Photoshop preference settings

Software preferences allow a user to save optional settings for how an application is used. The preference settings that are made will remain for future work with the software. The preferences that are available will vary from program to program. Sometimes there are many, other times only a few. The more preference settings that are available, the more the user will be able to customize and improve their user experience.

Photoshop has many preferences.

The following instructions are for setting some of the preferences in Photoshop CC. The preferences that are available are the same in Macs and Windows.

Open Preferences:

In the Preferences dialog:

Note that there are also preferences to be set in Adobe Bridge and Adobe's Camera Raw plug-in.