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Photoshop temp folder/file

New Here ,
Aug 31, 2021 Aug 31, 2021

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Hi!

I read that photoshop save its cache in a file called "Photoshop Temp" in the Windows temp folder (Appdata/Local/Temp).

I haven't got any file in this foler despite I use a lot photoshop and I've never cleaned photoshop cache. I didn't change cache folder

Thanks a lot!

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 31, 2021 Aug 31, 2021
The photoshop scratch disk file (called Photoshop Temp) only appears when photoshop is running. After quiting photoshop normally, that is using File>Exit, the scratch file is deleted from disk. If photoshop crashes then the Photoshop Temp file is not deleted.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 31, 2021 Aug 31, 2021

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Hi it is only required if you have some trouble in working on Photoshop if you are using ccleaner app it auto clean the temp files...regards

Ali Sajjad

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I need it because i'm developing a cleaning app!

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The photoshop scratch disk file (called Photoshop Temp) only appears when photoshop is running.

After quiting photoshop normally, that is using File>Exit, the scratch file is deleted from disk.

 

If photoshop crashes then the Photoshop Temp file is not deleted.

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