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When saving, I'm not getting all the Photoshop image formats as options


Question

So I've edited a photo in Photoshop and I try to save it as a JPEG, only it doesn’t give me all the options for formats; no PNG or anything. Why is this?

Anyone have any suggestions or know any possible fix for this?

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2017/12/24
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12/24/2017 8:35:00 AM

If you’re using a version of Photoshop earlier than CS6 and your document is 16-bit, or if it is in a color mode such as Lab or multichannel that isn’t supported in JPEG format, then JPEG won’t be offered as an option on save.

  • Image → Mode → RGB Color

  • Image → Mode → 8 Bits/Channel

Then Save As.

One of the much-welcomed features in CS6 (or maybe CS5 – I forget), was that 16-bit images could be saved directly to jpeg, with Photoshop doing the conversion to 8-bit on the fly, but that still means that if your document’s color space isn’t available in JPEG, then Photoshop won’t offer JPEG as an option when saving.

2017/12/24
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12/24/2017 8:37:00 AM