How do I clear my scratch disk space in Photoshop?
How to clear the scratch disk on Windows
- In Photoshop, choose Edit > Preferences.
- Click Scratch Disks and choose the drive that is used as scratch disk.
- Remove large files from the disk if it has less than 40GB of free space.
How do you add a scratch disk to Photoshop?
By default, Photoshop uses the hard drive on which the operating system is installed as the primary scratch disk however you can change and/or add additional drives for Photoshop to use. To do this, choose Preferences > Scratch Disks, and select the desired drive from the list.
Why is my hard drive not showing up as scratch disk Photoshop?
If you are going to assign a external scratch drive in Photoshop Mac, it must be formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled) or it will not show up in the Photoshop Scratch drive list, even if it is showing up in the Finder or Desktop. If it’s already MacOS Extended, run Disk Utility First Aid on it.
How do I empty my scratch disk without opening Photoshop?
If you can’t free up enough space – or, you simply want to select a different scratch disk drive, but Photoshop won’t open because the disks are full – then you can hold CTRL+ALT (Windows) or CMD+OPTION (Mac) while Photoshop is launching to select a new scratch disk drive.
How do I empty the scratch disk on my computer?
Open Photoshop, and then click on Edit from the menu bar. Select Purge and then select All. It will empty the amount of space occupied in the scratch disk.
What do I do when Photoshop says scratch disks are full?
You can also resolve a ‘scratch disk full’ condition by selecting additional drives for use as scratch disks. Hold down the Cmd + Option keys (macOS) or Ctrl + Alt keys (Windows) during app launch and set a new scratch disk for your system under the Scratch Disk Preferences dialog that opens.
Where are my Photoshop temp files?
It’s in C:UsersUserAppDataLocalTemp. To access that, you can type %LocalAppData%Temp in the Start > Run field. Look for “Photoshop Temp” file list. Photoshop Temp are the Photoshop temp files, there is no folder.
How do I change my scratch disk location?
Fix One: Change Scratch Disk Location
On Windows, go to Edit Menu > Preferences > Scratch Disks, on Mac, launch Photoshop menu > Preferences > Scratch Disks, you can change scratch disk location. It is advisable to set the fastest disk (except for removable drives) as the scratch disk.