Spotify has a memory leak [Mac Desktop]

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Spotify has a memory leak [Mac Desktop]

clubatronic
Casual Listener

Brief description of the issue

Spotify memory usage does not stop increasing until my MacBook runs out of memory/swap (I experienced up to 79 GB (!!!))

 

Steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Start Spotify and just stream music
  2. Wait (do not know how long exactly, but it happend the 4th time today)
  3. Fans start running more and more and at some time a warning will pop up that the Mac is out of memory (screenshot is attached)

What steps you’ve tried already

Reinstalled Spotify (completely deleted Spotify with AppCleaner beforehand)

 

Your device and operating system

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports), macOS 10.15.2, 2.7GHz Quad-Core, 16GB)

 

Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium)

Premium

 

The app version of Spotify you’re using

1.1.24.91.g4ca6d5eb

 

Please let me know if you need any further information

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Re: Spotify has a memory leak [Mac Desktop]

prsboy
Newbie
I'm also experiencing this. I've removed and re-installed Spotify and it has persisted.
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