photoshop to paintshop pro transfer

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styrian

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Good morning, I have layered .tiff images from photoshop created on a Mac that I'd like to use with Paintshop pro on a PC. At present they just come through off the disc as greyscale images. Any help gratefully received.
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Any chance you could save those images as layered .psd files instead? It depends on which version of PSP you are using but I've always had good luck opening .psd files in PSP 8, 9 and 10. If you have really advanced syle layer features those don't transfer so well.

I've never used a layered .tiff so I don't know if PSP can handle them correctly from photoshop or not.
 

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Thanks for the reply. I have the Paintshop pro X (10.03). I'll try what you suggest and let you know how I get on. Thanks a lot.
 

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Update: I just tried a tiff with 3 layers saved on all layered defaults, one layer of which I styled. It preserved all the style look and colors throughout when opened in PSP 10.03 but the layers were flattened.

The same image saved as a .psd from CS2 and opened again with PSP 10.03 preserved the layers perfectly BUT the style layer effects were not compatible and were dropped from that layer.

So that's a pretty mixed result but if you don't have styles applied it should work in .psd.
 

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Thanks for taking the trouble. I might manage it the .psd route. If that doesn't work I could have each layer printed in high resolution and then rescanned in a more manageable format. Thanks again for the help.
 
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