Download Photoshop.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit)

Photoshop.dll download. The Photoshop.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP (32 Bit and 64 Bit). You can fix "The file Photoshop.dll is missing." and "Photoshop.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

Photoshop.dll Explanation

The Photoshop.dll file is 1.89 MB for 32 Bit, 1.43 MB for 64 Bit. The download links are current and no negative feedback has been received by users. It has been downloaded 7011 times since release.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Photoshop.dll File

Other Versions of the Photoshop.dll File

The latest version of the Photoshop.dll file is 6.0.128.0 version for 32 Bit and 13.0.0.0 version for 64 Bit. Before this, there were 2 versions released. All versions released up till now are listed below from newest to oldest

  1. 6.0.128.0 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version now
  2. 13.0.0.0 - 64 Bit (x64) Download directly this version now
  3. 7.0 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-06-30) Download directly this version now

How to Download Photoshop.dll File?

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button (The button marked in the picture below).
    Starting the download process for Photoshop.dll
    Step 1:Starting the download process for Photoshop.dll
  2. The downloading page will open after clicking the Download button. After the page opens, in order to download the Photoshop.dll file the best server will be found and the download process will begin within a few seconds. In the meantime, you shouldn't close the page.

Methods for Solving Photoshop.dll

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the Photoshop.dll file needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the file before continuing with the installation steps. If you don't know how to download it, you can immediately browse the dll download guide above.

Method 1: Installing the Photoshop.dll File to the Windows System Folder

  1. The file you are going to download is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. You cannot directly install the ".zip" file. First, you need to extract the dll file from inside it. So, double-click the file with the ".zip" extension that you downloaded and open the file.
  2. You will see the file named "Photoshop.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the file we are going to install. Click the file once with the left mouse button. By doing this you will have chosen the file.
    Choosing the Photoshop.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Photoshop.dll file
  3. Click the "Extract To" symbol marked in the picture. To extract the dll file, it will want you to choose the desired location. Choose the "Desktop" location and click "OK" to extract the file to the desktop. In order to do this, you need to use the Winrar software. If you do not have this software, you can find and download it through a quick search on the Internet.
    Extracting the Photoshop.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Photoshop.dll file to the desktop
  4. Copy the "Photoshop.dll" file you extracted and paste it into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Copying the Photoshop.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 4:Copying the Photoshop.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  5. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "Photoshop.dll" file and paste it into "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" folder.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, you must copy the dll file to both the "sysWOW64" and "System32" folders. In other words, both folders need the "Photoshop.dll" file.
    Copying the Photoshop.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 5:Copying the Photoshop.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  6. In order to run the Command Line as an administrator, complete the following steps.
    NOTE! In this explanation, we ran the Command Line on Windows 10. If you are using one of the Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems, you can use the same methods to run the Command Line as an administrator. Even though the pictures are taken from Windows 10, the processes are similar.
    1. First, open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" but do not press Enter.
    2. When you see the "Command Line" option among the search results, hit the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER" keys on your keyboard.
    3. A window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run this process?". Confirm it by clicking to "Yes" button.
    Running the Command Line as an administrator
    Step 6:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  7. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key. This command will delete the problematic registry of the Photoshop.dll file (Nothing will happen to the file we pasted in the System32 folder, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The file we pasted in the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Photoshop.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Photoshop.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 7:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Photoshop.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
  8. If you are using a 64 Bit operating system, after doing the commands above, you also need to run the command below. With this command, we will also delete the Photoshop.dll file's damaged registry for 64 Bit (The deleting process will be only for the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dll file you pasted into the SysWoW64 folder will not be damaged at all).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Photoshop.dll
    Uninstalling the damaged Photoshop.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
    Step 8:Uninstalling the damaged Photoshop.dll file's registry from the system (for 64 Bit)
  9. We need to make a clean registry for the dll file's registry that we deleted from Regedit (Windows Registry Editor). In order to accomplish this, copy and paste the command below into the Command Line and press Enter key.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Photoshop.dll
    Making a clean registry for the Photoshop.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
    Step 9:Making a clean registry for the Photoshop.dll file in Regedit (Windows Registry Editor)
  10. If you are using a Windows with 64 Bit architecture, after running the previous command, you need to run the command below. By running this command, we will have created a clean registry for the Photoshop.dll file (We deleted the damaged registry with the previous command).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Photoshop.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Photoshop.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 10:Creating a clean registry for the Photoshop.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  11. If you did all the processes correctly, the missing dll file will have been installed. You may have made some mistakes when running the Command Line processes. Generally, these errors will not prevent the Photoshop.dll file from being installed. In other words, the installation will be completed, but it may give an error due to some incompatibility issues. You can try running the program that was giving you this dll file error after restarting your computer. If you are still getting the dll file error when running the program, please try the 2nd method.

Method 2: Copying The Photoshop.dll File Into The Software File Folder

  1. First, you must find the installation folder of the software (the software giving the dll error) you are going to install the dll file to. In order to find this folder, "Right-Click > Properties" on the software's shortcut.
    Opening the software's shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the software's shortcut properties window
  2. Open the software file folder by clicking the Open File Location button in the "Properties" window that comes up.
    Finding the software's file folder
    Step 2:Finding the software's file folder
  3. Copy the Photoshop.dll file.
  4. Paste the dll file you copied into the software's file folder that we just opened.
    Pasting the Photoshop.dll file into the software's file folder
    Step 3:Pasting the Photoshop.dll file into the software's file folder
  5. When the dll file is moved to the software file folder, it means that the process is completed. Check to see if the problem was solved by running the software giving the error message again. If you are still receiving the error message, you can complete the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Install of the software That Is Giving the Photoshop.dll Error

  1. Push the "Windows" + "R" keys at the same time to open the Run window. Type the command below into the Run window that opens up and hit Enter. This process will open the "Programs and Features" window.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features window using the appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features window using the appwiz.cpl command
  2. The Programs and Features window will open up. Find the software that is giving you the dll error in this window that lists all the softwares on your computer and "Right-Click > Uninstall" on this software.
    Uninstalling the software that is giving you the error message from your computer.
    Step 2:Uninstalling the software that is giving you the error message from your computer.
  3. Uninstall the software from your computer by following the steps that come up and restart your computer.
    Following the confirmation and steps of the software uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the confirmation and steps of the software uninstall process
  4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving the error.
  5. You may be able to solve the dll error you are experiencing by using this method. If the error messages are continuing despite all these processes, we may have a problem deriving from Windows. To solve dll errors deriving from Windows, you need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Solving the Photoshop.dll Error using the Windows System File Checker (sfc /scannow)

  1. In order to run the Command Line as an administrator, complete the following steps.
    NOTE! In this explanation, we ran the Command Line on Windows 10. If you are using one of the Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems, you can use the same methods to run the Command Line as an administrator. Even though the pictures are taken from Windows 10, the processes are similar.
    1. First, open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" but do not press Enter.
    2. When you see the "Command Line" option among the search results, hit the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER" keys on your keyboard.
    3. A window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run this process?". Confirm it by clicking to "Yes" button.
    Running the Command Line as an administrator
    Step 1:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  2. Paste the command below into the Command Line that opens up and hit the Enter key.
    sfc /scannow
    Scanning and fixing system errors with the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Scanning and fixing system errors with the sfc /scannow command
  3. This process can take some time. You can follow its progress from the screen. Wait for it to finish and after it is finished try to run the software that was giving the dll error again.

Method 5: Fixing the Photoshop.dll Errors by Manually Updating Windows

Most of the time, softwares have been programmed to use the most recent dll files. If your operating system is not updated, these files cannot be provided and dll errors appear. So, we will try to solve the dll errors by updating the operating system.

Since the methods to update Windows versions are different from each other, we found it appropriate to prepare a separate article for each Windows version. You can get our update article that relates to your operating system version by using the links below.

Explanations on Updating Windows Manually

  1. Explanation on Updating Windows 10 Manually
  2. Explanation on Updating Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 Manually
  3. Explanation on Updating Windows 7 and Windows Vista Manually
  4. Explanation on Updating Windows XP Manually

The Most Seen Photoshop.dll Errors

The Photoshop.dll file being damaged or for any reason being deleted can cause softwares or Windows system tools (Windows Media Player, Paint, etc.) that use this file to produce an error. Below you can find a list of errors that can be received when the Photoshop.dll file is missing.

If you have come across one of these errors, you can download the Photoshop.dll file by clicking on the "Download" button on the top-left of this page. We explained to you how to use the file you'll download in the above sections of this writing. You can see the suggestions we gave on how to solve your problem by scrolling up on the page.

  1. "Photoshop.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Photoshop.dll is missing." error
  3. "Photoshop.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Photoshop.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Photoshop.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Photoshop.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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