Use the Open Command to Bring an Existing Bitmap File into Photoshop

When you want to open an existing digital file in Photoshop, you have to first consider the file's format. Photoshop and ImageReady are capable of opening the file formats listed in Table 3-4.

File Format (extensions)

Photoshop

ImageReady

Photoshop (.psd, .pdd)

X

X

Acrobat TouchUp Image (.pdf, .ai, .pdh)

X

X

AVI (.avi)

X

BMP (.bmp, .rle, .dib)

X

X

Photoshop EPS (.eps)

X

X

Photoshop DCS 1.0 (.eps)

X

Photoshop DCS 2.0 (.eps)

X

EPS TIFF Preview (.eps)

X

EPS PICT Preview (.eps)

X

Filmstrip (.flm)

X

X

GIF (.gif)

X

X

JPEG (.jpg, .jpeg, .jpe)

X

X

PCX (.pcx)

X

X

Generic PDF (.pdf, .pdp, .ai)

X

X

Photoshop PDF (.pdf, .pdp)

X

X

Photo CD (.pcd)

X

X

PICT File (.pct, .pict)

X

X

PICT Resource (Mac OS only)

X

X

PIXAR (.pxr)

X

X

PNG (.png)

X

X

QuickTime Movie (.mov, .qt)

X

Raw (.raw)

X

Scitex CT (.sct)

X

Targa (.tga, .vda, .icb, .vst)

X

X

TIFF (.tif, .tiff)

X

X

Wireless Bitmap (.wbmp)

X

X

Table 3-4 File Formats Supported by Photoshop and ImageReady

Table 3-4 File Formats Supported by Photoshop and ImageReady

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