Opening PDF results in out of memory

Number:rdar://37669487 Date Originated:2018-02-19
Status:Duplicate/34700360/Open Resolved:
Product:macOS + SDK Product Version:10.13.3 (17D47)
Classification:Bug Reproducible:Always
Opening a Bluebeam Revu PDF eats memory, in range 10+ GB. I killed it at 30+GB. Behaviour happens both with quicklook (QuicklookUIService) and with

Steps to Reproduce:
- Open Activity viewer, select memory tab and sort on used memory
- Open attached PDF with

Expected Results:
- With preview one can inspect the multi-page PDF file

Actual Results:
- File opens, but takes a lot of time
- In Activity viewer you see it uses a lot of memory and it is hardly responsive

Configuration: The used PDF file is produced with Bluebeam Revu (


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