Images directly from camera will have high file size. To make an instructable. repetitive tasks, like saving 100 images for web in Photoshop is time consuming and frustrating. Droplets are drag-and-drop mini-applications which can do those repetitive tasks for you.
Older versions of Photoshop may not have this functions
(try CS6 or CC)
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Step 1: Things You've Need.
- personal computer with decent configuration
- Adobe Photoshop CS6/CC
- Pictures to process
Step 2: Open Adobe Photoshop
Step 3: Choose Window→Actions (or) Press(Alt+F9)
Step 4: Click "create a New Set" Button
Step 5: Give a Name to the Set
Step 6: Click "create a New Action" Button
Step 7: Give Any Name to the Action Then Click "Record"
Step 8: Click File→Open or Press(Ctrl+O)
Step 9: Browse Any Pic and Click Open
Step 10: Click File→Save for Web or Press(Alt+Shift+Ctrl+S)
Step 11: Choose "JPEG Medium" With 30% Medium Quality and Click "Save" (Check for Notes Added to the Image)
Step 12: Create a New Folder and Save
Step 13: Close the Image by Clicking File→Close or Press(Ctrl+W).
If Photoshop asks to save changes Click "NO"
Step 14: Click the "Stop" Button in the Actions Palette.
Install the action file. If you find any difficulty in creating an action.
Step 15: Click File→Automate→Create Droplet...
Step 16: In Create Droplet Dialogue Box. Click Choose→Save @ Desired Location With Name (check for Notes Added to the Image)
Step 17: Choose the Set. Here I Created a Set Named Instructable.
Step 18: Choose the Action. Here I Created an Action Named "Save for Web"
Step 19: Put Check Mark to the Boxes
Ignore the warning message by clicking "OK"
Step 20: Choose Destination Type Folder
Step 21: Choose a Folder:
I'll Choose the same folder. which i created while making a action.
Step 22: Put Check Mark(check for Notes Added to Image)
Ignore warning messages and click "OK"
Step 23: Click"OK" (check for Notes Added to Image)
Step 24: There I've Got the Droplet.exe Icon @ My Desktop
Step 25: How to Use?
Now Click and drag the entire folder containing images to save for web and drop it over the droplet.exe file.
Enjoy watching the automated Photoshop do your work without getting tired.