Photoshop Elements For The Mac

  1. Since updating to Mac OS Catalina my original Photoshop no longer works, (32bit installer) not wanting to purchase a monthly subscription I went this way and got Photoshop Elements. It is a dumbed down version of Photoshop.Had trouble installing and registering, the product an called Adobe.
  2. The Synergy service may interrupt with the movement of the mouse in Photoshop Elements Editor. Do one of the following: Mac OS. Go to Applications Utilities, and double-click Activity Monitor. In Activity Monitor, close the Synergy service process. Open the Start Menu and choose Run. In the box that appears, type services.msc,.
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Go to Edit Preferences (Mac: Photoshop Elements Preferences General), click the Reset Preferences on next launch button, and then click OK. When you restart Adobe Photoshop Elements, all preferences are reset to default settings. A new preferences file is created the next time you start Photoshop Elements.

Note:

This knowledgebase article is in addition to the information available on the Photoshop Elements blog post: http://blogs.adobe.com/pselements/photoshop-elements-basic-troubleshooting-to-fix-most-issues/#Preferences.

Issue: Photoshop Elements slows down or freezes when you are using its tools

If you are facing issues with Photoshop Elements slowing down or freezing while using various tools, use these troubleshooting tips to solve the error.

Solution 1: Let Photoshop Elements Editor idle

  • Leave Editor idle for one hour or so. If Photoshop Elements Editor keeps freezing while using tools, try leaving it idle for an hour to check if it resolves the error.

Solution 2: Network printers

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  • Remove Network Printers from Control Panel. If you have network printers connected to your computer, change your default printer to a local printer. Basic steps to add or remove a printer are available here.

Solution 3: Stop the Synergy service

The Synergy service may interrupt with the movement of the mouse in Photoshop Elements Editor. Do one of the following:

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  • Mac OS
    1. Go to Applications > Utilities, and double-click Activity Monitor.
    2. In Activity Monitor, close the Synergy service process.
  • Windows
    1. Open the Start Menu and choose Run.
    2. In the box that appears, type services.msc, and click OK.
    3. Right-click Synergy service, and choose Stop.

Solution 4: Disable the Rapport service

If you have Trusteer Endpoint Protection installed on your machine and are observing freezing problems, try disabling the Rapport Service.

  1. Go to Windows Start Menu.

    Note: Using Task Manager to stop the Rapport service does not solve this issue, because this service gets automatically restarted in the background.

  2. Choose Trusteer Rapport > Rapport Console, and then choose Stop.

Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements have various preferences files. The following is a detailed list of their locations.

Windows XP: C:Documents and Settings[user name]Application dataAdobePhotoshop Elements{version number}Editor

Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10: C:Users[user name]AppDataRoamingAdobePhotoshop Elements{version number}Editor

Windows XP: C:Documents and Settings[user name]Application DataAdobePremiere Elements{version number}

Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10: C:Users[user name]AppDataRoamingAdobePremiere Elements{version number}

Windows XP: C:Documents and Settings[user name]Application DataAdobeElements Organizer{version number}Organizer

Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10: C:Users[user name]AppDataRoamingAdobeElements Organizer{version number}Organizer

Windows XP: C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataAdobeElements OrganizerCatalogs

Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10: C:ProgramDataAdobeElements OrganizerCatalogs

Note: The Application Data/AppData folder on Windows is hidden. To find it, see Show hidden files, folders, filename extensions

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.adobe.PhotoshopElements.plist

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe Photoshop Elements {version number} Paths

Folder: /Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe Photoshop Elements {version number} Settings

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.Adobe.Premiere Elements.{version number}.plist

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.adobe.Adobe Premiere Elements.framework.plist

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.Adobe.Premiere Elements-{version number}.plist

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.Adobe.ASWrapper Server.{version number}.plist

Folder:

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe/Premiere Elements/{version number}

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe/Premiere Elements {version number}

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe/Adobe ASWrapper Server/{version number}

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.Adobe.Elements Organizer.{version number}.plist

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/com.adobe.photodownloader.plist

Folders:

/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe/ElementsOrganizer/

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/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe/CAHeadless/{version number}

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/Users/[user name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe/dynamiclinkmanager

NOTE: The user library folder on Mac 10.7 and later is hidden. To find it, see Access hidden user library files Mac OS 10.7 and later

Preference settings control how Photoshop Elements Editor displays images, cursors, and transparencies, saves files, uses plug‑ins and scratch disks, and so on. If the application exhibits unexpected behavior, the preferences file could be damaged. You can restore all preferences to their defaults.

Note: Deleting the preferences file is an action that cannot be undone.

Do one of the following:

  • Press and hold Alt+Control+Shift (Mac: Option+Command+Shift) immediately after Photoshop Elements begins launching. Click Yes to delete the Adobe Photoshop Elements settings file.
  • Go to Edit > Preferences (Mac: Photoshop Elements > Preferences > General), click the Reset Preferences on next launch button, and then click OK. When you restart Adobe Photoshop Elements, all preferences are reset to default settings.

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A new preferences file is created the next time you start Photoshop Elements Editor. For information on a specific preference option, search for the preference name in Help.

In certain situations, messages containing warnings or prompts are displayed. You can disable the display of these messages by selecting the Don’t Show Again option in the message. You can also reset the messages you’ve disabled at a later time.

  1. In Windows, choose Edit > Preferences > General. In Mac, choose Photoshop Elements > Preferences > General.