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I have an object in vector in SVG, EPS and PDF formats. I need any of them to be imported to Adobe Photoshop as a custom vector shape. How can I do that?

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Open in Illustrator; copy vector; paste as paths in Photoshop. –  Phrogz Apr 20 '12 at 16:49

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When you import any vector file into Photoshop it will scale inside Photoshop but when you save it as a jpg, png, tiff, ... it will be rasterized.

But if you want it anyway in Photoshop, just copy the image in it (if that doesnt work try opening it with Illustrator and save it as a vector). Pick Shape layer and it will be an editable vector (Smart Object) inside your PSD, untill you save it as another extension.

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If you have Adobe Illustrator (or CorelDRAW or Macromedia Freehand), you can do this. I just found out the answer and I thought I'd share the link with you even if the question dates a bit ^^' Here is the tutorial: link Thanks a million for whoever wrote that tutorial!

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