Graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems. So ubiquitous its use in photo manipulation that it birthed term "Photoshopping".

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Why are PNG-8 files mangled when opened in Photoshop?

Why are some 32 bit PNGs opened in Photoshop with Indexed Colors and no transparency? For instance, I grabbed a png icon file of the Stack Overflow logo at: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/wp-content/...
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Photoshop causing other programs not receive ESC key

When I run Photoshop CS4 on Windows 7, other running programs don't receive the ESC key (I noticed in PuTTY and Total Commander's Lister). When I close Photoshop, they start receiving the ESC key ...
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Export a single layer as an image in Photoshop

I have a lot of designers send me layered PSDs of their designs and I need to break out the pieces of the designs to place on web pages. I can do a decent number of things in Photoshop, but I'm hardly ...
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Photoshop sees wrong graphic card

I've got i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce 540M in my notebook. For some reason in "Edit > Performance > Graphics Processor Settings" Photoshop CS6 sees only ...
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Take a psd and export all the layers into separate image files without using Photoshop

This is my first question here and I'm not sure if this is the appropriate site for my question, but here it goes. If this is not the correct site, please direct me to the correct one. I have a psd ...
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How to save as .PNG file as default in Photoshop CS3?

by default it saves as .psd how do i change it to .png by default because its buggin to change each and every time !!
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What meta-information is contained in an image file?

I'm wondering what information is contained in an image file like JPEG or PNG. I know that most of them contain a metadata file, but anything else other than that? Anything relates to the license ...
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Want to stop Photoshop from opening at OS X startup

Photoshop opens when I startup my iMac with Yosemite 10.10 I have checked off Open at Login and my System Preferences do not have an Accounts icon in order for me to stop auto login for Photoshop. ...
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Photoshop: batch resizing for web

I would like to take a group of 65K images and downsample it so that it is around 10K. Can someone tell me what I need to know to do this? I am not as concerned right now about each file being the ...
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Find all the fonts used in a Photoshop file

I have this .psd (Photoshop file) and I'm trying to convert it to HTML & CSS. Only thing I can't determine is what font they used in the .psd How can I find out what fonts were used in the ...
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Converting grayscale shades into alpha channel

I have a gray-scale image. I need to convert gray-scale tones to transparency data in alpha channel using Adobe Photoshop. Say if the area is black, then no transparency. The white areas will be ...
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How to get the coordinates for a selection in Photoshop

I'm using Photoshop CS5 and I want to display information (size and position) of the current selection. In the information window I can see the size, but for position it "only" shows the coordinates ...
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Move a selection to specific X,Y position in Photoshop

How do I move a selection to a specific XY position within the canvas in Photoshop? Currently, the only way I can find is to just eyeball it with the guides and/or mouse position. I want to specify ...
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Photoshop: Trim a photo so it contains no transparent pixels?

In Photoshop, I've put together some panorama photos using the Photomerge tool and the resulting image contains a lot of transparent pixels. Also, because it's put together of multiple photos the ...
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Layer visibility shortcut in Photoshop

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to toggle layer visibility in Photoshop (CS3)?
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Cut/knock one shape out of another shape

Let's say I have 2 vector shapes on 2 separated layers, A and B. Both are circles, B is smaller than A. I want to "cut out" the smaller circle (B) from A, to obtain a donut (A minus B), on a single ...
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How can I scale Adobe software UIs on a high density display?

I got a new laptop with 4K screen, but my Photoshop, Illustrator & Dreamweaver have tiny icons instead of the regular size. I have to scale down my screen resolution to be able to use it properly....
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Photoshop Pixel Accuracy

When I create an image in Photoshop I can't work out how to get it accurate to the pixel if you use the pixel grid that appears when you zoom you end up with a partially transparent border around the ...
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Photoshop CS4, Export New Document Presets

As most Photoshop users have have probably noticed, when creating a new document you have the ability to save the new document settings as a preset for later use. I have a few dozen of these presets, ...
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Add noise to gradient photoshop

Does anyone know how to add noise to a gradient on photoshop cs3 ?
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A way to extract layer sets from PSD files without Photoshop?

Are there any tools for (in order of preference) Mac, Linux, or Windows to extract images per layer set from a PSD file, without using Photoshop? I had a web designer send me a PSD file containing ...
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How do I batch merge 2 images in Photoshop?

I have lots of designs that I want to put on an image of a blank t-shirt. Here the steps: Open T-Shirt image Open design image onto another layer Reduce design image to about 40-50% Position design ...
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Is it possible to apply Photoshop adjustment layers to multiple raster layers?

I have something like this: Raster Layer 1 Raster Layer 2 Adjustment Layer Raster Layer 3 Raster Layer 4 I want to apply the adjustment layer to the raster layers below it, "rasterizing" it ...
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Can't save a Photoshop file on a Mac while Google Drive is syncing

I have a Google Drive folder where I keep some .psd Photoshop files. The folder is set up for automatic background Google Drive sync. When I work on a Photoshop file and save it, Google Drive starts ...
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Faster processor or more RAM? [closed]

I currently have a low-end Acer laptop with: Intel Pentium CPU B960 2.2GHZ processor 4GB RAM Windows 8 64-bit It runs great until I start Photoshop CS6. That slows it right down, and if ...
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Is it possible to buy one photoshop and use virtualization in a way that everyone can use it?

Is it possible to install a main server and install some sort of virtualization technology, pay one price for software such as Photoshop and let everyone user it? Please explain to me why or why not ...
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How can I make the background of an image transparent using Photoshop?

I have dragged an image from a website into Photoshop 7.0 in a transparent layer, but the image still has a white background. How can I make the background of a dragged image transparent? I have ...
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Photoshop CS4 not loading all fonts

I'm running Photoshop CS4 on WinXP and I have been sent a PSD as well as the needed fonts. I have installed all the fonts I got into the Windows fonts directory. When I open up the PSD in photoshop ...
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Windows 7 & Photoshop CS5.1 - “Fonts missing” issue - I have the font!! (sort of)

I've noticed a really aggravating issue with Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 on at least two occasions. I downloaded a layered PSD file to work with, in the release notes it directed me to a download page for ...
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Photoshop CS6 Corrupted File recovery

Last night I was working on a client application mock-up in photoshop, but was goin to take a break from my work so I saved the .PSD file on my internal HDD and put my computer into stand-by mode once ...
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Photoshop CS4, my line tool is now drawing arrows, how do I put back to default and what is this?

I've just learnt how to draw curves in photoshop, after doing this my lines started disappearing first of all and now i'm getting arrows instead of straight lines.
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Photoshop can not open screenshots from Skype

I am using Photoshop CC 2015 on my PC and also Skype. Whenever someone shares a screenshot ( Alt PrintScreen then paste into chat ) with me via Skype, I have to go ahead and save is in my personal ...
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Photoshop batch process pausing on every action

I recently upgraded to Photoshop CS6 and imported my actions from my previous version. I am trying to run a batch script to automate an action. Every step seems to require a input click. In other ...
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How do I create an image with “instructions” in it?

How do I create an image with "instructions" in it? Ok I want to be able to create images like these: I'm no graphics expert (and i've got no idea how i can achieve that effects in that page) ...
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Restore .psd thumbnails in Windows 10 by removing default file association in registry

After upgrading from Windows 8.1 to 10, I noticed that .psd Photoshop files started having thumbnails again, something I've not seen since CS2. Once I tried to open a .psd, it asked me which app I'd ...