Paraview Gui crashes on Windows 10 with large file

Hi there
I am able to load a state file, I can scroll in table data (1.8M points & 900K lines) - but the gui crashes as soon as I try and explore the rendering 3D zone.
I m running on Windows 10 32Gb Ram NVIDIA GTX 670 - driver ver. 457.30
I have tried ParaView-5.8.1-Windows-Python3.7-msvc2015-64bit and ParaView-5.6.2-Windows-msvc2015-64bit.exe. I am using the GUI only (I have never been able to use the 3 tiers config, even if all running on same machine, the pvserver always dies without warning)

(the same pipeline works well when using a smaller input file [CSV with 5000points / 2500 lines], and I m able to use the 3D rendering window normally)
If I put glyphs only (all) - I can use the 3D window, but not when viewing the lines (see pattern below in screenshots)

Can you please suggest something I may try?

Thanks a lot

detail of the pattern that is computed via programmable source (reading csv+building points + lines) + calculator (orientation array for glyphs) + Glyph (2D at each point so it overlays with the lines)

when I try to load / browse 400 times this (reading a larger file), GUI crashes when browsing the 3D view

I am able to load the large file & browse in 3D If I only display the glyphs :

FYI from event viewer - (sorry for the French :wink: ) it is similar with 5.6.2

Nom de l’application défaillante paraview.exe, version :, horodatage : 0x5f2a301f
Nom du module défaillant : vtkCommonCore-pv5.8.dll, version :, horodatage : 0x5f2a2937
Code d’exception : 0xc0000005
Décalage d’erreur : 0x00000000002a8e21
ID du processus défaillant : 0x88c
Heure de début de l’application défaillante : 0x01d6c25207dc3ddc
Chemin d’accès de l’application défaillante : C:\Program Files\ParaView 5.8.1-Windows-Python3.7-msvc2015-64bit\bin\paraview.exe
Chemin d’accès du module défaillant: C:\Program Files\ParaView 5.8.1-Windows-Python3.7-msvc2015-64bit\bin\vtkCommonCore-pv5.8.dll
ID de rapport : 271c7ac4-8cc9-4c1c-887a-df014f19c771
Nom complet du package défaillant :
ID de l’application relative au package défaillant :

My guess is the obvious - you are running out of memory. Try opening the task manager, what is ParaView’s size? Also, turn on the Tools/ Memory Inspector. Is ParaView running out of memory?

Hi ! Well paraview.exe is using 1.4GB of RAM (stable & before crashing) but I have 32GB in total, with (16GB still available on system as shown RamMap). Is it expected that Paraview cannot go further ? Thanks a lot for your help. Charlie

How big is the input file? Is it small enough to download?

here you go : scene file + csv if you want to play - you need to adjust the path to csv file in programmable source

thanks a lot!
export1M.pvsm (344.8 KB) (2.8 MB)

Hi Walter, any luck from your side? I will try and do other tests using different data structure but in same range of numbers to see… Thanks for your help !

Replicated macOS and Windows 10. This was on ParaView 5.8.0. It is NOT a memory issue. Obviously, not a Windows 10 only issue.

5.9.0-RC1 appears to be working corerctly. Please give that a try.

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yeahh ! It works with 5.9.0-RC1 !! Thanks a lot for your help !