Just to echo this once more...SAME PROBLEM!
I think Evernote needs to FIX their software!
It's too often stalling / hanging / beachball of death.
I'm basically using Evernote as a text editor--no images or large files, just text...the software should really be using almost no CPU or RAM, but instead it's often eating up most of my RAM...so then I have to stop all my work, halt all my progress, and relaunch the program. It's a total pain and really hinders my workflow--which is the OPPOSITE of what evernote should be doing!
On top of it I'm paying annually for this "premium