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How to get .PSD Photoshop thumbnails to show in Windows 10?

I have a problem where thumbnails for Photoshop (PSD) files won't show in Windows 10. Instead, only the default program icon for PSD files is shown. Thumbnails for other image files are working ...
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Files (specifically PSD and Image files) Disappearing from Computer

I am using Google Drive to back up specific folders and their files from my computer. I am specifically using this to back up my art files, so PSD's and the outputs (jpgs and pngs). I have been ...
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Turn a PSD file into a transparent jpg

I have a PSD file (but not Photoshop), I turned it into a jpeg using some website, but it turns out the jpeg isn't transparent. I've literally never used Photoshop before in my life, so I'm not sure ...
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On my MacBook Pro, “open with” and selecting “change all” does not seem to work for PSD files

I have both Photoshop CC 2018 and Adobe Photoshop CS6 installed on my MacBook Pro (OS 10.13.2). The association for some PSD files remains set to Adobe Photoshop CS6. While I can change the ...
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Convert Sketch file to Layered editable PSD

I'm trying as hard as I can to convert a Sketch file to a layered and editable PSD file. I know I'm not the only one to have asked this question and this is currently a big challenge that lot of ...
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How does this PSD "work"?

I have a CMYK PSD. When I open it in Photoshop seems to have two layers (from front to back): A monkey character with a transparent background A white background Yet for some reason, I cannot export ...
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Exporting layers from PSD results in wrong colors

I have a PSD. Opening it or exporting it with GIMP displays the layer I'm interested in the colours I'd expect it to have. Exporting the layer from the PSD using PSDParse or Adobe Creative Cloud ...
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How does Adobe restrict .psd files for new versions of their software?

How does Adobe prevent users from opening a Photoshop CC .psd file to open with a previous Photoshop version like CS2 and is there a way to remove the restriction?
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How to convert PSD to JPG or PNG on Linux with Gimp CLI/batch mode (or other server-side tool)?

I've been working on a theoretically simple web service to convert PSD or AI files to jpeg, png or some web-compatible format. I was able to successfully use ImageMagic's convert -flatten sample.ai ...
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How to save a PSD as a low size PDF

i have my CV on a PSD file so when i save it as a PDF the file size is like 55Mb. so i've tried to save it and open it with Adobe Acrobat to save it again as low size PDF and the file size it's 717Kb ...
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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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Website Themes in PSD

There are graphic design websites that release themes and website graphics as PSD files. Some examples: A theme: http://www.wordpressthemeshock.com/psd-themes/ Graphic elements: http://www....
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Is there a simple way to copy all text in PSD file?

Is there a simple way to copy all text in PSD file? I work with PSD layouts with many separate text layers and they often contain only one word.
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How to find layer dimensions in Gimp

In Gimp, what is the easiest (fewest clicks/keyboard shortcut/setting change) way to find the dimensions of a given layer in a PSD file? Is "Layers window"→<right click>→"Scale ...
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How to "clean" a PSD file before publishing?

I want to upload .psd (Photoshop CS5) files to a subversion repository, and since the format seems so comprehensive (or maybe just bloated and convoluted), I'd like to just publish the core of the ...
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Any way to save all *.psd layers separately

Does one of you know, what is the best and most comfortable way to parse *.psd file from command-line, get all layers and save them all as, say, *.pngs? Preferably in MacOs, Linux or FreeBSD, but ...
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Using a CMYK .psd file with The Gimp

Is there a way to convert CMYK .psd files to an RGB .psd or to an .xcf (gimp format) on a linux computer (and without photoshop)? This question had no answers that helped me. XnView (installed in ...
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Viewing Photoshop images with layers

One of my friends likes to use layers in Photoshop to create interactive images. By interactive I mean turning on and off layers to get at different content. For example he has a map of a twenty ...
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Auto align/rotate scanned images in Photoshop?

Is there a way to automatically rotate/align scanned images so they are perfect 90 degrees. For instance, you scan an image it's slightly crooked, like 88 degrees but the image is rectangular, so ...
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How to get thumbnail view for Photoshop (psd) in Windows 7 64 bit OS?

How to get thumbnail view for Photoshop (.psd) in Windows 7 64 bit OS?
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What sort of information is saved in a PSD file?

Up until recently I was working for a graphic design office that was closed down. What I want to know is if all the work I have done there and saved as psd can be proved somehow (perhaps by tracking ...
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All-in-One Thumbnail Viewer for Windows 7 x64?

I have Windows 7 x64 installed along with Adobe Reader X, Photoshop CS5, and Illustrator CS5. I have noticed that these dont have a thumbnail generated for them. What I need is an All-in-One Thumbnail ...
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Photoshop: Copying a single layer to a next PSD

For the past 20 mins I've trying to copy a layer from one PSD to the next but to no avail. I'm a PS noob so please could someone tell me the steps in which to achieve this short term goal :) Thx
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photoshop's "file info" dialog takes a long time to open

I needed to edit some of the metadata that gets saved with images.The images in question were pulled from a camera and are 2576x1932 @ 230dpi, and saved as PSDs. In Photoshop CS4, if I open the PSDs ...
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Psd - How to resize content

I have Psd image which is now 48x48 pixel and i like to change it to 128x128 without losing quality/resolution. How? notes, the psd has multi layers thank you.
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PSD (photoshop) editing on Ubuntu

I have a PSD for a website that must be sliced. I can not work in Win or OSX box(or a virtual machine). What are the solutions for editing a PSD in Ubuntu 9.10? Which one do you recommend? Thank you....
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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 to show/hide layer by name in GIMP?

I received a pack of .psd files from a graphic designer that I need to use in the desktop app I'm developing. I managed to open those files in GIMP (I work on Ubuntu) The problem is that there are ...
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How can I enable my users to view EPS, PSD, and AI files without the Adobe Creative Suite?

I have many user's who work on a sales floor and need to be able to open these files just to view them so that they can confirm that the artwork they are getting from a customer is correct before ...