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Tracker "could not be started with preferred memory," stuck on low memory

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Tracker can't start with Allocated memory
Zack Fine
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I'm new to using this tool and am trying to allocate a lot of memory to it so my tracks will be faster (I need to track a long 4k60 video). I set my preferred memory (I've tried both in the main menu and in the prefs file) but when I start/restart tracker it says: "tracker could not be started with memory 8000mb. preferred memory was reduced to 1542mb"

I set 8000 as a test, but anything greater than ~1500 gets reduced. I have 32gb of ram and tracker is the only program running.

Is there anything I can to to fix this to allocate more?


EDIT: it throws these errors:
- failed to start with memory size 8000MB due to the following errors:
      Invalid maximum heap size: -Xmx8000m
      The specified size exceeds the maximum representable size.
      Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine.
      Error: A fatal exception has occurred. Program will exit.

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