Batch processing is the term
used to describe applying an action to all the
images in a folder automatically. To do this you
must have an action that you want to use. If you
do not, it is easy to make one.
1. Open an image similar to the
ones you are going to be working on.
2. Go to the actions pallete
and click on the New Action button. Name the
action and press Record. Then do all the steps
you want to apply to the images. Click on the
Stop button when you are done.
I have already made an action
called Save As JPEG. This will open the images in
a folder and save them in a different folder in
the Jpeg file format. To do this:
1. Click on the arrow in the
upper right hand corner of the actions pallete
and choose Batch. Note: PS5 users, go to
2. In the dialog box, choose
the folder the images are in and the folder you
want them to go. I suggest using two different
folders to avoid confusion. Choose the action and
Note: If the action you choose
has a command to Open or Save in a certain
folder, you may need to check the appropriate
boxes to override these commands as the Batch
command will do this automatically.
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