LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

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mattn
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LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

Post by mattn » Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:04 pm

Am I the only one who finds Launchbar 6.4 incredibly slow? I'm talking about the speed with which it responds to typing.

For example I used to summon iTunes by going

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    control-space i t u return


Now I have to wait like two seconds after `i t u` before iTunes appears as the selected item and it is safe to hit Return.

The result has been chaos because I keep hitting Return before Launchbar is ready, and so the wrong thing launches. This is atrocious.

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Re: LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

Post by mattn » Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:23 pm

Even things like dismissing LaunchBar are incredibly slow! Let's say I summon LaunchBar and type, but then change my mind and click on the desktop. It's like:

* wait 2 seconds, list of apps disappears
* wait 2 more seconds, LaunchBar itself disappears

This is totally unusable.

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Re: LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

Post by mattn » Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:31 pm

That's it, I'm out. LaunchBar 6 has jumped the shark. I gave it every chance and it let me down. I've gone back to LaunchBar 5.6.3 and am perfectly content with it.

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Re: LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

Post by ratty » Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:36 am

It might have something to do with your machine, for me there is no delay at all. Try sending an email to the support ( launchbar {at} obdev.at ) with a sample of the app.

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Re: LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

Post by mattn » Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:13 am

You would have to explain why there is no similar delay with earlier versions of LaunchBar. Clearly this is something in 6.4 specifically.

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Re: LaunchBar 6.4 incredibly slow

Post by jpgrosen » Sun Jun 07, 2015 4:21 pm

Obviously 6.4 is different than 6.3. 6.4 is very fast for me, so the constructive thing to do would be to contact support.

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