How To Use Photoshop's PSD File In Painter And Photoshop


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Working with Photoshop's PSD file format in Painter and Photoshop

Photoshop's PSD native format turns out it's kind of the Rosetta stone between Painter and Photoshop in that almost all the information between the two applications can be preserved in this particular format. Painter's RIF file for example is its proprietary format and Photoshop doesn't even know how to read it. So there is no way to take a RIF file and read it in to Photoshop. But Photoshop can come into Painter, and fortunately Painter can save Photoshop files. What I'm going to show you here is what's compatible in the Photoshop format between these two applications and what's not.

So let's begin by just talking about this basic compatibility. First of all, you've got layers, which is probably the most important element between the two that really work well. So layers are compatible, layer groups are compatible, masks, blend modes, some of them which we'll get to in a moment. Selections, guides, Embedded ICC Profiles, all of these transfer back and...

Working with Photoshop's PSD file format in Painter and Photoshop
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Working with Photoshop's PSD file format in Painter and Photoshop provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 11 Essential Training

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