How to Install Sharpen AI as a Photoshop Plugin

Automatically Install Your Sharpen AI Plugin

  1. Close Photoshop and launch Sharpen AI
  2. Open the Help menu and click Reinstall Photoshop Plugin
  3. If prompted, enter your Mac user password
  4. Import an image in Photoshop and check Filters > Topaz Labs LLC for the Sharpen AI plugin

Manually Install Your Sharpen AI Plugin

If the above steps do not work, perform the following manual installation steps.

Step 1

Close Photoshop and open Finder. Right-click Topaz Sharpen AI and select Show Package Contents > Contents > Resources > PS_Plugins.

Show Package Contents

Step 2

Copy the file named TopazSharpenAI.plugin

Photoshop Plugin

Step 3

Paste the plugin file in one or more of the following paths, depending on your Photoshop install location. Version-specific installations will be named Photoshop and the year of the version:

/Applications/Adobe Photoshop 2023/Plug-ins

/Applications/Adobe Photoshop 2022/Plug-ins


Photoshop CC users will also need to paste the plugin here;

/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CC

Plugin Example

Sharpen AI 4.0 or 4.1 Model Download is Slow or Not Working

Topaz Video AI Legacy