Adobe Photoshop: Using Your Topaz Labs Plug-ins

Supported Versions:

  • Photoshop Creative Cloud 2016-2019
  • Photoshop Elements 13, 14, 15, 2018
  • Photoshop Creative Suite 4-6
Note: If your version of Photoshop is not on this list, you may still be able to manually add the plugin and use it!

What can I use in Photoshop?

Supported Products

  • Topaz Studio
  • Clarity in Studio
  • Detail in Studio
  • Impression in Studio
  • Glow in Studio
  • Simplify in Studio
  • Texture Effects in Studio

Where to find Studio in Photoshop

When you are in Photoshop, you should find Studio and Clarity (if you own it!) in the following menu:

Topaz Studio

  • Clarity
  • Detail
  • Impression
  • Glow
  • Simplify
  • Texture Effects
  • Topaz Studio
  • ...more coming soon!

Note: Topaz Clarity, Impression, Simplify, and Detail will now be accessed through the Topaz Studio menu option.

Automatic Setup Easy

To get started using Topaz Studio in Photoshop, the first step you want to take is to:


This will ensure that the installation process has the best chance of automatically configuring Studio into Photoshop. If you aren't ready to install just yet, please visit the following article, which will introduce you to the download and installation process for Studio:

Once you have closed Photoshop, you will want to download, then install Topaz Studio. The next time you launch Photoshop, you should be able to launch Topaz Studio from the Filter menu, as shown above.

 Easy, right?!

Still not working?

Please reach out to us if you need more help getting Studio configured in Photoshop!

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