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Teacher: Can I install two versions of Photoshop on one computer? We need both 2018 and 2019.

New Here ,
Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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I teach high school graphic design and while I need Photoshop 2018 for my design students that are training for their ACA exam I also would like my photography students to have access to the 2019 version with the newer content-aware options. Is it possible to have two versions of PS installed on one computer? If so how would I do that since the CC app can change versions but it always replaces one rather than adding a second?

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Community Expert , Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

You can.  There should be an option to keep both versions rather than replacing 2018.

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Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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You can.  There should be an option to keep both versions rather than replacing 2018.

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Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Yes you can have multiple versions installed (I do here). Use the CC desktop app to install the older version. It does not replace on update if you choose not to in advanced options

Dave

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Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Hi

I have six versions on my older computer and three on the current computer, which is due for a forth version when the “Photoshop Next” is released.

 

As Dave instructed, click the Advanced tab when installing. PS 2019 did not remove the previous version by default, but check the tab anyway and look for the checkbox.

 

Jane

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Community Beginner ,
Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Could you tell me where the advanced tab is? I'm afraid I can't see it.

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Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Hi Ian,

 

In the CC app, click Install then click the dropdown. To be able to show you I would have to have an older version and not have installed the newer one yet. Show a screen shot similar to this if you don't see it.

 

Jane

 

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Community Beginner ,
Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Hi Jane

When I go to manage "other versions' I get this 

When  I select another version I get this

There is no 'advanced'

Thanks

Ian

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Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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I'm having endless difficulty with this new forum. Could we go back to the old one?

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Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Ian, It looks like you have the new version of Adobe Creative Cloud app. It's different than what Dave and Jane are talking about. So far, I've noticed that when you select update, it will bring you to a screen that has a checkbox to either replace or keep older versions. If you have 2019 all ready on your computer, just try installing 2018. If it erases it, select update, and you should get the option to keep older versions.

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Community Beginner ,
Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Thanks for trying Chuck but I did as you suggesed and nothing changed. I still can not find the elusive 'advanced'.

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Community Expert ,
Sep 22, 2019 Sep 22, 2019

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Hi Ian, what Chuck is saying is that there is no advanced in the new version of the desktop app, which has only been rolled out to a % of customers. You should still get the option to keep the older versions when updating to a newer full version.

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May 18, 2021 May 18, 2021

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That's right – when you select "Update" now in the Creative Cloud Desktop app, you'll be presented with a dialog box with an option for whether to "Remove old versions" or not...

 

Just make sure it's unchecked:

 

creative cloud desktop app remove old versions.png

 

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Community Expert ,
Sep 23, 2019 Sep 23, 2019

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I have both 2018 and 2019 on my computers.  I feel that there are something I prefer doing in 2018 and somethings I prefer doing in 2019.  Call my silly... but that is simply how I roll.

 

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New Here ,
May 05, 2021 May 05, 2021

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Can you open both at the same time? In different users profile of the pc

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May 05, 2021 May 05, 2021

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I'm on a Mac and yes, I can open multiple versions of Photoshop simultaneously. A Windows user will have to chime in about PCs.

 

~ Jane

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