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eyeon
Dec 11, 2006, 01:10 PM
I've got a question that I feel should be an easy click of some button somewhere, but I can't seem to figure it out.

Say I did a photoshoot for a wedding, and the newlyweds are very excited about seeing the results of my photoshoot as soon as possible, and want to send them to friends, etc. But say I shot the whole thing in camera RAW format, and they lack any kind of software that allows them to view CRW files... How would I batch process the whole entire shoot and save all as TIFFs or PDFs or even JPEGs? I tried to cook the files in Distiller, and it does not like camera raw and will not deal with files of that type.

Now, same question, only with PSDs... How would I batch save a bunch of PSDs as TIFFs or PDFs or something of that nature?

I feel like there should be an easy answer to this... any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!



Blue Velvet
Dec 11, 2006, 01:50 PM
There is an easy answer but it doesn't involve Distiller. :)

You've got Photoshop, right? What you need to do is to set up a new action in the Actions palette that processes and saves a file how you want it. You just start it recording like a macro, do your thing, and then stop recording...

Then, after the action is set-up, you then (in Photoshop) go to File>Automate>Batch. Choose your action, source and destination folders and any other settings, hit OK and then go play WoW until they're all done.

freeny
Dec 11, 2006, 02:11 PM
There is an easy answer but it doesn't involve Distiller. :)

You've got Photoshop, right? What you need to do is to set up a new action in the Actions palette that processes and saves a file how you want it. You just start it recording like a macro, do your thing, and then stop recording...

Then, after the action is set-up, you then (in Photoshop) go to File>Automate>Batch. Choose your action, source and destination folders and any other settings, hit OK and then go play WoW until they're all done.

Nice Blue. Perhaps you can add your two cents on this thread (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=259725)...

eyeon
Dec 11, 2006, 02:14 PM
There is an easy answer but it doesn't involve Distiller. :)

You've got Photoshop, right? What you need to do is to set up a new action in the Actions palette that processes and saves a file how you want it. You just start it recording like a macro, do your thing, and then stop recording...

Then, after the action is set-up, you then (in Photoshop) go to File>Automate>Batch. Choose your action, source and destination folders and any other settings, hit OK and then go play WoW until they're all done.

This is exactly what I needed. Problem solved. Thanks a ton!

Blue Velvet
Dec 11, 2006, 02:16 PM
Nice Blue. Perhaps you can add your two cents on this thread (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=259725)...

Thought you guys had done such a swell job of it already. Do you have any idea how many times I've answered exactly the same question over the past 2 & 1/2 years here?

Snark
Dec 11, 2006, 03:59 PM
Do you have any idea how many times I've answered exactly the same question over the past 2 & 1/2 years here?
There is an easy answer.

What you need to do is to set up a new action in the Mac Rumors Actions palette that processes and submits a post how you want it. You just start it recording like a macro, do your thing, and then stop recording...

Okay, that was a cheap joke. I just couldn't help myself. :D

Snark

Blue Velvet
Dec 11, 2006, 05:11 PM
Okay, that was a cheap joke.

But not a bad one. Jokes, whether cheap or spendy, are much needed at the mo. ;)

Gives me another thought, though... ;)