Hey Adobe, please help. PS 22.4.3 still has major RAM issues. I keep getting random "not enough RAM" messages for very simple things. The RAM allocations are maxed out in the preferences and it's nowhere near using the amount of RAM available in my machine. It can't seem to export a 379kb bitmap to the clipboard without running out of RAM. This problem has only been occuring since the last 2 updates. I've been using this computer for 2 years doing high end 3d graphics so I know it's not the machine. Restarting the app or the machine only gives me a few minutes to work before it runs out of RAM again. Since I'm here, please fix the DCS 2.0 problem as well. When I save a new or open an older DCS 2.0 file, I get the index thumnail image and not my full resolution color channels which are apparently still in the file because I can still RIP my linked separation files. Updates shouldn't be moving us backwards. Please fix quickly.
@Terry5CA1 Sounds frustrating for sure. On your RAM, when you say "maxed out" what does that mean? You should be around 70-75 percent. 85 is the maximum recommended. Did you try purging the memory? Edit > Purge > All. Here's a round up of performance optimizations: Optimize performance Photoshop (adobe.com) If none of these steps help maybe roll back a version if you are stable there.
@Terry5CA1 I hear you. Seems you have tried everything. I am also using Windows 10 Pro and the running the latest PS version (22.4.3 20210708.r.317 bb896cc x64). The app runs fine for me so far with all types of actions and files I've tested. My system is not as new or powerful as yours either. I only have 16 GB of installed RAM and my graphics card is several generations old. I keep everything up to date, run disk clean up to remove temporary files, and check my Task Manager often to end Adobe processes I don't need as they tend to pile up. Are you running a lot of third-party plug-ins? With no documents open, scroll through Help > System Info to see if any failed to load. Other that this, I don't know what to recommend. Something is causing memory leak for you.
Also, FYI, this is a user-to-user forum so even though Adobe employees pop in to help users from time to time, you will need to log your issue through the feedback forum here: Adobe Photoshop Family
Please let us know how things turn out!
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Don't set photoshop to use all of your memory and make sure you have plenty of scratch disk space. Also, try turning off your antivirus to see if that fixes it.
I have the same problem.
Photoshop worked until I updated to 2022 - This is an update problem as this is the only variable that's changed.
I cant work on a single layer 64x64 pixel image - somthing isnt right.
Thats a lot of memory to be using, is this normal?
Its a 40kb file 😞
Same on Photoshop 23.3. I have 16 gb RAM on Ryzen 7 - 80% for PS.