Issue

After you update Photoshop on Mac OS, you get the following error while launching Photoshop:

The application "Adobe Photoshop CC 2015" can't be opened.

Launch error message Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 can't be opened

Solution

Uninstall then reinstall Photoshop using the Creative Cloud application:

Additional details:

This problem only occurs on Macintosh if:

  • The custom location Photoshop is installed on is a path that has a period in the name. For example, Mac OS 10.11 or Photoshop 2015.1.

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