01 basic settings – Photoshop CS6 & CC tutorials A to Z – training courses START HERE!
To view TJ styles original video I learned from, go:
Photoshop Cs6 For Beginners – 01 – Getting Started
In Windows select Edit/preferences/general
in Mace select Edite/references/general
select zoom with scroll wheel
color theme – Most professionals seem to use the dark theme.
ui font size
File handling tab:
check Automatically save recovery information. Set to every 5 minutes
Maximize PSD & PSB file compatibility – Select never if you do not need your files to be compatible with older versions of Photoshop. This will reduce file size 20 to 40 percent.
performance tab: if you have low ram, set to approximately 60%. If you have high ram, set between 80 and 90%. I have 12 GB and I set mine at 90%.
If you do not have a graphics card, get one. I have one, but need to upgrade. Photoshop pointed out that my card may not be compatible for 3D
Plug ins tab:
check “show all filter gallery groups and names.