Photoshop: Plug in/extension to use as external editor from Apple Photos

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When will Adobe provide an Extension Plug In for Apple Photos to enable Photos to use Photoshop (CC2015 in my case) to be used as an external editor. The current procedure of having to export as unaltered and then reimport is far too laborious and as a result, I am still using iPhoto, which has the ability in Preferences to select an external editor. Apple claims (cough cough - well they would wouldn't they) that this is all the fault of the external applications for not having provided an extension. If it was not needed in iPhotos, why should it be needed in Photos?
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Wilson Laidlaw

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Michael Macsuga

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Yes, when? This would be a plus
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Vincent Courtemanche

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Completely agree. Somehow this thread wasn't suggested to me when I made the suggestion on Adobe's forum, but you can read there for some folks' replies. https://feedback.photoshop.com/photos...
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I have now found a tool which does this. It is called External Editors for Photos and is available in the Apple App Store for £0.79. You install it and then open an image in the normal editor. The bottom item shows as "Extensions" Click on that and then external editors and it allows you to use Photoshop of any flavour (I am using CC 2015.5). The quick way to open an image in edit is to select the image and hit return, then Photoshop is just two clicks away. Staggering that Apple did not put this in as standard. An exceeding good £0.79p worth. Now all I need is an applet to display the filename (not the title) below each image. 
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