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Export image files for printing in Photoshop
If you have never exported an image file for printing in Photoshop before, this article will guide you on how to do it specifically, in detail according to each case, for different purposes.
Some notes when exporting image files for printing in Photoshop
– Make sure the image to be printed is complete, without errors.
– The design file uses CMYK printed color space.
– The image size is equal to the actual size when printed.
– The minimum resolution is between 72 – 300dpi.
1. Export image files for printing in Photoshop in high quality
To export a printed image file with the highest and sharpest image quality, custom settings, you need to make sure the image has been installed correctly for printing that Taimienphi has shown above.
Step 1: Open the image file to be exported for printing on Photoshop.
Step 2: Click Edit on the menu bar, select Convert to Profile…
Step 3: In the new information window that appears, navigate to the Profile section and set the option to Working CMYK , click OK to finish.
Step 4: Next, on the menu bar, click File, select Save as, or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + S.
Step 5: In the Save as window, select the folder location to save the printed image file. In the Save as type section, click and set it to JPEG and click OK .
Step 6: The JPEG Options window appears, you set the Quality item to Maximum or set the parameter to 10 – 12 and click OK to save.
2. Export sample PTS image file, demo for customers
If you do design-related work, you will often have to send demos, sample image files for customers to view and approve. These image files are usually of moderate size, quality, and A4 print size, convenient for quick sending via email, SMS.
Method 1: Export the printed PTS file to JPG format
Step 1: You also open the image file, then click File on the menu bar, select Save as , or use the keyboard shortcut Shift + Ctrl + S .
In the Save as window, under Save as type, select Save as JPEG.
Step 2: In the JPEG Options window, set the Quality setting to Low or 1-3 and select OK .
Method 2: Export Pdf in Photoshop
Step 1: Similarly, you also need to open the image file to print on Photoshop. Use Shift + Ctrl + S or click File to select Save as to set Save as type to Photoshop PDF format.
Step 2: In the Save Adobe PDF window, you set the Adobe PDF Preset option to Smallest File Size .
Step 3: In the Compression tab. Find the Image Quality section, where you set the setting to Low or Minimum . Click Save PDF to remember the settings.
3. Export Photoshop photos to Facebook, Website
With images to post on websites and social networks, the image file needs to be clear to attract users, but the size needs to be compact, avoiding affecting the page loading speed.
Method 1: Export photos to post websites and social networks manually
Step 1: First, open the image file. Click the File button, and select Save as from the menu bar, choose to save the file as JPEG format as previously done.
Step 2: In the JPEG Options window, now set the Quality to about 6-8 or High .
Method 2: Export images automatically optimized for websites, social networks
Step 1: Open the image file to be exported. Click File , then Export , then Save for Web . To make it faster, you can use the key combination Alt + Shift + Ctrl + S .
Step 2: In the Save for Web window, select the Optimized tab. In the Preset section you can choose settings such as: JPEG Low, JPEG Medium or PNG 24, PNG 8,… to reduce image size but still ensure sharp quality.
Finally, click Done to remember the settings and export the file.
Through the content of the article, Taimienphi has in turn presented to you the ways to export image files for printing in Photoshop to serve different needs and cases. With these simple tips, from now on you will be confident, no longer surprised when exporting image files for printing in Photoshop. In addition, please refer to how to sharpen photos with Photoshop here if you encounter the invited image. Good luck.