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 up too much space on my C drive. My C drive has only 100GB. And then my computer becomes slower and slower.

How do you transfer installed apps to a new drive? If you do know how to do the job, please let me know. Thank you."

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

So, how do we fix this problem? You have two choices:

  1. 1. Extend system C drive;
  2. 2. Transfer installed applications to another drive. 

Here below, we'll show you the second method to guide you to migrate and transfer installed big apps programs to a new hard drive or partition with 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 CC Install Location Automatically

EaseUS Todo PCTrans enables you to transfer applications, including Adobe Photoshop, to another drive. Without reinstallation, you can run Adobe Photoshop on another drive as before. EaseUS Todo PCTrans has a clear interface, making it friendly to beginners. Furthermore, it is compatible with all Windows PCs. 

With its help, you can easily transfer Adobe Photoshop from the C drive to another drive. Follow the tutorial to try:

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

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Method 2. Change the Install Location for Photoshop Manually

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, click the Account icon, and 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

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

EaseUS Todo PCTrans, with its App Migration feature, can efficiently switch Photoshop and its default install location to another drive with 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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How to Change Adobe Photoshop CC Install Location

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