Install Photoshop Actions Easily with These Easy-to-Follow Instructions

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Install Photoshop actions easily by following these instructions. If you’re not familiar with the process of installing Photoshop actions, it’s quite easy. Instructions are provided in both video and written formats, and there is also a video at the bottom of the page for installing actions in Photoshop Elements.

How to Install Actions in Photoshop

There are 2 different methods that we’ll cover.

Method 1 – Install Photoshop Actions

First Step – Download the action set (download link will be provided following purchase)

Second Step – Unzip the file and save the action set to your hard drive

Third Step – Open Photoshop

Fourth Step – Find the action file (.atn file) on your computer and double click it

After following these steps the action set will be installed and you can access it by going to Windows > Actions. Here you’ll find all of the action sets that are installed.

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Now, to run an action all you have to do is open a photograph, click on the arrow next to the folder of the action set, highlight the action you want, and click play.

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Method 2 – Install Photoshop Actions

First Step – Download the action set (download link will be provided following purchase)

Second Step – Unzip the file and save the action set to your hard drive

Third Step – Open Photoshop and open a photo

Fourth Step – Click on Window > Actions

Fifth Step – At the top right of the actions window click on the down arrow, then click on “load actions”

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Sixth Step – Find the .atn file on your computer and click “load”

Now, to run an action all you have to do is open a photograph, click on the arrow next to the folder of the action set, highlight the action you want, and click play.

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Install Photoshop Actions for Elements (PSE 11 or newer)

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