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I have about 300 PSD files, each with 2 layers, and I'd like to export the top most layer in each file (e.g., named 'Layer 1') to PNG. Is there a way to batch export certain layers in a collection of PSD files to uniquely named PNGs?

  • I'm thinking you probably need to script it. – Joonas Mar 15 at 8:39
  • If there're always two layers, what do you mean by "export certain layers"? And how pngs should be named? – Sergey Kritskiy Mar 15 at 10:24
  • @SergeyKritskiy Yes, there are always 2 layers in my particular case. I'm flexible with how the PNGs are named, as long as they're unique. – John M. Mar 15 at 13:12
  • So you can just create an action that'd diable the second layer and save a copy of the current file as png? the name will be the same as psd – Sergey Kritskiy Mar 15 at 13:42
  • @SergeyKritskiy But if I use an action, I'd need to apply the action to each file individually, right? I'm trying to do it automatically and apply some sort of batch export. – John M. Mar 15 at 15:19
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Since all your layers have the same structure, you can create an Action that'll hide the bottom layer. Then use File > Automation > Batch menu command to apply this action to files from a specific folder and save the result to a different folder.

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