Saving for the web


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Saving for the web

If you want to send an image via e-mail to someone, you might want to downsample that and save it as an e-mail- friendly file format like a JPEG. So, here I have an image that's probably too big to send on an e-mail, so we want to learn how to do this very efficiently using Photoshop's Save for Web command. Under the File menu is Save for Web & Devices, and that will open up this very large dialog box where you have a lot of control over how this image gets sampled and saved down for a web-friendly format, whether that be a GIF file, a PNG, or a JPEG.

The default view for this is to show up in the Optimized tab. What's helpful is that should you see the 2-Up display where you can see the original image on the left, and you can just click and drag to pan both of them at the same time, then the image on the right about what it will look like when you're all done. Right now, this image is set to be a GIF. And if you click on the left or right section in this 2-Up display,...

Saving for the web
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Saving for the web provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

Subjects:
Design Photography
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Photoshop
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