Learn to download and install Photoshop as part of your Creative Cloud membership.

How to download and install Photoshop

Welcome to Photoshop! Whether you purchased a Complete, a Photography, or a Single-App plan, the process is the same. Simply download Photoshop from the Creative Cloud website and install it on your desktop.

  1. Go to the Creative Cloud website, and click Download. If prompted, sign in to your Creative Cloud account.

    Download Photoshop from the Creative Cloud website

      If you're using Windows, you may be prompted to save the downloaded file. If you're using macOS, you may be prompted to allow the download to take place.

    Note:

    If you have a free trial membership to Creative Cloud, see Download and install a Creative Cloud trial.

  2. Double-click the downloaded file to begin installation.

  3. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.

    On successful installation, the Creative Cloud desktop app launches at the same time as Photoshop.

    Note:

    Having trouble with your first download? See Fix errors installing Creative Cloud apps.