Open from the Windows desktop on Windows 7 or earlier (CC) Photoshop CC


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Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 7 or earlier (CC)

In this movie, I'll show you how to set things up under Windows 7 and earlier so that you can double-click on an image file at the desktop level and have it open inside Photoshop. In the next movie, I'll show you how to do the very same thing under Windows 8. And then, in the third movie, I'll show you how to do the same thing on a Mac. If you have access to my exercise file folder, you'll find a subfolder inside it called 01_open_image that contains a total of four image files, all of which appear to be called Welcome.

They're really called Welcome.jpg, Welcome.png, Welcome.psd and Welcome.tif. Together JPEG, PNG, the native Photoshop document format, and TIFF represent the four most essential imaging formats. I'll explain why later, but for now, I want you to be able to see those extensions because you'll have a lot easier time working inside Photoshop if you know what kind of file you're working with. And to do that, you tap the alt key in order to bring up the old...

Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 7 or earlier (CC)
Video duration: 5m 48s 7h 45m Beginner Updated Sep 17, 2014

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Opening from the Windows desktop on Windows 7 or earlier (CC) provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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