Photoshop Elements 14 is so often slow/unresponsive.

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Elements 14 is very sluggish - tool responsiveness, clicking on a layer in the layers panel to activate it, and lots more.  I am using Version 14, Windows 10 and lots of RAM. I teach Elements 14 with Windows 8, sometimes having problems during demos.  Several students use 14 at home too, reporting the same problems.  Some switch back to a previous version for some edits - like Photomerge Panorama.

I am under the impression that Elements 14 was re-written from the ground up.  Anything like that tends to need lots of tweaks.  Is there any chance that Adobe would allow people with version 14 to have a free upgrade to version 15 when it comes out?  Or give us a fantastic update that makes up for months of frustrations? What a great good will gesture to faithful customers that would be!  So many people buy a new version every time it comes out, or every other year, expecting improvements, not so many negative issues....
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Kathleen Madeline

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Douglas Kaplan

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You are exactly right! It is very sluggish and terrible when it comes to facial recognition. I was told they are working on a fix months ago, Still nothing! Very disappointing.
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Flo Hendry

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So slow!  The catalog is almost unusable it is so slow. Very frustrating!