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Must-Try These 55 Photoshop Shortcuts To Edit Photos Efficiently

Keyboard shortcuts are the best way to speed up and increase productivity for any task, as they limit your time spent opening things. These Adobe Photoshop shortcuts will literally make your workflow easy.

You might have been using shortcut keys for your daily windows task but here we will see a better way to task your Photoshop workflow.

You may use Photoshop daily or sometimes but after utilizing these shortcuts you will be working more efficiently at your workflow.

Maybe you are doing the same things that I was doing before knowing these shortcuts like you find a tool and click it with a mouse. How good it would be if there is a shortcut key that exists for a particular task. First, this will seem hard but after utilizing you will find it very easy work.

By pressing a few keys as Photoshop shortcuts keys you can select tools, manipulating images, and can even adjust your project’s canvas. All of these shortcut keys will effectively run on both Windows and Mac systems but for some shortcut keys, it could be different. Whereby Mac has a command key and Windows has a CTRL-key.

I assure you that after this article you won’t need to search Adobe Photoshop shortcuts.

Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts

Basic shortcuts:

1. Zoom In

CTRL + + (for Windows)

Command + + (for Mac)

2. Zoom out

CTRL + + (for Windows)

Command + + (for Mac)

3. To change image size

Control + Alt+ i (for Windows)

Command + Option + i  (for Mac)

4. To change canvas size

Control Altc (for Windows)

(Command + Option + c ) (for Mac)

5. To save work in .psd

Control + S (for Windows)

Command + S (for Mac)

6. To save as

Control + Alt + S (for Windows)

Command + Option + S (for Mac)

7. To save for web and devices

Control + Shift + Alt +  (for Windows)

Command + Shift + Option + s (for Mac)

8. To create new .psd file

Control + N (for Windows)

Command + N (for Mac)

9. To open existing .psd file

Control + O (for Windows)

Command + O (for Mac)

10. To browse local .psd file

Shft+Ctrl+O (for Windows)

Shft+Ctrl+O (for Mac)

11. Open as

Alt+Shift+Control+O (for Windows)

Option + Shift + Command + O (for Mac)

12. For .psd file info

Option+Shft+Control+I (for Windows)

Option+Shft+Command+I (for Windows)

13. Undo/Redo

Control+Z (for Windows)

Command+Z (for Mac)

14. Step Forward

Shift + Control + Z (for Windows)

Shift+ Command + Z (for Mac)

15. Step Backword

Alt+Control+Z (for Windows)

Option+ Command + Z (for Mac)

16. Copy

Control + C (for Windows)

Command + C (for Mac)

17. Cut

Control + X (for Windows)

Command + X (for Mac)

18. Paste

Control + V (for Windows)

Command + V (for Mac)

19. Color Setting

Shift + Control + K (for Windows)

Shift + Command + K (for Mac)

20. Auto color

Shift + Control + B (for Windows)

Shift + Command + B (for Mac)

Shortcuts for select:

21. Bring forword to selected layers

Control + J (for Windows)

Command + J (for Mac)

21. Bring forword to selected layers

Control + J (for Windows)

Command + J (for Mac)

22. Select all

Control + A (for Windows)

Command + A (for Mac)

23. Deselect

Control + D (for Windows)

Command + D (for Mac)

24. Reselect

Shift + Control + D (for Windows)

Shift + Command + D (for Mac)

25. Reposition a layer

Spacebar drag (for Windows and Mac)

Shortcuts for tools:

26. V = Pointer

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27. W = Magic Wind

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28. M = Rectangular Marquee,

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29. L= Lasso

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30 I = Eyedropper

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31. C = Crop

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32. E = Eraser

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33. U = Rectangle

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34. T = Horizontal Type

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35. B = Brush

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36. Y = History Brush

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38. J = Spot Healing Brush

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39. G = Gradient

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40. a = Path Selection

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41. H = Hand

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42. R = Rotate View

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43. P = Pen

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44. S = Clone Stamp

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45. O = Dodge

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46. z = Zoom Tool

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47. D = Default Foreground and Background Colors

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48. X = Switch Foreground and Background Colors

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49. Q = Edit in Quick Mask Mode

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50. X = Change Screen Mode

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Shortcuts for layer:

51. Create a new layer

Shift + Control + (for Windows)

Shift + Command + n (for Mac)

52. Select all layers

ALT+ Control + A (for Windows)

ALT + Command + A (for Mac)

53. Merge all layers

Control + Shift + E (for Windows)

Command + Shift + e (for Mac)

54. Select top layers

Alt + .  (for Windows)

(Option + .) (for Mac)

55. Select bottom layers

Alt + , (for Windows)

Option + , (for Mac)

So these are all useful Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts.

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