Details, please. My clairvoyant and mind reader hats are still at the cleaners.
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Yesterday I downloaded the latests up grade for Photoshop CC from the cloud. I attempted to open the program just now and it continually stops short of opening and shows the spinning disk.
< sigh >
Read the link above please. You still give no useful information whatsoever.
Just upgraded Photoshop and now it will not launch.
Does your system meet Adobe Requirements for what ever version of photoshop you upgraded to?
The photoshop version is whatever was downloaded from CC this year. Since it will not open I can only say what goes by on the screen which is Photoshop CC.
I am running OSX 10.8.5
8 GB Ram
22 GB free disk space
Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics 3000
The program stops short of opening with the spinning disk
22 GB of free deskspace is way too little.
Those miserly 22 GB will have to be shared by both the Photoshop scratch and the swap files of the OS,
Personally, I keep a separate, dedicated internal HD with 332 GB available as my primary Photoshop scratch disk, and about half a Terabite available elsewhere, not counting my boot disk.
The rule of thumb I follow says to figure on 50 to 100 times the size of your largest file ever multiplied by the number of files you have open. I have seen the scratch file exceed 300 GB once, an admittedly rare occurrence, but it often exceeds 200 GB when stitching large panoramas and the like.
As an example—and stressing that I'm aware that others have even more scratch space than I do—I keep two dedicated, physically separate hard drives as my primary and secondary Photoshop scratch disks and a lot of GB free on my boot drive for the OS. I also have 16 GB of RAM installed.
Additionally, if you only have a single HD, i.e. your boot drive, you'd need it to be large enough to accommodate both the swap files of the OS as well as Photoshop's scratch.
The scratch often exceeds 300 GB when working with very large pano shot, for instance; and in one extreme case I've seen it grow to over 800 GB.
Thank you for the perspective on this.
Point of information please: Why would the program open the way it always had with this this amount of free disk, and then the first time I try to open it after downloading the cloud upgrade (as I was asked to to in a notice from Adobe) it hangs up on opening? Nothing else changed, just the the download.
Well, you had said only that you "upgraded Photoshop". You had not mentioned "Creative Cloud" until now.
The serial numbers are different for the Cloud and for the Perpetual License to Photoshop CS 6.
Since it's so hard to get detailed information from you, I'm leaving this thread in the hope that someone with more patience than yours truly will chime in to help you, This is not good for my hypertension. Sorry.
—Still, 22 GB of disk space is inadequate.