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Adobe UXP Developer Tool

The Adobe UXP Developer Tool makes it easy to create, load, debug, and package UXP-based plugins.


The Adobe UXP Developer Tool allows you to manage plugins that you are developing for Photoshop (and other UXP-powered host applications). This tool makes it easy to create plugins based on templates, and also load and debug plugins that you're building.


The Adobe UXP Developer Tools can be installed from the Adobe Creative Cloud application. For more details on installation steps refer the Installation guide.

System Requirements#

ProcessorIntel or AMD processor with 64-bit supportIntel processor or M1 Apple silicon processor with 64-bit support
Operating SystemWindows 10 (64-bit)macOS Mojave (10.14) or better
RAMMinimum: 2GB, Recommended: 4GB or moreMinimum: 2GB, Recommended: 4GB or more
Disk space1GB1GB
InternetNot requiredNot required
AppsAdobe Photoshop 22.0 or better; XD 36 or betterAdobe Photoshop 22.0 or better; XD 36 or better



Installation walkthrough.


End-to-end tutorial, including creation of a plugin, and loading it into Photoshop.

Plugin management

Manage your plugins under active development.

Plugin workflows

Common workflows while building your plugin.

Working with React

Advanced workflows when working with React-based plugins.

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