Using Photoshop as external editor

On a 64 bit machine with the 64 bit version of LR installed, evoking Photoshop as external editor still incorrectly opens the 32 bit version of PS, not the 64 bit as used to happen with LR4. One can work around this if one remembers to open the 64 bit version of PS beforehand, but still, this is surely an easy bug to correct.

Which version of Windows are you using Walterono?
Also, have you tried resetting Lightroom's preferences and trying again?
Do you get the same behavior? s.html#Preferences
Let me know how it goes,

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    Which version of Windows are you using Walterono?
    Also, have you tried resetting Lightroom's preferences and trying again?
    Do you get the same behavior? s.html#Preferences
    Let me know how it goes,

  • Photoshop File Save useing Photoshop as external editor

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    These files were imported into the Aperture library from folders of pictures on my hard drive and then exported from Aperture to Photoshop for editing. When I try to save the edited files in Photoshop, (which is supposed to automatically put it back in Aperture) I get the photoshop error mentioned in my original question. Aperture may be able to read TIFF and PSD files, but that doesn't help if Photoshop is unable to save the exported Aperture version back into Aperture. It appears to me that this is a photoshop error message due to some sort of incompatibility with Aperture. That's my guess, but it still does not solve my problem.

  • I am using Photoshop as external editor but can't use all the filters

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  • Using Photoshop as External Editor in Aperture

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  • Where does my saved file go after using photoshop as external editor

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    When using photoshop elements as editor in iPhoto the pic does not show up when PS opens

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  • Problem using Aperture as external editor for Photoshop CS5...

    I am having trouble using Aperture as my external editor for Photoshop - if, for example, I select twenty photos and choose "edit in photoshop CS5," for some reason or another, only ten or twelve photos will show up. Some photos are always missing, and there seems to be no rhyme or reason to it. Has anyone else noticed this? It is really frustrating and slowing my workflow down immensely. Any words of advice would be greatly appreciated!

    Hi Casey.
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  • Error message when using Photoshop Elments as editor

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  • Elements 8 Organiser will not load Photoshop as External Editor

    For some years I've succesfully used Photoshop CS2 with Elements (various versions) Organiser as my photo file manager.  The Organiser allowed me to select Photoshop as the external editor and subsequently accepted/managed the edited photos from Photoshop when I closed the file there.  (I prefer the facilities of Organiser to those of Bridge; and other folk in the household prefer Elements Editor).
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    I have tried to persuade Elements Organiser to reconsider Photoshop as an external editor by going to the "Editing" section of Elements Preferences dialogues and specifying Photoshop.exe.  However, no matter which version of Photoshop.exe I point at (64bit CS5, 32bit CS5 or even the old 32bit CS2) Elements tells me that it automatically already has Photoshop as an external editor and I don't need to specify it as such.
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    The Elements EDIT drop down menu still shows Photoshop as an available editing application.  However, as described in the original post, Photoshop does not load or pick up any file specified for Photoshop editing within Elements Organiser.
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    Perhaps I should try a reload of Elements from scratch, after saving my Catalogue file somewhere safe?

  • Photoshop as external editor, where do my edits go

    I am using iPhoto09 and have Photoshop CS3 set up as my external editor.
    I click edit in a photo in iPhoto and it takes me to Photoshop CS3 where I do my editing.
    I then click save which I believe is supposed to then put my edited photo back into iPhoto.
    How do I then access my edited photo in iPhoto?
    Spotlight tells me that the edited photo has been saved in my iPhoto Library in a folder called "modified" but I believe I should only access the iPhoto Library via iPhoto to avoid corruption.
    Another question, does editing externally in Photoshop affect the original file in iPhoto?

    Have a read of the Help on this, it explains it quite well.
    The link is the word "Help" up there on the Menu Bar.
    IF you're using RAW then you need to send the file to PS and then save the product to the desktop and import it to iPhoto as a new file.
    I just tried duplicating the image in iPhoto (which made another RAW file) and then external editing which I then saved as a JPEG in photoshop without changing the location.
    It then appeared in iPhoto with my edits.
    I suspect that you sent the jpeg preview to PS.

  • Photoshop as external editor: can I change TIFF file options?

    I've set up Aperture 2 to use Photoshop CS2 as an external editor. When I save the file it is added to my library (like I expect) but it's a 57 MB file. (16-bit TIF).
    Is there a way to edit the file in Photoshop and then save it in a reduced size, so that Aperture will still recognize it? I tried doing a Save As… and picking ZIP compression, but Aperture seems to have missed that file and only seen the uncompressed one. (I wrote on the picture so I could easily tell which version I'm looking at in Aperture).
    I can always export and re-import, but it would be nice to have this working from within Aperture.
    When working with Photoshop I usually use ZIP compression, which Aperture handles, and sometimes convert from 16-bit to 8-bit for the final product (when it won't be printed). I'd like a way to send the files to Photoshop in 16-bit and get them back into Aperture in whatever format I like, in just one Aperture step. Is this possible, or will I have to Export Version, then Import and manually stack?

    1. Aperture doesn't support ZIP-compressed TIFFs, just uncompressed and LZW-compressed.
    2. Aperture is only looking for the file it created - if you 'save as' into a new file Aperture has no way of knowing about that file.
    You best bet is to reduce to 8-bit, then save as using LZW compression - but save over the open file.

  • Using photos in external editor...

    1.) When you edit an iPhoto photo in an external editor does iPhoto open up the original jpeg file in the external editor or is a copy?
    2.) When saving a PSP file to iPhoto, is it saved as a PSP file that will retain access to the layers if I reopen it up in Photoshop or is it saved as a non-layerd jpeg?
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    Little Lee
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    2.) When saving a PSP file to iPhoto, is it saved as a PSP file that will retain access to the layers if I reopen it up in Photoshop or is it saved as a non-layerd jpeg
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  • Using PS4 as external editor

    Hey guys,
    My question is concerning the presets in preferences for an external editor.
    I use PS4 and am wondering what is the deference between the tiff and psd selections.
    I have played around with both and notice the file size changes when I bring a picture back into aperture. There is also a huge deference between 8bit and 16bit. Also what dpi setting is a good all around setting. I am interested in hearing some different views on how you set this up and why.
    Thanks in advance for any advice.

    Which version of Windows are you using Walterono?
    Also, have you tried resetting Lightroom's preferences and trying again?
    Do you get the same behavior? s.html#Preferences
    Let me know how it goes,

  • Using Aperture as External Editor in iPhoto

    I have selected Aperture as the external editor in iPhoto (iPhoto preferences), because I am happy with the way iPhoto handles files, with no confusion, but I love "brushes" in Aperture.
    Once I have edited an iPhoto picture in Aperture, how do I save it back to iPhoto? The only way I have found at the moment is to export it to the desktop from the Aperture editor, and then import it back into iPhoto. Sort of clumsy, when I get it from iPhoto to Aperture editor with one click.

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