Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Updating your operating system, part of Photoshop: Optimizing Performance.
I want to briefly talk about updates in…the effect that they can have on performance.…Adobe regularly issues updates to a variety of different products and…if you want to see what the latest and greatest are you can…go to adobe.com, Download within here there's a section on product…updates and we can see that there're updates for all different things.…We wanted to come over here to Photoshop on the Mac.…We can find out the most recent updates and…get more information off them.…For instance, this one introduces high DPI support on the Mac platform.…
Now, I should mention that the easiest way to do these…is directly within the application, where you can just click Help.…And update or if you're using creative cloud, you'll…be notified about updates in the creative cloud application manager.…Now the other area that you want to make sure, you watch for updates is, the OS.…And in…this case, on the Mac that's the App Store.…And we will regularly get updates here.…In both cases, with the Adobe applications,…and with the updates to the OS, I…
In this installment of Photoshop Insider Training, Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O'Neil Hughes steps through the process of optimizing Photoshop's performance. The course begins with hardware configuration, from processor and memory recommendations to hard drive and solid-state drive (SSD) advice. Next, learn about the Photoshop preferences that deliver the best balance of performance and flexibility. Finally, discover the best way to move and save files and how other applications and even the health of your disk drive impact Photoshop's processes.
- Optimizing a GPU and processor
- Monitoring memory usage
- Keeping an eye on the efficiency indicator
- Reducing image resolution
- Turning off presets and thumbnails
- Exporting without the clipboard
- Closing unnecessary applications
- Repairing your drive