How to Find Your Adobe Photoshop Product or License Key

How to Find Your Adobe Photoshop Product or License Key

Have you lost or unable to find your Adobe Photoshop product key?

If so, this article will help you to quickly find your Adobe Photoshop license key using multiple methods.

Find Adobe Photoshop License Key in Order Email

Often you can find most of your softwares license key in the order email.

Follow the steps below to search for Photoshop key in your email,

  • Step 1. Login to your email inbox (used for ordering software)
  • Step 2. Search for emails having “Photoshop license” or “Photoshop activation”
  • Step 3. Now check in each found email to see if it has license key of your Photoshop software

Find Adobe Photoshop Product Key in Registry

Another way is to look for license keys in Windows Registry. Like most softwares, Photoshop also stores activation key and other registration details in Registry.

Below is the Registry location where you can find Photoshop software activation key

[Windows 32-bit]

[Windows 64-bit]

[Other Locations]
Adobe Photoshop CS = HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EFB21DE7-8C19-4A88-BB28-A766E16493BC}\
Adobe Photoshop CS2 = HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{236BB7C4-4419-42FD-0409-1E257A25E34D}\

Here are simple steps to locate your Photoshop serial key in Registry,

  • Step 1. Open Registry Editor (start menu -> search -> type regedit)
  • Step 2. After it opens, on the left side navigate to above Registry key location.
  • Step 3. Next, on the right side pane,you will find values named “SERIAL“, “EPIC_SERIAL“, “serial_number”, “USerial”, “ProdID”, “AMTSerial” containing the activation key.

Find Adobe Photoshop License Key in File

For some products, Adobe Photoshop also stores license keys in local disk.

Below is the file location where you can find Adobe Photoshop software activation key

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe PCD\pcd.db
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe PCD\cache\cache.db

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe PCD\pcd.db
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\Adobe PCD\cache\cache.db


Find Adobe Photoshop Product License Key Automatically

If you don’t want to go through trouble of finding your Photoshop license key manually every time then here is easy way.

You can use All-In-One Key Finder Pro software to find your Photoshop activation key easily with just a click of button.

Not just Photoshop product key, it can also help you to find serial keys of Windows, Office, Adobe and over 1000’s of popular softwares.

Below are the steps to recover your Photoshop license key,

  • Step 1. Download All-In-One Key Finder Pro (click here)
  • Step 2. Install the software by running Setup_AllInOneKeyFinderPro.exe
  • Step 3. Now launch the software and it will automatically find CD key of Photoshop and all other popular softwares as shown below,
It can also recover your lost license keys directly from hard disk of non-bootable PC or directly from another computer in your network.

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Hope this article has helped you to find your lost Photoshop product key.
Please comment below if you have any queries or share your experience.


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