Multichannel mode

This mode uses 256 levels of gray in each channel. Multichannel images are useful for specialized printing.

These guidelines apply to converting images to Multichannel mode:

• Channels in the original image become spot color channels in the converted image.

• When you convert a color image to multichannel, the new grayscale information is based on the color values of the pixels in each channel.

• Converting a CMYK image to multichannel creates cyan, magenta, yellow, and black spot channels.

• Converting an RGB image to multichannel creates cyan, magenta, and yellow spot channels.

• Deleting a channel from an RGB, CMYK, or Lab image automatically converts the image to Multichannel mode. (See "About color channels" on page 93 for more information on channels.)

• To export a multichannel image, save it in Photoshop DCS 2.0 format.

Photoshop Secrets

Photoshop Secrets

Are You Frustrated Because Your Graphics Are Not Looking Professional? Have You Been Slaving Over Your Projects, But Find Yourself Not Getting What You Want From Your Generic Graphic Software? Well, youre about to learn some of the secrets and tips to enhance your images, photos and other projects that you are trying to create and make look professional.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment