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Q

How do I install the Photoshop plug-in?


A

Please note that only the Studio edition of PortraitPro Body can work as a smart filter with Photoshop.

This is done by running the program PhotoshopPluginInstaller. You can find this in the installation folder for PortraitPro Body Studio, but the easiest way to run it is by running the installer for PortraitPro Body Studio to re-install everything again, which includes the installer for the plug-in.

The plug-in installer will detect which version of Photoshop you have installed, and automatically find the plug-ins folder for you. However, if the correct place is not detected you can manually browse to the plug-ins folder of the version of Photoshop you want to use. Please make sure to check that the installation folder that PortraitPro Body Studio gives you is correct for the version of Photoshop that you want to use.

On a Mac, the Photoshop CS6 Plug-In directory is normally:

/Applications/Adobe Photoshop CS6/Plug-Ins

For Windows, the Photoshop CS6 Plug-in folder is normally

64-bit plug-in: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6 (64 bit)\Plug-Ins
32-bit plug-in: C:\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6\Plug-Ins

When launching Photoshop, make sure that you launch the version of Photoshop where you have installed the plug-in. If you launch a different version of Photoshop, that will not have the plug-in installed, and PortraitPro Body Studio won't show up in the Filter menu.

On a Mac, this is usually where to find Photoshop CS6:

/Applications/Adobe Photoshop CS6

For Windows, this is usually where to find Photoshop CS6:

64-bit plug-in: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6 (64 bit)
32-bit plug-in: C:\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6

Photoshop needs to be restarted before it will use a new plug-in. When the plug-in is installed, you can see it in Photoshop by selecting the Filter menu option. Look down the list of filters and at the end will be an entry "Anthropics". Choose this and you will see it expand to show the PortraitPro Body Studio plug-in.

To use PortraitPro Body as a smart filter, first convert your selection to a smart object in Photoshop, then choose the PortraitPro Body entry from the Filter menu.