How to install presets in Photoshop ACR for Photoshop CC, 2020, and laterFollow
STEP 1: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE FREE ACR PLUG-IN INSTALLED
The free Camera Raw plug-in installer is located at Adobe.com. Alternatively, access this download via your Creative Cloud desktop app.
STEP 2A: USE OUR AUTOMATED PRESET INSTALLER
Using our Lightroom preset installer is the easiest way to complete your installation, with no further steps needed. Running into issues with the auto-installer? Click HERE for troubleshooting tips!
STEP 2B: MANUALLY INSTALL THE PRESET FILES
Find the following location on your computer hard drive:
- Mac Users: Users>YOUR NAME>Library>Application Support>Adobe>Camera Raw> Settings
- Windows Users: Application Data>Adobe>Camera Raw>Settings OR C: Users-[user name]>AppData>Roaming>Adobe>Camera Raw>Settings
Copy and paste the .xmp presets into the Settings Folder.
Windows Users: If you are unable to find your Settings Folder, you will need to change your folder options to show hidden files and folders. See instructions here
Mac Users: If you are unable to find your Library Folder, see this article
Mac Users: If you are unable to find the Settings Folder follow the steps below:
Go to your Finder and select Go > Go to Folder from the drop-down menu. Copy and paste the following in the search box: ~/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Camera Raw/Settings
STEP 3: APPLY ACR PRESETS
Open your image in Photoshop. Click on the Filter tab and select Camera Raw Filter from the drop-down. This will open Camera Raw in a new window.
Then, click on the presets icon