Adobe Photoshop Document (PSD)


General Description

The PSD format is the native file format of Adobe Photoshop.


The default extension is PSD.


Supporting Platforms and Applications

Adobe Photoshop and numerous applications on the Windows and MacIntosh platforms.


PMView Support

Supported bit counts are 1, 8, and 16. If the bit count is 1, the image is assumed to be monocrome (Color mode = 0).


Compression Type

0 No compression

1  MacIntosh PackBits encoding


Color modes

0 Monochrome

1 Grayscale

2 Indexed color

3 RGB color

4  CMYK color

7 Multichannel

8 Duotone

9 L*a*b* color