Photoshop CS6 with HD display
I may have recently taken a step forward when I got a Dell XPS-13 with 4K touchscreen, but I’m apparently still in the dark ages when it comes to post processing. I’m working with the last standalone versions of Lightroom (Lightroom 6.14) and Photoshop (CS6). I haven’t installed my LR catalogs from other computers yet, but Lightroom seems to be handling the higher resolution screen. Unfortunately Photoshop may show the photos OK but the user interface is tiny. It didn’t automatically scale and I haven’t found a way in Photoshop to enlarge the UI. This is what it looks like—totally unusable, at least with my eyes.
The only thing I have been able to find online for CS6 that will allow you to work in 4K is a registry hack. But I also found one source that said that the hack messed up some of the tools, causing actual selection to be different than what the tool is covering. The only other suggestion I saw is to change resolution to 1080 and then disable scaling in Photoshop.
Has anyone who still uses Photoshop CS6 figured out a way around this issue? I suppose it could be time for me to just join the rest of the universe and get the subscription. Or I could just decide to use something else on those rare occasions when I need something more than Lightroom. I do have Topaz Studio and ON1 Photo Raw, but my few attempts at using them haven’t worked as well for me as Lightroom/Photoshop. Possibly just because I am more familiar with the Adobe products. But I may have hit a wall with the versions I currently have. I really don't use Photoshop that much so maybe I can use Lightroom and then go into either ON1 or Topaz instead of Photoshop. I don't know if that would work or not.
Any thoughts or suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.