10 Photoshop shortcuts you’ll use daily

Here is a list of 10 Photoshop shortcuts you’ll use daily to speed up your workflow and increase productivity

Just start by applying them today so you can get familiar with them. A few minutes of practice will save you hours of work

Select all layers

  • MAC: Cmd+Opt+A
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+Alt+A

Increase/Decrease Brush Size

  • MAC: ]/[
  • WINDOWS: ]/[

Copy Layer

  • MAC: Cmd+J
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+J


  • MAC: Command+L
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+L

Free Transform

  • MAC: Cmd+T
  • WINDOWS: Cmd+T

This command opens the free transform tool for resizing, rotating, and skewing the image using a draggable outline.


  • MAC: Cmd+M
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+M

Change image size

  • MAC: Cmd+Opt+i
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+Alt+i

Flatten layers

  • MAC: Cmd+Alt+Shift+E
  • WINDOWS: Ctrl+Alt+Shift+E

Blending modes

  • MAC: Shift+plus(+) or minus(-)
  • WINDOWS: Shift+plus(+) or minus(-)

Select a colour from an image

  • MAC: Opt+Brush Tool
  • WINDOWS: Alt+Brush Tool