Recently noticed a couple of users complaining they were having performance issues with the machine they were running RadioDJ on.

RadioDJ free radio automation software v1.8.2

It’s since transpired that they had other programs/processes open when they had the problems.

“I downloaded pskill and ran the application like your image showed and hey presto it closed Chrome…which is great as it was racking up A LOT of tabs slowing the PC down”

Yes indeed having a browser open with a lot of tabs on the same machine as RadioDJ it is bound to cause performance issues somewhere.

Even with a decent amount of RAM/CPU it may still cause issues.

Programs such as Chrome/Firefox are fairly resource hungry these days, even more so if you have a lot of add-ons or extensions running in the background.

They could well be causing PC freezing/performance issues.

Ideally its best not to run any other software such as browsers at the same time as RadioDJ main playout machine.

Do your browsing and downloading on another laptop or tablet. Leave the machine running RadioDJ to it’s own devices.

The only programs you should have running at the same time as RadioDJ are MySQL & your encoding software

“We use Windows Defender to quietly deal with the malware side of things in the background on Windows 10 not that we ever get any viruses, Because we’re not downloading dodgy software or visiting malware infested websites

We have RadioDJ running smooth as a nut at the moment & we intend it to stay that way for the foreseeable.

You’ll be thankful in the long run as it should make your stream more stable.

Last updated on: 11th March 2019
at 18:48 PM Europe/London