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I have an icon in illustrator but when I export to Photoshop I get white around the shadow in the image. Please advise how to remove the white. I have the icon in layers.


original ai file


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How is the shadow created? Black to white gradient filled ellipse?

Change it to a black to black gradient and from 0% to 100% opacity. (CS5 or newer)


I often find it's better to copy and past the AI artwork into Photoshop without shadows, then rebuild the shadows in Photoshop.


Yes it's as I suspected, you've got a black to white gradient there. So naturally, the white will transfer to Photoshop as well.

Select the White Gradient Stop and set its opacity to 0%.

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dont know it is another person work. I included the ai file please try it......thanks – neo Jul 9 '12 at 16:52
Many Thanks my friend. I also made the gradient black to black to make the shadow heavier as you suggested. – neo Jul 9 '12 at 23:52

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