RA Panels Installation Guide, 2018

Please note that the installation steps for Photoshop versions: CS6-CC2014 are different from those for CC2015 to the latest version.

Both installation processes are described below.




  • If you are updating your panel, please begin by uninstalling the previous version: Uninstall the old panel  (you must be logged in to view this page);
  • Download and unzip the installation package ZIP file from your Member Area on this website;
  • Double-click the BeautyRetouch.dmg (Mac OS) or BeautyRetouch Setup.exe (Windows) installation file. You will be prompted to drag-and-drop or copy the installer app to your Applications (Mac OS) or Programs (Windows) directory;
  • Navigate to the Applications/Programs directory, then double-click on the Beauty Retouch installer app to install the panel in Adobe® Photoshop® CC2015 or higher (you will only need to do this once);
  • Launch Photoshop and open the Beauty Retouch v3 panel via Window > Extensions;
  • Be sure to activate the Custom Actions, Brushes and Tool Presets by following the Additional Features installation instructions;
  • The Pixel Juggler v2 panel can be installed using the same exact steps.



You can find the detailed installation instructions for CS6 & CC2014 here

  • If you are updating your panels, please begin by uninstalling their previous versions via the Adobe® Extension Manager® or manually (you must be logged in to view this page);
  • Once the previous versions of the panels are uninstalled, launch the Adobe® Extension Manager® and click the Install button at the top of the application window, navigate to the Beauty Retouch panel .ZXP installation file via the Install window and select it.
  • Click Install in the security certificate notification dialog box and in the Publisher verification dialog box (in Win, PS CS6 specifically); accept the Extension Manager® Disclaimer regarding installation of a third party extension;

  • Launch Photoshop® and open the panel from Window > Extensions menu. 
  • Make sure to activate the Actions, Brushes and Tool Presets: additional installation instructions;
  • The Pixel Juggler v2.0 can be install via the same exact steps.



If your initial uninstallation did not work and the panels are still loading in the Window > Extensions, please visit this page and double check all alternative addresses: RA Panels Manual Uninstall.

Find Help: Retouching Academy Panels FAQ