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will ruin the quality?
Sorry if this is a stupid question
and therefore cannot assist.
psd retains the component elements of your image, essentially storing the tasks which need to be implemented to produce your image, however a jpeg will compress the image to use blurring in order to reduce the file size, which is an irreversible process
Always save the PSD (Photoshop file) and keep that in case you want to make any changes. Create your JPEG (or PNG) as the last step.
I want to get something printed on paper but the website doesn't let you upload a psd file, do you think the jpeg will be good enough quality?
lossless and all printers should get a boner for it
what shall i use?
is it worth me finding a printers that uses the psd file or will it really not make that much difference?
most won't take psd I reckon, but some may take other formats
unless you are doing things like foiling or stuff like that, some printers liek packaged file sso that they can change stuff if they need to - but i'm not sure you can actually do that with photoshop, just Indesign (i think)
high res jpeg will probably be fine
anyway, png is better for solid colours, so if you've got something like a graph and some words go with that, anything else, go with jpg.
Either way though, make sure you call them all jokers and say their days are numbered.
it will compress it but you can still save it as a high quality jpg
just save it?
jpg, gif, png or svg?
go to file > save for web
change it to jpg and put the quality up to 100%
you'll be able to see how the quality looks in the window
do i still do that?
(thanks, really appreciate this help everyone)
it's called that coz it's mainly used for compressing things down small for the web and checking they still look OK but you can use it for anything
but - just make sure it is 300 dpi or more
but if you output it to a high quality the difference won't be visible to the normal person
choose maximum quality (12 i think?)