How to Change Adobe Photoshop CC Install Location?

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"Hi guys, do you know how to change the install location of Adobe Photoshop CC to another drive? I recently upgraded Photoshop to the latest version - Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 and it's amazing. 
But it takes too much space on my C drive. My C drive has only 100GB. Most applications, programs, and software are all installed on the C drive, which leaves me quite a small space for my computer to run. And then my computer becomes slower and slower.

I was thinking that if I could move and change the Adobe Photoshop install location and move other big applications into another drive, it would save me quite a lot of space for speeding up my PC. But how to transfer installed apps to a new location? If you do know how to do the job, please let me know. Thank you."

Are you having a similar problem that your system C drive has been almost taken up by installed software, programs, and applications? Then your PC becomes slower and slower.

So how to fix this problem? You have two choices: 1. Extend system C drive; 2. Transfer installed applications to another drive. 

Here below, we'll show you the second method to guide you migrate and transfer installed big apps, programs to a new hard drive, or partition the help of powerful application transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans

EaseUS Todo PCTrans is now available on the Adobe Photoshop CC 2019.

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Method 1. Change Adobe Photoshop Location with App Migration Tool

Reliable App migration tool  - EaseUS Todo PCTrans enables you to transfer applications, programs, software, and personal documents and files into a second partition or new hard drive in your PC.

It allows you to move unlimited applications and files into a new drive or PC with simple clicks. All Windows systems are supported. You can free download it right here for changing Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 and Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 now.

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Tutorial: Change Adobe Photoshop CC 2017/2016 install location

Now you can follow this tutorial article to see how to change the install location of Adobe Photoshop or other installed programs on your PC with the help of EaseUS Todo PCTrans: 

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans, choose "App Migration", and click "Start" on the main screen.

select app migration

Step 2. EaseUS Todo PCTrans will automatically scan and display all the supported programs. 

  • Find the programs you want to change the location and select them.
  • Also, click the triangle icon to select the destination to migrate the programs to.
select the program and destination

Step 3. Click "Transfer" to start changing the program installation location.

click transfer to start changing program location

Method 2. Change the Install Location for Photoshop Using the Creative Cloud

For newer versions of Photoshop and other Adobe apps are linked with Creative Cloud, so you can simply use the Creative Cloud desktop app to change the install location.

Here is how to manually change the Photoshop location by using Adobe Creative Cloud:

Step 1. Open Creative Cloud and click the Account icon, select "Preference".

Step 2. Select "Apps" and click the Edit icon next to the Install Location.

Step 3. Browse and select the location where you want to install your Creative Cloud apps.

Step 4. Click "Done".

Change Creative Cloud Photoshop intall location


In the process of using Photoshop on Windows PC, it's easy to get C drive full issues as the more PSD files you create and store in the system C drive by dufault. The most efficient solution toward C drive full issue is to change the default location of the Photoshop. 

EaseUS Todo PCTrans with its App Migration feature can efficiently switch the Photoshop and its default install location to another drive in simple clicks.

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Alongside moving Apps to another drive, EaseUS Todo PCTrans also enables users to free up C drive junk files with its System Drive Cleanup and Move Large Files features. And it's available for all levels of users.

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 10 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions to resolve Windows & Mac data recovery, data backup, partition management, data transfer, Windows update issues, etc.

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