How To Install Photoshop

Posted on October 1, 2021

Adobe Photoshop is a versatile and powerful photo editing tool that offers a wide range of features and functionality. This tutorial will guide you on how to install Adobe Photoshop on your computer.

Step 1: Create or Sign in to your Adobe Account

To download and install Adobe Photoshop, you’ll first need an Adobe account. If you don’t already have an account, you can create one for free. Visit the Adobe website and click on the “Sign In” button at the top right corner of the page, then follow the prompts to create or sign into your account.

Step 2: Download Photoshop

Once you’re signed in, navigate to the Photoshop page and click on the Buy now or Free Trial button. Complete the purchase or trial process. Afterwards, you’ll be given a download link. Click on the Download button to start downloading Photoshop.

Step 3: Install Photoshop

The next step is to install Photoshop. Once the download is complete, navigate to where the installer was saved (it’s usually in the Downloads folder), and double-click on it to start the installation process.

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Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. You’ll be asked to accept the terms and conditions, choose an installation location, and decide whether or not you want a desktop shortcut. Once you’ve made your choices, click “Install”.

Step 4: Launch Photoshop

Once the installation is complete, you can start using Photoshop! If you chose to create a desktop shortcut during installation, simply double-click on it to launch Photoshop. If you didn’t create a shortcut, you can find Photoshop in your computer’s list of applications.

If you’re launching Photoshop for the first time, you may have to sign in with your Adobe account. Once you’ve done that, you’re ready to start editing!


That’s it! You’ve successfully installed Adobe Photoshop on your computer. Now you can take your photo editing skills to the next level with this powerful tool. Happy editing!