Topaz Photo AI 3.0.2 running slowly on Macbook Pro M1

Running latest version of Sonoma 14.5 on a 16gb M1 MBP and suddenly Topaz Phot AI 3.0.2 is running so slowly that it has become unusable. I’ve closed every other open program and it doesn’t make a difference. Interestingly, my other DAM’s including PS,/LR,/On1 run just fine.

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.

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Just tried that and while it improved the situation from unusable, it still is quite slow. I’m not sure if it has anything to do with the Sonoma 14.5 upgrade but the performance is still really poor compared to my Windoze system.

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I personally encounter problems with masks: it seems impossible to me that the program is so slow to manually draw a mask, so much so that it seems that it is generating a preview, as in reality it is not.