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[SOLUTION] Flickering on Macbook Pro in Photoshop (especially when connected to multiple monitors)

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Jul 14, 2021 Jul 14, 2021

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Hi all,

 

Sharing this as I found the fix, but when researching I couldn't see any posts about it, just workarounds from 2015. So maybe this helps someone in the future! 

 

The Issue:

Screen flickers as I move sliders/curves etc in Photoshop on Macbook Pro 2017 (pre-M1)

 

The Fix:

In the menu, select Photoshop > Preferences > Performance and increase the Memory Usage (I used 85%, it had reset to 70% somehow)

 

Others had the workaround of disabling Graphics Processor, but as I noticed my Memory Usage went to 70% whereas I usually have it set to 85% I thought I would try that first. I didn't even need to restart Photoshop for the flickering to stop. 

 

Hope this helps!

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