A bad font or fonts can cause general performance issues, including crashes or hang when launching or using Photoshop. The Photoshop font cache contains the enumerated list of fonts and font features installed on the system that Photoshop can use. Deleting this font cache file will allow Photoshop to create a new one.
How do I stop Photoshop from closing?
The simplest fix is to just close and reopen the app. Restarting your computer might also work—especially if a lot of other apps are running in the background or you haven’t restarted in a while. Photoshop’s performance is impacted by whatever’s going on in the background.
Why won’t Photoshop stay open?
The Preferences file is corrupted
If the Preferences file gets corrupted you won’t be able to open Photoshop until the file is deleted. … Once the settings are deleted you should be able to open Photoshop successfully.
How do you fix Adobe Photoshop 2021 quit unexpectedly?
If Photoshop freezes and you can’t restart or close Photoshop, you can try to Force Quit. Go to the top menu, select Apple > Force Quit, choose Photoshop and click Force Quit.
Why is Photoshop locking up?
This issue is caused by corrupt color profiles or really large preset files. To resolve this issue, update Photoshop to the latest version. If updating Photoshop to the latest version doesn’t solve the problem, try removing the custom preset files. For instructions, see Photoshop freezes at launch.
How do I unfreeze Photoshop without losing work?
Press “Command-Option-Escape” to launch the “Force Quit Applications” window.