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geoidesic
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psd thumbnail preview

Post by geoidesic »

The .psd file format includes a pre-made thumbnail for preview purposes:

http://www.adobe.com/devnet-apps/photos ... matashtml/ <-- search for "Thumbnail resource format"

I'm looking for a way to extract this preview without converting the whole .psd file, as this would be a lot quicker for an initial thumbnail.
Does anyone have a solution - either for PHP, Python or ImageMagick?

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Re: psd thumbnail preview

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Do you have an example image of such that you can post? Post it on some free image hosting service and then put a link to it here.

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Re: psd thumbnail preview

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Since it's a PSD, not an image, uploading it to a free image hosting service won't work as they will convert it to a web-ready format or disallow it.

I've put it here instead (1MB size):
http://87.106.167.216/flower.psd

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Re: psd thumbnail preview

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exiftool -Photoshop:PhotoshopThumbnail -b flower.psd >z.jpg
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