File Formats: PhotoShop 3.0 Format (PSD)

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Photoshop 3.0 (PSD) is the format produced by the Adobe Photoshop graphics editor.

LEADTOOLS supports loading and saving layers within a PSD file, including support for saving Unicode layer names.

This file format supports reading channels using LoadPsdChannel.

LEAD supports RLE Compression for this file format.

For PSD files, you can read the following modes with the following bits per pixel:

Mode Bits Per Channel LEAD Bits Per Pixel
Bitmap 0 1
Grayscale 8 8
Grayscale 16 16
CMYK 8 24
CMYK 16 24
Indexed Color 8 8
RGB with 3 & 4 Channels 8 24/32
RGB 16 64
Duotone 8 8 Grayscale
LAB 8 24
LAB 16 24

You can also read and write layers to this file with the following bits per pixel: 8 (GrayScale), 24, and 32.

The file constants associated with this file format are:


WIC Codec Subformat

File Constant
Read Support Write Support Description
CLSID_WICLeadPsdEncoder WICLeadSubFormatPsd Psd 1, 8, 16, 24 BPP 1, 8, 24 BPP Adobe Photoshop 3.0.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Psd.Dll, Leadtools.ImageProcessing.Color.dll, Leadtools.ColorConversion.dll, Leadtools.ImageProcessing.Effects.dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application .

Platforms: .NET 2/3, .NET 4, Silverlight, Silverlight Windows Phone 7, Android and WinRT



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