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We are working towards giving preference to Photoshop for editing linked images, if Ps is installed. This may mean the label showing as ‘Edit on Photoshop’ when an linked image is selected. The change does not affect OS level file type associations.
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I absolutely agree that this should be changed in Illustrator itself and it's crazy that this is a thing. However, there IS a workaround that actually works perfectly: https://medium.com/@fooontic/how-to-change-edit-original-in-illustrator-to-photoshop-21cabb1e67bf