Photoshop CS6: Doesn't save on Mojave

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Photoshop CS6 functions, but doesn't save. The error message is "Could not save as “filename.xxx” because the file is already in use or was left open by another application. Not such error running High Sierra and previous OS.
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Luca Trombino

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Posted 3 months ago

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Karen

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I am having the same issue after an upgrade to Mojave.

'Save' and 'Save as' no longer work.

The only way I can save anything is using 'save for the web' which doesn't let me save psd files with layers.

Any advice would be appreciated.
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John Hodges

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Similar issue. I can save to my desktop but I cannot save to the network. Some files when I open tell me it's locked and changes cannot be saved.
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diggory gray

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I've just created an article on this. (see https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/158171-workaround-for-saving-with-photoshop-cs-5-6-in-macos-... ).
TL-DR it is a problem with APFS.

So use a USB device with a non-APFS partition or create a virtual volume which isn't APFS and save there.
You could use this area to edit photos and then move them around in Finder when you are done.

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Luca Trombino

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Thanks a lot, it works! Problem solved.