Resolve the Issue of Photoshop Freezing after Update to Creative Cloud


“Hello all, here is an issue raised in Photoshop CC after recent update. My Photoshop hang up frequently when I use the quick selection brush or any NIK collection plug-ins. It also repeatedly happens when I try to make a duplicate layer. I really don’t have much idea about plug-ins and any kind of update issues in Photoshop. Can I expect any help here? So that I can get to know, what was the actual problem? Also I need quick solution to fix this issue. Thank you very much in advance for your expensive time and reply”.

It really feels dreadful when you encounter problems suddenly such as freezing of Photoshop application or file after update; that too when you working on a file which is of high importance to you. Then what is the solution to eliminate the glitch that you are facing now?

Know the fact:

Actually, when you update Photoshop to latest CC version the program makes modification in its plug-in architecture. When you install the update, by default it will uninstall prior version of Photoshop. It will migrate your presets, preferences and any compatible Add-Ons. And mainly it won’t transfer any third party plug-ins which is necessary for Photoshop CC update. Thus it is very important to install third party plug-ins which is adequate to run the Photoshop application without any issue.

Whenever you get latest update for Photoshop like Creative Cloud, be sure to click on “Advanced Options” and uncheck “Remove Old Versions” while installing them. To do this:

  • Make use of plug-in manufacturer’s installer to install their plug-ins
  • Be updated with latest versions of appropriate plug-ins
  • Verify and install plug-in in manufacturer’s website

In case your Photoshop files are corrupted because of unexpected freeze or hang of Photoshop application after updating Photoshop CC then prefer Yodot repair tool to fix the affected file.

Follow below steps to fix your PSD file using Yodot repair program:

  • Login to your PC as administrator then install and run the downloaded Yodot PSD Repair software
  • Next, choose Photoshop file path which need to be repaired by clicking on “Browse” button
  • Later, click on “Repair” button
  • After repairing file, click on “Browse” button and select destination location to save healthy Photoshop file

Learn more about Yodot PSD Repair software:

This tool is a right program to fix corrupt PSD file when you encountered any scenarios, which affects your Photoshop files. As its name suggest, the tool will allow you to fix files from different Adobe Photoshop versions such as 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS7, CS5, CS6 and CC. This repair utility has capability of fixing Photoshop file with Bitmap, Gray-Scale, Indexed Color, RGB Color, Lab Color modes and so on. While repairing your corrupt PSD or PDD file this tool won’t touch source file; instead it will fetch content, keep it new healthy file and fix it. This utility is available with user friendly interface so that you can implement this application without any technical assistance. Still if you feel complications, then 24/7 technical assistance will be provided by the support team. This tool can fix PSD files on various Windows OS based systems such as Windows10, Windows 8.x, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Server 2003. As well as it repairs Adobe Photoshop files on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and El Capitan based Mac machines.

Suggestions:

  • Save several copies of vital Photoshop files before you carry-out any changes to Photoshop application
  • Verify carefully before installing any third party software on your system