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You can download your app from the Creative Cloud website. If prompted, sign in to your Adobe account, then click either Download or Install for your app. For more information, see Download your Creative Cloud apps.

For solutions to a "failed to install" error, see Error: "Failed to install" Creative Cloud desktop app. To resolve other download, installation, and update issues, see this download and install troubleshooting guide.

Yes! You can download trial versions of any Creative Cloud app, including Photoshop, from the Creative Cloud apps catalog. You'll need to sign in with an Adobe ID and password to download a trial. For detailed instructions, see Download and install a Creative Cloud trial.

Read these simple solutions to common Adobe ID and sign in issues to regain access to your account.

You can install Photoshop and other Creative Cloud apps on up to two computers. If you want to install it on a third computer, you'll need to deactivate it on one of your previous machines. Learn more about activating and deactivating Creative Cloud apps.

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Sign in to your Adobe account. Under the Password section, select Change for Current Password, and then follow the onscreen instructions.

Forgot your password? Learn how to reset it.

Switching Creative Cloud plans is easy. Follow these step-by-step instructions to upgrade or change your plan.

Converting your trial to a paid membership is easy. Follow these step-by-step instructions to upgrade and start your membership.

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Still need help? Find more account, billing, and plan answers.

See Adobe Photoshop CS6 Help (PDF) for help and troubleshooting resources for Photoshop CS6.

Older versions of Photoshop were not designed or tested on current operating systems. Make sure that your computer meets the system requirements for your version of Photoshop.

Adobe provides installers for only our current apps and the previous major version of each. Our older apps don’t take advantage of the latest feature, operating system, and security updates. We recommend that you explore a free trial of Creative Cloud.

Yes, you can have multiple versions of Photoshop installed on your computer at the same time. Learn how to download previous versions of Photoshop directly from the Creative Cloud desktop app.

Start with basic Photoshop troubleshooting tips to help resolve your issues and find additional resources.

You may need to update Adobe Camera Raw, the plug-in Photoshop uses to import raw image files. Check the Creative Cloud desktop app to see if an update is available. If that doesn't resolve the problem, get more troubleshooting tips to solve Photoshop camera issues.

If you're experiencing image rendering issues, slow performance, or crashes, the cause could be a defective, unsupported, or incompatible graphics processor or graphics driver. Learn how to troubleshoot graphics processor or driver issues.

For a list of current known issues, workarounds and solutions, see Photoshop Known Issues.

You might need to optimize your operating system, your hardware, or your Photoshop setup. Learn how to optimize Photoshop performance.

Check out Troubleshoot crash or freeze | Photoshop to find simple instructions that can help you fix common crash or freeze errors in Photoshop.

See Photoshop System Requirements to see if your system hardware and software is compatible with the latest version of Photoshop.

Photoshop uses the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in to import and enhance raw images from many different cameras. For a list of the supported cameras, see Cameras supported by Camera Raw.

See Language versions available for Photoshop for a full list of languages supported by Photoshop.

See Photoshop Feature Summary for details on the latest new features and fixes in Photoshop.

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