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SourceTree for Mac is very slow on new 2018 MacBook Pro

I'm using a brand new 2018 MacBook Pro 15 inch (16GB RAM, 200GB free space currently on SSD). SourceTree is extremely slow when doing server checks it seems.

I previously used SourceTree with the same repo on my 2012 MacBook Pro and it was significantly faster.

Every time I click on a commit in the browser that is origin or switch back from that to a another one, the ball keeps spinning for 5-7 seconds. My internet speed is quite fast and it works fine on my other machine.

I switched to using the system git because previously it was completely unusable. It's a bit better now but still have the 5-7 seconds lag and performance problems when committing, etc.

I tried downgrading to 2.5.3 as recommended in some similar posts but that did not work either.

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Manju Atlassian Team Aug 14, 2018

We are continuously working on improving the performance of Sourcetree and the next release has significant improvements in this area. Please stay tuned for an update coming your way soon. Appreciate your patience in this.


Same problem here, 2018 Macbook Pro 6core 512 ssd but Source Tree super slowly. Incredible. Do something!

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