September 23, 2011

Reminder: How to tune Photoshop CS5 for peak performance

A customer asked me today for Photoshop performance-tuning guidance, so I took a minute to track down the latest & greatest, most canonical guide from Adobe: it’s “How to tune Photoshop CS5 for peak performance” over on Photoshop PM Jeff Tranberry’s blog. Hope you find it useful.

Posted by John Nack at 11:06 AM on September 23, 2011


  • Todd Kopriva — 2:26 PM on September 23, 2011

    If you ever get the same question about the video applications, we have a post here for performance tuning for After Effects and Premiere Pro:

  • Ron — 6:32 PM on September 23, 2011

    This is great info. How about a similar article for optimizing Bridge? It seems that cache sizes are a concern. Also, when adding new keywords to a photo, I often get the error message: Thee was an error writing metadata to xxxx.nef. Purging the cache often fixes the issue. Seems to go in cycles not happening for months, then happening on every picture.

  • PECourtejoie — 8:50 AM on September 24, 2011

    And here is similar info about Lightroom, by Anita Dennis:

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