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Lightroom's Edit in... Photoshop command is getting errors

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Russell Banks

Nov 17, 2016
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Lightroom Classic version: 8.3
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  1. macOS 10.14 Mojave
Just subscribed to the Photography Plan, and from the start, the Lightroom "Edit in..." command stumbles when trying to open an image in Photoshop CC 2019.

I’m using an iMac with 24GB memory and the image files are on a USB attached drive.

When I hit Command-E, it immediately goes to Photoshop, then nothing happens for around 1-3 minutes. Then the Lightroom icon starts bouncing in the dock, and when I go to Lightroom, there’s an error message: "The file could not be edited because Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 could not be launched." I click OK, and either the file loads in Photoshop, or I get another error message:

I click OK and then the image loads in Photoshop.

After I edit the image in Photoshop, when I save and close, then try to open it again from Lightroom, I get this message:

My old Lightroom 6 and Photoshop CS6 had no problems with this at all. Any ideas?

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