Photoshop: How do I organise 3rd party plugins?

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Is there a way to re-oganise plug-ins in PhotoShop 2020.  I've installed some Topaz Plug-ins and they've been put into three different sub-menus in the filter menu  WHY?

I'd like to put them all under the same sub-menu,

Problem is I can't even find them - they are not in the 'Program Files/Adobe\Adobe Photoshop xxxx\Plug-ins' folder

Is this possible and where are they now in the newer versions of PS?

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Topaz is both standalone AND a plugin. It puts files in various places to make that work. On Mac, I have a list similar to yours under Applications. I also have various folders in other locations. I wouldn't recommend changing the location.

In fact, when they changed something in their installer, it farkled updates for some of us and I recently spent a week with help getting that straightened out. It had a LOT to do with where to put stuff so the newer update installers would work.

When you run the installer, it locates all the versions of any software program it can work with as a plugin and tells you before finishing what it has found. If you're finding that you have any installed programs that should run Topaz as a plugin, but the plugins don't show up in that application's filter menu, then you need to contact Topaz support.
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