Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding file formats, part of Learning Photoshop CS6.
One of the most common questions that I get, is what file format should I use …when I'm working with my images? Well, if you are actually working on your …images, then you'll want to use the PSD file type. …That's the Photoshop Document, that's what PSD stands for. …That file type, that's Photoshop's native file format. …And that'll preserve all of your layers, your adjustment layers, and all that kind …of stuff that's stored in that document. But if you're working with other people, …you might not be able to get away with using a PSD file.…
So, let me show you some other alternatives when you're working in …different situations. If I go to File, we could choose Save For Web. …So, if you're going for the web, in any regards, you'll want to use Save For Web. …But I'm going to assume for this tutorial, that you're not going to be doing that, …so I'm going to choose Save As. Actually, don't worry about Export, it's …Save As. And when we look at the format here at …the drop down, Photoshop, you'll see that we tons for formats. …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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