
> Is there a way I can decrease its amount, or pause a movie and empty the
> cached frames?
> I tried to put
> set cache_frames=0
> in .pymolrc, and pause a movie and issue mclean. None helps.
> With great respect,
> Boris.
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