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How do you create a Photoshop action to do the following:

  1. Save for Web, at full size, using the (PSD) filename with "@2x" appended (and .png)
  2. Save for Web, at 50% size, using the (PSD) filename (and .png)

So, if you are editing myImage.psd; you should end up with

  • myImage.png (50% size)
  • myImage@2x.png (100% size)

Apologies if this question is amazingly simple or has been answered elsewhere, but I have yet to find a straightforward answer explains how to export to png using the iOS naming convention.


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For mac users: -- From the you can download example psd that has couple examples on how to make the retina files. – Joonas Apr 16 '13 at 18:41
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These guys made a great action set that does pretty much what you want.

I modified their version of the actions (JLRetinaPNGExport.atn) which you can find here. This action set comes with 2 actions:

  1. current layer export as .png at 100% then 50%
  2. merge visible and export as .png at 100% then 50%

Hope this helps

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This action not save automatically names. It will be great to make auto saving @2x postfix. Is it possible to be done? – skywinder May 30 '14 at 17:14

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