Printing from Photoshop

When working with Photoshop, we recommend that you actually export to PDF and then print from Adobe Acrobat. Photoshop files are very large. Saving it as a PDF will compress your images and preserve crisp text.

Step 1

In the File menu, select

Save As

Format to Photoshop PDF

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saveasphotoshoppdf

Step 2

Set Adobe PDF Preset to

[High Quality Print]

Uncheck Preserve Photoshop Editing Capabilities

uncheck

Step 3

Under Compression

Set Compatilibity to Acrobat 9/10 (PDF 1.7+)

Set Options to Bicubic Downsampling to 300ppi for images above 450ppi

Set Compression to JPEG

Set Image Quality to Maximum

Press

Click Save PDF

Finally, see the Creating an Optimized PDF guide for final print output.

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