Export to multiple PNGs from a single PSD


Question

I don't anything about graphic design so please bear with me.

I bought an icon set and it included the psd for the icons. I change the color of the icons and now need to export all the icons to PNGs. That is, a PNG for each icon. All the icons are in the same PSD.

How can I do this? Do I have to select one icon at a time and export them individually or is there a way to export the whole batch at once to individual PNGs?

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9/5/2011 3:26:00 AM

Accepted Answer

You will probably want to export them individually.

Look at the PSD...the icons are all in one layer but arranged on a grid..ie. each icon is 32x32, 64x64 etc. If this is the case you can either change your document grid spacing (edit > preferences > grids & guide) to match, or create "guides" (view > new guide) to match.

Then with grids/guides setup...and view > "snap to" turned on you can use the 'rectangular marquee' tool to select each icon, copy then File > New (should already the same size as the icon in the clipboard) then paste and save for web.

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9/5/2011 4:22:00 AM

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