Moving at snails pace and I can't even use it

I have 2021 MacBook Pro M1 with 64 gig of ram and it is unusable at this point
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Topaz Photo AI [v1.x.x] on [Windows/Mac]

Please follow the instructions below to fix this issue:

Topaz Photo AI Freezes on Importing Image (Mac)

Let me know if it’s working after doing this and I’ll keep an eye out for your reply.