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Photoshop on mac “could not save [file] because write access was not granted”

I've been seeing this error a lot lately: Could not save [file] because write access was not granted I've checked all the standard reasons why permission to save a file might be denied: The ...
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Cannot install Adobe CS5 - install hangs at calculating time

I am not able to install any of the Adobe CS5 software. The installer hangs when calculating time. Here's what I found in the installer log: [ 0] Mon Oct 3 21:22:13 2011 INFO ::START ...
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What network access can I safely block for Adobe Creative Cloud?

Adobe Creative Cloud talks to a lot of servers via a lot of services, and it personally makes me uncomfortable when software talks home a lot like that. So I'm wondering, what of those network ...
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Create .icns ad hoc

I want to create .icns for an app i made, i know how to make icons in png and .ico but i don't know much about it. Which size should i create my icons before to convert them? I don't want my icons ...
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What is causing Photoshop to always stay on top?

I'm on Mac OS X El Cap. And I'm using PS CS 6 Extended. If I switch to Photoshop, and do my work, then try to switch to say Chrome via cmd+tab, Photoshop stays on top. My questions: What might ...
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Erase in Adobe Sketch?

I'm using an iPad Pro with Apple Pencil... the Apple Pencil annoyingly doesn't have an eraser on the back end like the Pencil by 53. I've also not been able to locate a button that allows me to use ...
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iMac disk write issues

I have a problem specifically with Photoshop Elements 12 Organiser and the ability to write to the internal drive on an iMac 5k with El Capitan. I have full read write access to the files on the disk ...
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Macbook Pro 15“ vs 13” - Performance vs portability

Currently I've got a MacBook Pro 15" (mid-2010, model 6,2), with 8 GB RAM, 2,5 GHz i5 Processor and Intel HD Graphics 288 MB video card. Seeing as it's 5+ years old, I really need a new one, ...
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How to fix Photoshop CS3 startup error “One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder” after upgrading to 10.6?

After upgrading to 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Adobe Photoshop gives an error message on every start of the application: "One or more files in the Adobe Application Support folder, necessary for running ...
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any tools for developers for editing screen shots of web pages?

I am not a photoshop expert neither want to become one. I want to show to client the next version of changes in the current web page for example consider current google page, in the next version ...
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Drag and drop from Photos.app to Photoshop

I can't seem to drag-and-drop photos from the Photos application into Photoshop, I could do this with iPhoto... How do I edit them in Photoshop?
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Adobe Photoshop error message about display driver with my MacBook Pro

I have just installed Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. When it came up, after lots of time and annoying spinning colored disk, I got the message "Photoshop has encountered a problem with the display driver, ...
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Macbook Pro double clicks whenever using a USB mouse/tablet with Corel Painter

Recently my Macbook 2012 has been having an issue. Whenever plugged into a USB device, be it a mouse (Razer Taipan) or a graphics tablet (Wacom Bamboo Manga or Wacom Cintiq 13HD) it registers all ...
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Photoshop not recognised as default app after OS update

I just upgraded my system software and all my graphic design photo images now say I can't open them and I should click get info on the finder, which I do and they still won't open. These are photoshop ...
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Folder created in Photoshop not showing up in finder

This is really crazy issue i'm experiencing here: I downloaded the newest Photoshop CC 2015 and started working with it to crop some images for a client. After that, i've saved all the images for the ...
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Why doesn't window management software like Divvy work with Adobe Photoshop?

I use both Divvy and SizeUp to manage my windows. They work fine with application windows with the exceptions of Adobe Photoshop. They just don't seem to work with Photoshop. Whenever I apply them on ...
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Cannot maximize a window by simply clicking on the Photoshop CC app icon

My OS is Yosemite and I work in CC apps daily. I minimize several ways (clicking on the minimize button in the window, command + M, etc.) but I used to be able to just go down to the Photoshop app ...
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Photoshop CC not responding when opening a 2MB PDF file

There's a Mac on my job that recently got installed Adobe CC. I, myself, haven't used CC before, always CS6 so I don't know about the common errors, bugs, crashes or fixes. Moreover, I'm not a ...
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How do I reinstall Adobe Design and Web Premium CS6 on my Mac?

When I tried to open Photoshop I got a message that files were missing. Someone (mis?)informed me that I had to uninstall Photoshop and then hit the button to reinstall. Instead the whole file along ...
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Getting rid of the annoying Photoshop CS6 timeline

Every time I open Photoshop, here it is, the annoying and obtuse timeline box. I hide it. I create my own workspace and save it. But every time I run Photoshop CS6 the timeline window is there. I ...
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Photoshop CS5 and Wacom - all menus grayed when App focus changed

Occasionally, when I switch (via ⌘ cmd+⇥ Tab or Expose) from Photoshop to another App then back - all of the Photoshop menu items are grayed (inactive state). You can still issue hotkey commands like ...
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Problem with Photoshop CS6 Freezing up on OSX Mavericks

I have a iMac we purchased last year (27inch, 32GB Ram, 512GB Flash Storage, OSX 10.9 Mavericks) with Adobe CS6 installed on it. About 2 months ago our Graphic Designer started having problems where ...
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Photoshop CS6 and NetBeans very sluggish and laggy on new rMBP 2014

So I have this problem with Photoshop CS6 and NetBeans being very sluggish and laggy on my new rMBP 2014 15" 16GB RAM. It's running perfectly fine on my iMac 2009 21" 4GB RAM school computer, except ...
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Upgrade to Yosemite Cutting Off Photoshop CS6 Dialog With Two Displays

This isn't my screenshot, but this is what is happening in Photoshop CS6 after updating to Yosemite, the top of the open dialog gets chopped off. We've tested and this only happens when the second ...
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Photoshop to iPad color profile woes

This is driving me insane. I always design in Photoshop with my monitor profile as the active profile. My PSD's are never color managed. This is the way I've designed since I can remember and I have ...
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Are there viable and cheaper alternatives to Photoshop?

Is there any software like Photoshop that can also open .PSD files? I don't need an enterprise / extremely feature laden editor, but I do wish to have the following required features at a price point ...
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Photoshop CC is creating problematic JPEGs that make Preview.app lose its mind

I have a 2013 Retina MBP on Yosemite, with a licensed copy of Photoshop CC. My problem is, Preview cannot deal with JPEGs I am creating in Photoshop. Preview is really sluggish when it loads the ...
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Is There A Free Photoshop Alternative for Mac OS X?

I've been doing quite a bit of searching, but I'm only turning up commercially licensed packages. I don't need something as fully-featured as Photoshop, but something in that genre is sufficient. ...
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Can I run a 32-bit Photoshop automation in Mavericks or Yosemite?

In my business I run Photoshop CS5's (and CS5.5's) web gallery function all the time. Adobe got rid of it in consequent incarnations but I still use it regularly for my clients. This automated ...
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Problem with move tool in Photoshop CS 5.5

I just switched from PC to Mac, and there's a problem with Photoshop on OS X: I can't move any layer with the Move tool. It doesn't display any error or dialog box but it simply won't do it. Whenever ...
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How do I add a program to the “Open With” when I right click over an image in Mail OS X Mavericks

I am using OS Mavericks 10.9.4 and Mail 7.3. I frequently open JPEG images in Photoshop from the mail application. I right click to Open With, and Photoshop used to be an option before I "upgraded" to ...
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Filtering a photo of a document to look like a proper scan

So there are a couple of iOS apps that "scan" documents and automatically do some processing to make the image look like a quality scan from a real scanner. When I'm trying this on the Mac with ...
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Color Profiles Wonky - Mac OSX / Photoshop, PDFs, etc

Been trying to print a simple JPEG file (set in RGB mode) to my HP 3511 Deskjet. I know my printer is capable of printing in color. It's done it before. I did a test print the other night through HP, ...
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Can't generate a Reflow project from photoshop CC

According to this video importing a psd from Photoshop CC to Reflow is as simple as going to the menu File > Generate and clic Edge Reflow Project. But this menu item is not showing in my case. I'm ...
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How can I view locations of layers in PSD files without photoshop on osx?

I have some PSD files I had produced, but I don't have the positions of the layers aka images that were produced aka buttons etc. I don't have photoshop. I have tried gimp and pixelmator, but they ...
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Maverick's installation: Can i install Mavericks on a non-case-sensitive partition?

I'm trying to install photoshop on my iMac but it looks like I can't install Mavericks if I have a case-sensitive partition. Is it a known bug? Can I do anything to fix it?
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How can I incorporate photoshop with automator?

I'm new to Automator and want to create some actions of my own, that will work with mainly Photoshop and possibly some other 3rd party apps, but the only options that appear are for Apple apps and MS ...
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Possible to send an image from Preview app to Adobe Photoshop?

I would like to have a button or configurable keyboard shortcut to send the image in active Preview app to Adobe Photoshop. It will also be useful if I can specify which version of Photoshop to open ...
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How to install Adobe Photoshop CS4 without discs

How to install Adobe photoshop without original discs, install from copied files only?
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How to find if my Photoshop CS6 has Retina support

Is there a way to tell if my Photoshop supports retina? If I find it's out of date with that feature, how do I update and make sure it went thrught?
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Why can't I choose full screen mode in Photoshop CS6?

I am using a trial version of Photoshop CS6, and I can't choose full screen mode. I am running OS X 10.9. What's wrong?
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Does OSX Mavericks prevent third party software from having a “Save as” option?

I'm considering upgrading some of my machines from Snow Leopard to OSX Mavericks (and possibly buying a new Mac Pro), but I'm extremely concerned about losing the "Save as" option in third party ...
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my Mac Pro was stolen and had Adobe Master suite on it. is there a way to delete that program on the stolen lap top and install it on a new one?

My Mac Pro was stolen...I still have the computer ID..can I delete the adobe CS on that computer so I can install it on a new MAC Pro? I have the CS on my Mac Desk and I would like to install it on ...
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Ideal iMac For programming (and some photoshop) [closed]

I am going to get a 21.5" iMac. It will primarily be used for Android, iOS, and web development, but may occasionally be used for some photoshop. Any other uses I have for it will be insignificant ...
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I run out of RAM on a 8GB MacBook Pro 15"

I'm a designer using Snow Leopard on a MacBook Pro 15" (i7) with 8GB Ram, 500GB (180GB free) (2010 model). I usually use Chrome (4/5 tabs), Firefox (1/2 tabs), Skype, VM Ware Fusion (with Win XP, ...
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Leopard or Lion with Photoshop 11.0?

I just downloaded OS7 to my iphone. To back it up on itunes it needs itunes 11.1. It wont download to my computer because I'm still running 10.5.8. If I upgrade to Snow Leopard or Lion I need to know ...
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How can I best use an SSD?

I have a Mac Pro, and I've added an Intel 80GB SSD to improve performance in LightRoom and Photoshop. So far so good. But after moving all of my current work, catalogs, etc. to the SSD, I still have ...
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What's the touch resolution (LPI) of the Magic Trackpad?

I'd like to know how the Magic Trackpad compares with Wacom tablets as far as resolution goes. The Wacom Intuos5 line has 5080 LPI, while the Bamboo line has 2540.
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Is “The disk copy of 'filename.psd' was changed since…” dialog a sign of harddrive issues?

I saw this message and I'm not sure if it is a sign of harddrive issues (corruption, etc) or anything I should be concerned about. It popped up in Photoshop when saving. Might also be worth noting ...
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Photoshop elements 11

I am comparing prices of Photoshop Elements 11 for our new iMac. Some of the ads say 4 gb space needed for download. Others are less money but only need 1.5 gb. Are there different versions of ...