Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

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Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

Post by GerhardHuman » 11 Oct 2021, 08:57

Hi all.
Does anyone have one of the new Apple Macbook pros or iMacs with the new M1 chip running TV Paint?
How do they run?
I have a Cintiq Pro 24 as well. Anyone have any experience with this setup?

I'm currently on an iMac late 2013 model and it's getting a bit slow with drawing... so want to upgrade but I've heard mixed reports about the performance... also no actual tests with TV Paint...

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Re: Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

Post by Joost » 15 Oct 2021, 08:39

Hi,
I'm using a Mac mini M1 (Os Big Sur 11.2.3). No problems with tvpaint or my Cintiq. (However I did need to downgrade my Wacom Driver because of some issues)
It's not a MacBook Pro, but I presume these will work too. Good luck :)
Mac OS 11.2.3, Mac mini 2020 Apple M1 chip, 16GB RAM, Wacom Cintiq 27 QHD (no touch), Wacom Driver 6.3.42-1.
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Re: Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

Post by GerhardHuman » 15 Oct 2021, 11:39

Hi Joost, thanks so much. Yes that's great. They should be running similar hardware so that helps. Thank you!
If I may ask, have you had any issues where the machine struggles to draw lines if you do quick hatching or try to write text with the pen?
My current iMac is struggling quite a bit so hoping the new M1 would handle it a bit better...
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Re: Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

Post by slowtiger » 15 Oct 2021, 13:07

I doubt that any delays in fast drawing stem from the Mac, sinde I never had any problem with that even when I used a PowerMac. The cuprit most likely is the tablet driver, unfortunately I don't know any solution for that
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Re: Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

Post by Joost » 18 Oct 2021, 10:54

GerhardHuman wrote:
15 Oct 2021, 11:39
Hi Joost, thanks so much. Yes that's great. They should be running similar hardware so that helps. Thank you!
If I may ask, have you had any issues where the machine struggles to draw lines if you do quick hatching or try to write text with the pen?
My current iMac is struggling quite a bit so hoping the new M1 would handle it a bit better...

Everything runs smoothly! No choppy lines. Even when I draw really fast.
Mac OS 11.2.3, Mac mini 2020 Apple M1 chip, 16GB RAM, Wacom Cintiq 27 QHD (no touch), Wacom Driver 6.3.42-1.
TVP Pro 11.5.1

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Re: Apple M1 chip performance for TV Paint

Post by Xavier » 19 Oct 2021, 15:53

Joost wrote:
18 Oct 2021, 10:54
Everything runs smoothly! No choppy lines. Even when I draw really fast.
Glad to read this ;)
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