Maximizing PSD compatibility in Photoshop Lightroom and Photoshop


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Maximizing PSD compatibility in Photoshop

Lightroom is not designed to read layers. So If you save a layered PSD format file from Photoshop, it has to include a special composite layer that Lightroom can read, if you plan to use the file in Lightroom or other programs that can't read layers. The way to get a composite layer like that embedded in a PSD file, is to enable Photoshop's Maximize Compatibility preference, as I'll show you in this movie. This is an issue that you may have run into when you were using Lightroom's Import command to import layered PSD files from your operating system.

It also can come up in the course of using Lightroom's Edit In command to integrate Lightroom and Photoshop, the workflows that we're following in this course. Let's a take a look at Photoshop's Preferences. I'll go to the Photoshop menu, that's the Edit menu on a PC, and choose Preferences, and I'll choose the File Handling preferences. This is the preference at issue, Maximize PSD and PSB File C...

Maximizing PSD compatibility in Photoshop
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Maximizing PSD compatibility in Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Using Lightroom and Photoshop Together

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Photography
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Photoshop Lightroom
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