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Photoshop: Is there a way to free up memory used by Photoshop?

When Im working with large files photoshop eats up my memory and even if I clear the history and close the file I do not get my memory back, I have to quit photoshop and restart it? Im using Mac snow leopard with latest updates.

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Photoshop Elements: How do I allocate more than 3gb of RAM?

Recently upgraded to an i7 processor with 16 gigs of ram and yet pse9 does not run any faster. It seems there is only about 3 gigs of ram allocated. How do I get more ram allocated?

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Lightroom SDK: why does memory use skyrocket on some systems but not others, when uncommited catalog updates accumulate?

I have multiple plugins that don't increase memory consumption even 1% on my machine when running a whole catalog update (with-write-access-do, or with-private-write-access-do), yet on some user's machines they were running out of memory before finishing the update (last user reported oom at ~2500 p

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Lightroom 5: Lr using too much memory during startup

Here is memory consumption when starting Lr in library module with no photo selected and many plugins disabled: With more of my plugins enabled, or when starting Lr with a photo selected in develop module, the memory consumption exceeds 100% (and so disk gets used for ram..), and my whole comput

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Lightroom: Memory Leak in Mavericks

there seems to be a memory leak happening with Lightroom and or Photoshop in Mavericks. While running heavy processes I'm able to max out the ram both programs use at around 8gb a piece, however, my activity monitor shows a continual growth in the amount of RAM being used. The File Cache section o

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Photoshop Elements: How does PSE10 use the RAM and scratch disk assigned to it?

How does PSE10 use the RAM assigned to it? If a lot of RAM is available, does that mean PSE doesn't have to use a scratch disk as often, if at all? My system has 3.2 gig available (out of 6) and in preferences I have 2.3 assigned for PSE's use. I don't multi-task; when PSE is open, I'm not runnin

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PHOTOSHOP CC 2015 - could not initialize photoshop because there not enough memory ram

"could not initialize photoshop because there not enough memory ram" I am getting this error always, when i open Photoshop. I am Running Mac with 16 GB of Ram and its Yosemite. I have updated latest Photoshop cc. I am only running Photoshop, No any applications running in background. I have tried r

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Photoshop: Increasing memory usage in preferences causes File menu to be blank.

Photoshop 12.1 (64-bit). Odd thing. When I increased my memory usage to 75% in Photoshop preferences, my File menu was always blank. All other menus were normal. When I reset my memory usage to 50%, File menu was normal.

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How can I make the smudge tool faster?

What's the hardware that affects the smudge tool's speed? I'm about to buy a new machine to use Photoshop on, and I'm regularly working on documents that are very large (an average is a 24"x16" image, 7200x4800 pixels) and I'd love for the smudge tool to be as responsive when my brush is 400 pixels

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Photoshop CC: Frequent out of RAM issue on save (Win 7/32-bit)

Ever since we have upgraded to Photoshop CC, we are frequently encountering "Out of RAM" Issue when saving files, am not sure why. I had to start over on several occasions, since I could not save the file. Please help. Regards, Robert

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Lightroom 4.1RC: Using too much RAM for exports.

I can't export more than a few thousand images at a whack or Lightroom consumes so much memory that the computer hangs. All my exports are via plugins, so it could be an SDK/Lua thang... But it ramps up to about 95% just 'Preparing to export...' (12,000 images). If I break it up into 3000 photo c

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Photoshop: Background save

I have this happen all the time - I set a gigantic file to save and then get a call from a client who really needs me to look at these jpegs right now... but my Photoshop is useless while it's busy saving! Would it be possible to set Photoshop up to make it split the memory used for saving files an

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Photoshop Elements: Panorama - error message that reports "insufficient ram available to complete fill operation"

Using PSE V9 in the panoramic mode I am getting an error message that reports "insufficient ram available to complete fill operation. I have an I7 processor/6gb Ram/EVGA X58 motherboard. The maximum image limit for transforming images is 7 at about 5MB per image and about 35-40MB total image process

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Photoshop CC does not show 3D options after I reinstalled it.

I have: Windows 7 PRO (64 Bit) 6GB RAM NVIDIA GT 610 (MSI) 2GB vRAM I originally had the 3-D option but after I had reinstalled the application it had disappeared and I need it a lot. All of my drivers are up to date through NVIDIA.

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Photoshop: use less RAM

My idea is to work use less RAM and to take up less space, but still have all the good features. Also, it would be amazing if I could import illustrator gradients into photoshop. Ram hasn't been speeding up like it used to, and many people use laptops and netbooks in their free time. Another idea is

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Photoshop: Running out of RAM when dealing with raw files.

I often use photoshop for editing raw files. Recently, it started running out of ram. I open a few raw files, edit them, close them. As I continue to do this, photoshop runs out of ram forcing me to restart the program. This is a new issue, did a recent update introduce a memory leak? I have 16 g

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Photoshop: Filters disabled based on VRAM - Please allow these to work on CPU (albeit more slowly)

Why does Photoshop CC 2014 report that it requires 512MB VRAM to perform certain filters. My MacBook Pro has a discrete video card with 256MB VRAM, and I would prefer to wait a little longer for an operation to complete, rather than be denied the feature. My Mac Mini with a much slower integrated

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ACR: Solving the "not enough" RAM problem occuring with Elements 12

I installed Photoshop Elements 12 (PSE 12) and used it for a few months with absolutely no problems - could edit 25 - 30 photos at a time with no issues. When I installed the 8.3 Photoshop Camera raw editor, I could no longer edit more than 15 - 20 photos at a time - I would get the error message r

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Photoshop and Lightroom alerts the error: "Not enough memory"

Hi, I decided to try Photoshop CC and Lightroom before I pay. During editing my pictures (18mp raw) I've been alerted that not enough memory (Windows 7 32, RAM 4 Gb, available 3, swap file awailable). The error alerts in Lightroom when i export the edited images and in Photoshop when I accept change

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Lightroom 4.1: Resource problem

Been getting this a lot lately. Never happened in the earlier days... Ram consumption, as reported by task-manager does not seem excessive, and ignoring the warning has yet to bite me. Any ideas?

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 • Lightroom Classic

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