How to Install Photoshop Actions


Photoshop Actions In addition to understanding how to install and use Lightroom Presets, it can be helpful to know how to install and use Photoshop Actions. In addition, similar to the reason why photographers and retouchers use Lightroom Presets; Photoshop Actions are used to speed up their workflow. These can also be created or downloaded from others who have created them. If you download an action, you will need to install it to use it. While there are a couple of ways to install Photoshop Actions, I will be showing you a quick and easy way I normally install Photoshop Actions. Here’s a free Photoshop Action made that you can download and follow along with! Free Action Download!

  1. First, you will need to download a Photoshop Action. If your new action is in a .zip file, you will need to unzip it.
  2. Open Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop Action
  3. Go to your Actions Panel. If it is not already visible in your workspace, you can go to the Menu Bar and click Window > Actions. The Actions panel should pop up.Photoshop Actions
  4. Next, click and open the dropdown options menu in the top right corner of the Actions Panel > Select Load Actions. Photoshop Actions
  5. A new window will pop up where you can find the folder of your downloaded action and select it. Click Open. Photoshop Actions
  6. Now the new action should be available in your Actions Panel and ready for use. Photoshop Actions
  7. Click the Action’s folder arrow to view the new Photoshop Action. Press Play and enjoy your action!Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions

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