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5 Simple Techniques to Reduce PSD Size

2: Hide All The Layers Before Saving File

This tip is not for everyone but this technique helps in reducing the PSD size by around 10-20%. Below is a screenshot where I have duplicated my image layer few times so as to increase my PSD size.

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Once I save my image in PSD, my file size becomes 198.0 MB.

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Now my PSD size should decrease on turning off the visibility of all the layers.

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Saving my image in PSD now decreases the image size by 70 MB i.e. It is now just 128 MB.

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Written by Somil Bhargava

Founder @FinancialTalkies, @Smuggbugg | Blogger | Content Marketing | He has a knack for analysis and has a keen eye on upcoming startups across domains. He is inclined towards entrepreneurship, philosophy and startups, not necessarily in that order. He likes connecting the dots, breaking news, nose and beliefs – ‘To wake up in life one must fall asleep’.

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