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    Does anyone know how I can make my default image viewing software Photoshop instead of the useless Preview.


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    Member Since
    Jul 22, 2003
    Hamilton College
    20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
    Right Click (or Ctrl + Click) on the file.

    Go to open with
    select Other
    Click photoshop and have it apply to all files

    I actually change it off of photoshop because it takes too long to load to just look at a quick picture. if i need to edit the picture i will open up photoshop
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    Member Since
    Feb 14, 2004
    Groves, Texas
    13in macbook - 10.11 --- 21in. iMac 10.11 --- HP win 8
    There is also a contextual menu plugin that will show images with just a right click. Doesn't open any apps. Search for QuickImage at MacUpdate or Google.

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    Useless? Preview?

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    Avalon's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 25, 2004
    Luxemburg, Europe
    PowerMac G5 Dual 2GHz (June 2004), 2.5GB, Airport, black 5G iPod 30GB, white MacBook 2.0 2GB
    If it's only to watch a picture (aka "preview a picture" ) Preview is more than enough. It even allows you to save it to a different format, rotate it, etc.

    Running Photoshop everytime you want to watch a pic is a waste of memory in my opinion...and a waste of time if you start Photoshop every time you watch a pic.

    Anyway, if you want to use PS for your images, right-click on an image, click "Get info", choose PS in the "Open with"-box and click on the "Change all" button just below. You do that once with every filetype you want to open with PS, and all of them will open in PS per default.

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