How to Delete All Hidden Layers at Once in Adobe Photoshop
by Jay Hilgert
on July 30, 2015
Does your Photoshop document have what seems to be a million layers that are all turned off? Instead of deleting them one by one, you can save a lot of time by deleting them all at the same time! This simple feature is often missed by many professionals, but it is really much easier than I ever expected it to be. I’m not sure about later versions, but I know this is possible in both Photoshop CS6 and below…
First open any layered Photoshop file and hide a few layers if you don’t have any hidden already.
Then, in the Layers Palette, click on the little arrow in the upper right and select “Delete Hidden Layers.”