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How to Install and Use Photoshop Actions

What is Photoshop Action

adobe-photoshop-actions-atn Photoshop Action is identifies by using the extension .ANT file format which contains series of recorded steps by the designer to help a photographer to manually apply a each process every time. It allow photographer, at the click of a button for giving a effect/edits to a photo in a fast and efficient way. This will help designer to speed up editing by automating process.

Installing Action

Installing a new set of Photoshop actions (.atn file) is very easy, Just follow these simple steps.

Step 1: First Unzip and Copy your new action (.atn file) into the “Photoshop Actions Folder” on your PC Windows. C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Presets\Actions

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Step 2: Then Open your Photoshop Program and go to “Windows” menu at the top and select “Actions” or (Alt + F9 keyboard shortcut).

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Action window should pop up and all installed actions should be listed.

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Step 3: And Click the “More Options”, which is there at the Top right of the actions window, And click “Load Actions”.

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Select the Action file which you have copy.

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That’s it you have done it successfully. Now you can see the newly loaded Actions in your Action window list.

How to Use Action

Now you have installed a Photoshop action and ready to use. Most of action have in a folder icon. Click on the arrow beside the folder icon to expand the action.

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Open photograph into Photoshop ( File > Open) or (Ctrl + O), Select your photo and just open it.

Click on a action under the folder icon and then click a Play Button below the action window.

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That’s it, Now your photo has been applied an action.

Download more actions from here, Enjoy!

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  • faheem ali on December 11th, 2014 1:36 pm

    very nice …

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