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I can't save my files as a .png in Photoshop CS6

Ensure your document is 8-bit RGB. (Image > Mode) If that doesn't help, hold down the Option/alt key and choose File > Save as... this will save a copy and remove any non-png allowed formatting....
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How to convert a WOFF2 webfont into a TTF desktop font?

On linux you can go to https://github.com/google/woff2 and compile that, then you'll have two utilities, one for compressing fonts to woff2 format and the other to decompress woff2 fonts to ttf.
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How do I save an SVG that's on a website to my computer?

You can run this code on your javascript console: var e = document.createElement('script'); e.setAttribute('src', 'https://nytimes.github.io/svg-crowbar/svg-crowbar.js'); e.setAttribute('class', '...
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Why does a JPEGs file size increase after cropping and saving for web in Photoshop?

Although the question was asked about Adobe Photoshop, the behavior is due to the lossy JPEG format and would be similar with any image editor. Cropping a JPEG can make it less compressible, ...
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How to optimize images to improve pagespeeds / webpage loading times?

Probably the initial step is more planning than Photoshop's. 1) Do I need an image file? Or can I use something else Background-color. A css gradient. 2) Do I need that file dimensions? or can I ...
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Easily save .png from Photoshop without any dialog?

Well, the best, easiest, coolest, fastest way I could ever find of saving as a PNG without confirmation or any other kind of dialog is: Open your document Open the Actions tab and Create a new action ...
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In Photoshop, what is the difference between "Save As" and "Save for Web" for a .png?

Save for Web removes all proprietary data from the file resulting in smaller file sizes. Simply saving as PNG will include hidden proprietary data, like meta data for the creation app, app version, ...
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How many times can I open and resave a jpeg until its quality noticeably drops?

There is no simple answer - each compression event dumps some data, it tends to dump less with subsequent saves as most of the disposable data has already been disposed of. Factors include the ...
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How many times can I open and resave a jpeg until its quality noticeably drops?

I've seen a video featuring this. I'm not sure what it was anymore, but check out these 3 videos (from YouTube and Vimeo): (The images aren't hyperlinked. Instead, there are linked texts at the ...
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How to optimize images to improve pagespeeds / webpage loading times?

Before delivering your final website design, you really should optimise the images with tools that are more focused towards and dedicated to optimising images. Photoshop does okay, but I've seen many ...
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Organizing graphics and artwork?

It's hard to know where to start, because I don't know your level of computer knowledge, which platform you work with or what tools you're using to design with, but here are some basics: The main ...
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What is the easiest way to export just the selected objects in Illustrator?

This requires both Illustrator and Photoshop, but is my favorite: Click to select the object/objects in Illustrator Do a "File>Copy", Ctrl+C or applekey-C to copy In Photoshop, do "File>New", Ctrl+N ...
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What is the easiest way to export just the selected objects in Illustrator?

In Illustrator CC 2015.3 (20), Adobe finally added an asset export tool similar to Sketch. Now you can select any objects, right click and "Export Selection...". If you want to export multiple ...
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How to save history in Photoshop?

No there is no way to maintain history in a file. The only method is to turn on the History log in the preferences. This will merely document the steps you've performed but will not maintain the ...
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Why does Photoshop want to save JPEG as quality '10' out of 12?

If you really are sensitive to the quality then you should avoid JPEG. You already lost quality when the original image was saved as JPEG and nothing can bring this quality back. In general, you ...
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What is the easiest way to export just the selected objects in Illustrator?

Here is a surprisingly simple trick I recently learned. Open the AI file with Photoshop (Right click, Open with Adobe Photoshop…) In the dialog box select the Images button and all the images in ...
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When saving, I'm not getting all the Photoshop image formats as options

You file is probably too large. I had the same problem: the resolution was over 25000×30000. Reduce the file’s dimensions, then you can save in JPEG.
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What is the purpose of embedding a color profile when saving an image?

Exactly how a color profile is stored in an image depends on the image format. In PNG, for example, it's contained in a PNG iCCP chunk. In JPEG, it's stored in a particular "marker". For other ...
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Why is Illustrator exporting only what's inside the artboard?

When you export to .JPG for example and you want to save all your artwork (inside and outside your Artboard) try when Exporting to uncheck Use Artboards beware that this method let you export all of ...
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Why does Photoshop want to save JPEG as quality '10' out of 12?

1) The facts The reason you have a higher settings than 10/12 is becouse 12/12 is a higher setting. Here are some compression tests following my methodology explained here (In spanish, please use ...
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Saving an AI file in Illustrator automatically generates a PDF

By default Illustrator creates a PDF Compatible File. Not a PDF file. The default settings will create a .ai file. The .ai file that it creates, when "Create PDF compatible file" is checked is then ...
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How does one revert a 'Save' using Adobe Illustrator?

The Revert function in Illustrator takes you back to your last Save. If you saved over your working copy AND your back-up copy, then the only option is to find an older file that existed before you ...
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How does one revert a 'Save' using Adobe Illustrator?

If you've closed the file then you can't. Otherwise you can try to Undo (Ctrl+Z ) until it is at the point you want, then Save it how you originally intended to. There is no History as there is in ...
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How to save a file as a bitmap in Photoshop?

I believe bmp only supports 8 bit RGB (24bit images) Things can get confusing when dealing with the word "bit" at times. By Adobe definitions..... 8 bit RGB = 24bit image (8 bits R, 8 bits G, 8 ...
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What is the purpose of embedding a color profile when saving an image?

Profile is like a address in the space of color reproduction. The monitor profile tells you where your monitor is in this space. The image profile tells you where the image is in this space. In order ...
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How to save a 32 bit png with alpha channel (transparency) in Photoshop?

Go first to Save for web option in Photoshop and save image in 24bit png and checked on transparency. 24 bit png image + transparency (8 bit) . thats created automatically 32 bit png image.
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How to save logo for web from Illustrator (logo looks pixelated after uploading)

Is your artwork still in vector format? Your last uploaded logo looks pretty good but you may find something useful below. Saving file as a JPEG or PNG First go to file - save for web. I would ...
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Can I save an .ai file as a .psd

Go to File > Export from Illustrator and choose "PSD" as your file type.
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How do I save an SVG that's on a website to my computer?

The snippet you posted is not valid XML. It needs an XML declaration and the <path> tag needs to be closed. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <svg viewBox="0 0 215 50" height="50" ...
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