Webstorm using too much memory

I have given web storm 10GB of memory, now it still hangs & needs more memory. :/ 



I have a similar view for my Activity Monitor (around 10GB) using Webstorm

WebStorm 2018.3.6
Build #WS-183.6156.10, built on March 24, 2019
JRE: 1.8.0_152-release-1343-b28 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.3


After every sleep-wakeup cycle for my Mac, the memory usage for Webstorm keeps increasing. I don't remember, when I last Shutdown my MacbookPro.


I faced  12GB ram usage!!! Why did it happen? What is the problem? How I can fix it?


Do you have any problems related to memory usage (outOfMemory errors, prompts to increase the heap size)?
The IDE itself can't consume more than Xmx value (default is 750M). Memory usage in OS task manager normally differs from Java application memory usage. OS Task Manager is reporting the overall memory used by Java process which consists of Java application heap + JVM resources + whatever else, it's a native OS process vs. Java application running in JVM. Please see https://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/hc/en-us/articles/360018776919 for details


Was there ever any resolution to this?  I face the same issue described above and have for years.  Every time I sleep and resume my Mac, Webstorm starts using large amounts of memory and I get the popup about Webstorm running short of memory and offering me to shutdown and restart.


I'm having a similar problem. It's consuming too much memory, and my MBP is a m2 8gb variant, which is a major setback. WS consumes more than 60% of available memory. Could we please have a resolution on this?


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