Exporting groups of layers from a PSD to a single PNG file using Photoshop


Question

What is the fastest way by which I can save a group of layers as a single .png file with empty spaces around the group of layers trimmed. I know I can run a script to export every single layer to a .png file, but can I set it to extract only selected layers and save them in one .png file?

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10/23/2013 6:10:00 PM

  • Select the particular layers you want to save as a .png file
  • press Ctrl+e (that'll merge them into a single layer)
  • select all and copy
  • press Ctrl+n to create new file.

The default option in Photoshop is that the size of the new file will be the same as what you've in clip-board. In this case, it'll give you a size with the empty spaces trimmed.

Now paste your clip-board content and save as .png.

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10/23/2013 6:13:00 PM

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