ARCHIVED: In Photoshop, why am I unable to save my file in all formats?

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If you are unable to save your file in Adobe Photoshop as anything other than a PSD, TIFF, or RAW format file, the file is too large for any other type of format. To reduce file size, use the Save for Web function:

  1. From the File menu, select Save for Web.
  2. In the right panel, under "Settings", choose your file type (GIF, JPEG, or PNG) and compression settings.
  3. Click Save.
  4. In the "Save Optimized As" window, choose a filename and location for the image. This will save a copy of the image based on your specified settings.
  5. If you intend to use the image again later, save it as a PSD file. This file type will save your compression settings.

If that does not work, reduce the image size or resolution. Once you have reduced the file enough, the option to save in other formats (e.g., GIF or JPEG) will be available again.

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Last modified on 2024-05-30 12:18:39.