Suggestion: please increase the number of active extensions in Ps

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Currently PsCC2020 has limit of 20 extensions. I have a few more and must always turn off one to use another...what a waste of time. Current win10 PC: CPU + GPU and RAM more than sufficient to run added extensions.
I'm guessing I am not the only one with many extensions.
Please help us all....increase the number of extensions available for instant this point 30 is enough, but why not unlimited with a warning that too many may cause reduced Ps performance...if that is what would happen?
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Doug S

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Cristen Gillespie

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Could you give me more information? I have 27 extensions installed. I don't keep all of them in my workspace, though I can add one at any time I need it. Are you saying if you place more than 20 extensions into your workspace even though they're not in use, you can't  run the 21st extension you place in your workspace without closing another?

I've searched through Google and all the help on Extensions I could find, including read their troubleshooting page, and I can't find any reference to a limitation on the number you can have. So I'm wondering how would I set up my workspace to experience the problem you're seeing.
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Jaroslav Bereza

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I think new UXP technology will solve that problem once the new extension will be rewritten to it.
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I have the same issue as Doug S. I too have current Windows 10 and Photoshop will only allow 20 extensions. 
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Cristen Gillespie

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Okay. I had to keep dragging extensions into my workspace to reach the 20 limit. They should definitely have that in their Helpx pages AND on their Exchange Troubleshooting page. Seems negligent that they haven't made that prominent enough that it's obvious.

I obviously don't need 20 of my extensions in my workspace. I've opened from the menu those extensions I don't use all the time. But if there are more than 20 extensions you DO use all the time, I think you should be the one to take the performance hit, not have them say you can't. Especially as more people get extremely powerful computers, so limitations based on performance are outdated almost before they're applied.