How to convert your PSD images to PDF for easy sharing.

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Not every application can open a PSD file. Learn how you can convert PSD files to PDFs so that everyone can open them.

PSD files are common in digital design, but when you’re done editing and need to share an image with someone who doesn’t have Adobe Creative Cloud, you’ll need to convert the file into a format that’s easier to share.

Convert PSD to PDF step by step.

Working with a PSD file in Photoshop provides all the editing options you may need. If you want to convert a PSD file to PDF so it can be shared or presented, it’s easy to do. In the same way you can convert nearly any file to PDF using Adobe Acrobat, and you can convert PSD images with just a few clicks.

How to convert PSD files to editable PDFs.

Follow these easy steps to convert your PSD files to PDFs.

  1. In Acrobat, navigate to the Create PDF option from the Tools menu.
  2. Click Select a File.
  3. Navigate to the location of your PSD file and click on it.
  4. Choose Create.
  5. Click the save icon to save your new PDF to the desired location.

How to batch convert PSD files to PDFs.

To convert multiple files at once:

  1. Open a PSD file.
  2. Click the folder icon for Create New Set.
  3. Click the page icon to Create New Action. The action will begin recording.
  4. Save the file as a PDF and stop the action.
  5. Go to Bridge and select the files you want to convert.
  6. Go to Tool > Photoshop > Batch.
  7. Adjust settings.

What is PSD (Photoshop Document) format?

PSD is the default file format used by Adobe Photoshop to save images. These files can contain images with multiple layers, filters, transparencies, and more. When it comes time to share your PSD files, consider that not every application will be able to open them. Convert them to PDF for the broadest range of compatibility with other software.

What is a PSD file format used for?

PDF is the most widely used document format. By converting your PSD files to PDFs before sharing them, you can ensure that your recipient will be able to easily open and view them. Inserting your PSD images into larger documents can be accomplished by converting them to PDFs first. From there, you can compress the PDF or perform numerous other options.

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