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How to install Dfx in Photoshop Elements 12 ( Windows )
Posted by DFX Software Support-Jena on 25 April 2014 08:16 PM

Instructions on how to manually install DFX V3 plug in when using Photoshop Elements 12 (for Windows)

 After downloading the latest installers for DFX at this link:

 http://www.tiffensoftware.com/products/dfxv3-free-trial-download/dfx-v3-free-trial-downloads

 Install the software selecting the Photoshop plug-in installation

 In order to use the Dfx V3 with Photoshop Elements 12 you will need to manually add the Tiffen DFX folder to the plug-in folder:

1)      Open C: drive through the file viewer or through my computer

2)      Find the “Program files” folder, and open it

3)      Find the “Tiffen” folder and open it

4)      Copy the “Dfx v3.0” folder by right clicking and going down to copy and left click copy, or highlight the folder and hit Ctrl + C to copy

5)      Click the back button to go to the root directory of the C: drive

6)      Open the Program Files (x86)

7)      Open the “Adobe” folder

8)      Open the “Photoshop Elements 12” folder

9)      Open the “Plug-ins” folder

10)  In the folder place mouse cursor over the white space and right click and go down to and left click paste

-this will place the Dfx v3.0 folder in this folder

Close the window and start Photoshop Elements

 Open an image and go to “Filter” on the menu bar. Tiffen will now be an option in this menu. Select Dfx V3.

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