Making Photoshop your default image editor on a Mac


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Making Photoshop your default image editor on a Mac

The purpose of this movie is to show you Macintosh people how to establish Photoshop as your default image editor, so that you can double-click on a JPEG file, a TIF file, or a native PSD file, and have it open up inside Photoshop and not the wrong application. I am looking at the contents of my 00_setup folder, which is found inside the Exercise Files folder. That's available to those of you who are premium members or have access to the DVD, and you'll notice if you have this folder that I've got three files all of which are called Welcome. There is Welcome.jpg, Welcome.tif, Welcome.psd.

If you can't see those three letter extensions, then go to your Finder level, which is the Desktop level of the Mac, go to the Finder menu, and choose the Preferences command. Then go ahead and click on this little gear icon that takes you to the Advanced panel and turn on this check box; Show all file name extensions. You might also if you work the way I do, you might want to turn off Show ...

Making Photoshop your default image editor on a Mac
Video duration: 5m 53s 6h 1m Intermediate

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Making Photoshop your default image editor on a Mac provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 Extended One-on-One: 3D Objects

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3D + Animation Photography
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Photoshop
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