How to Install Adobe Photoshops Contents


There are hundreds of Web sites offering free Adobe Photoshop brushes, layer style effects, actions, shapes, patterns, gradients, and color swatch sets.

Here's what you need to do with these files to get them working in Adobe Photoshop.

Fonts
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Place the files into:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Brushes.

Brushes
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Place the *.abr files into:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Brushes.

To load them click on Brushes or(Go to Windows -> Brushes), click the small arrow in the upper right corner of the palette, and choose load brushes. The brushes will be added to the current brushes.


Styles
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Place the *.asl files into:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Styles.

To load them, click on Shapes or(Go to Windows -> Shapes), click the small arrow in the upper right corner of the palette, and choose load Styles. The Styles will be added to the current Styles. (You should find the window as same as Brushes)

Color Swatches
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Place the *.aco files into:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Color Swatches.

To load them, (Go to Windows -> Color Swatches), click the small arrow in the top right corner of the palette, and choose load swatches. The Swatches will be added to the current Swatches. (You should find the window as same as Brushes)

Shapes
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Place the *.csh files into:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Custom Shapes.

To load them, click Shapes Palette, On the menu bar click the small arrow in the top right corner of the palette, and choose load Shapes. The Shapes will be added to the current Shapes.


Patterns
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Place the *.pat files into:
Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Patterns.

To load them, click Patterns palette, On the menu bar, click the small arrow in the top right corner of the palette, and choose load Patterns.The Patterns will be added to the current Patterns. (You should find the window as same as Shapes)

Gradients
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Place the *.grd files into:
Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Gradients

To load them, click Gradient palette, On the menu bar, click the small arrow in the top right corner of the palette, and choose load Patterns. The Gradients will be added to the current brushes. (You should find the window as same as Shapes)

Actions
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Place the *.atn files into:
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop\Presets\Photoshop Actions.

To load an Action (Go to Window -> Actions), click the small arrow in the top right corner of the palette, and choose load Actions. The Actions will be added to the Actions palette.

Note: Most of these files can actually be saved anywhere on your computer, but to make them available from each tool's menu, they should be located in the appropriate folder under Presets. If you keep the files in another location, you will need to navigate to that location each time you want to use them.


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6 comments: on "How to Install Adobe Photoshops Contents"

insanevisitationsofacrazymind said...

very informative and helpful.......

Vinayak said...

nice post
informative and good

kenwooi.com said...

nice tips!
photoshop does wonders! =D

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Paranormal ME said...

cool post..
was really helpful...being a photoshp freak..
thanks buddy..

Akshay said...

Can U Upload A Complete Collection Of PS Brushes ??

Akshay said...

Yess It Was Really HelpFul

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