I'm working on a game with lots of precise pixel artwork, and I need to be zoomed in on my work 24/7. Recently I switched to a Mac computer and this version of Photoshop automatically creates an atomically thick grid when you zoom in too close. This is a huge problem.

I've looked in the Preferences but I just can't find anything that will turn it off. I remember being able to do this before, but I don't actually remember how. It might not look like a huge problem, but believe me when I say that it is. Please help me!

The Stupid Grid

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Uncheck "View -> Show -> Pixel Grid" and "surprise", no pixel grid.

pixel grid


  • Wow, thanks! Don't you ever get the feeling that Adobe is really unorganized? (rhetorical) Feb 24, 2015 at 22:37
  • Yes, I think there are many usability problems in the interface and several flaws in the tools of Adobe programs, in particular in Illustrator. A great program, but nothing practical. Corel and Inkscape are much better and more practical to draw, and the Affinity Designer is exceptionally better, to design and imitate natural media. Feb 24, 2015 at 23:00

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