PhotoShop 3.0 Format (PSD)

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

LEAD supports RLE Compression for this file format.

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

The PSD file format supports reading channels using L_LoadChannel.

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:

Constant

Read Support

Write Support

Description

FILE_PSD

1, 8, 16, 24 BPP

1, 8, 24 BPP

[76] Adobe Photoshop 3.0.

Required DLL: LFPSD, LTIMGCLR, LTIMGEFX and LTCLR. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

Platforms

Win32, x64, Linux.

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