Photo AI 3 slow and force quit

Photo AI v3 is uselessly slow, will get stuck when opening resulting in a force quit. MacBook 16.1 Somona 14.4.1, 2.3 Ghz I9, AMD Radeon Pro 5599M 4GB, 32GB RAM. Should I uninstall and reinstall?

Steps to reproduce issue:

  1. Step 1: Upon start
  2. Step 2: Trying to quit
  3. Step 3

Topaz Photo AI [v1.x.x] on [Windows/Mac]

Please follow the instructions below to perform a clean install to better troubleshoot why you had this problem with Topaz Photo AI:

Start by clearing any previous plist files that are on your computer for Topaz Photo AI by following the steps in the link below:

Topaz Photo AI | plist Files Mac

After you have done this, disable any antivirus, firewall, VPN, or proxy software that might be active on your computer. These tools are sometimes known to interfere with the installer’s ability to download the model files.

Please also ensure that the Topaz Photo AI installer has all the proper settings in your system by going to your Mac System Settings > Privacy & Security tab and scrolling down to the security section. You will want to make sure you have 'App Store and identified developers ’ selected. Here is a video example:

Example of Proper System Preferences

Finally, rerun the installer. You can download a new installer from the downloads page directly :

Topaz Labs Download Page

Let me know how that goes for you and I’ll keep an eye out for your reply.

Many thanks, Photo AI is now running much faster and again, Thanks.

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