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Photoshop won't let me save in jpg. how to change this?

Kate Rolonson , Jun 15, 2006; 01:57 p.m.

Hi there, I'm using the cannon software to convert from raw to tiff, but then my photoshop CS won't allow me to convert tiff or psd to jpg. It only gives me pdf, photoshop raw, psd or tiff as options. When I open a jpg. it gives me many more options. How to I change this? Thanks.


Bob Donlon - Albany, NY , Jun 15, 2006; 01:59 p.m.

My guess is that you're working in layers, and if so, you need to FLATTEN the image, then you can save in JPG mode.


Chris S - Hampton Roads VA , Jun 15, 2006; 02:01 p.m.

you can still use a layered image to create a jpg...are you ending up with a 16 bit file? that will negate the availability of jpg for output...if so, just go to mode/8 bits/channel, & you should be able to save as a jpg

Kate Rolonson , Jun 15, 2006; 02:38 p.m.

yup that works. I was working with the 16... thanks once again! :) flatten image also worked.

Chris S - Hampton Roads VA , Jun 15, 2006; 02:43 p.m.

you really shouldn't need to flatten layers to save as jpg either...

J C , Jun 15, 2006; 08:03 p.m.

Kate, Why do you keep requesting my email?

Chris Hanessian , Jun 15, 2006; 11:55 p.m.

Use "Save for Web"

Larry H. - Atlanta, GA , Jun 16, 2006; 12:14 p.m.

Kate, I had a similar question not long ago. See this thread for some more help: http://www.photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=00Gs8m . For my purposes, File/Save for Web best serves my needs.

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