Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Larger JPEG files, part of Photoshop CS6 New Features Overview.
Prior to the Creative Cloud update, there was a file size limitation on JPEG images …that would prevent users with JPEG files bigger than 30,000 pixels from being able …to open those images in Photoshop. For certain users, this was both …frustrating and limiting. In the latest Creative Cloud update, we …can now open an image with a maximum size of 65,535 pixels. …I'm going to open one of these images. I'm going to go to File and choose Open. …And I have a file on my computer called budapest01_large.jpg.…
Now, you can see that the size is considerably large and my Mac OS isn't …even able to indicate the true dimensions of this file. …But I'm going to go ahead and select that file and I'm going to choose Open. …Now, when this file opens, I'm going to go to the Image menu and choose Image Size. …And we can see that this is a pretty large file. …This is in fact, 65,535 pixels wide. And you can see that my Pixel Dimensions, …the file size is about 8 gig in size on compressed.…
Now, I also want to point out that you can in fact go larger than this, but I'm …
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