34. Save for Web (and Devices)


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34. Save for Web (and Devices)

(Music playing) Deke's Photoshop? Deke's Photoshop? Top 40! Feature #34 is Save for Web and Devices, and this is a terrific command if you're preparing JPGs or GIFs or PNG graphics for a website, then you definitely want to be familiar with this command. I use it incessantly these days for my site. And it's much preferable by the way to go into the File menu and choosing the Save As command. Now you can use Save As to save out JPG images and PNG and GIFs and all those guys, but if you do that, then you'll end up with extra image data.

So you'll end up with metadata inside your file. You'll end up saving thumbnails, all kinds of stuff that is not useful to an Internet Browser. So you are just increasing the size of the file for no reason whatsoever whereas when you choose Save for Web & Devices, you jettison that extra information. You get the smallest file size possible and you get some additional options. You have Preview options available to you. You can comp...

34. Save for Web (and Devices)
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34. Save for Web (and Devices) provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Top 40

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Design Photography
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