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How to Create Actions in Photoshop

This is a quick tutorial that will show you how to create actions in Photoshop.
Published: Jul 9, 2006
Author: Stacy Reed
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If you have ever found the need to apply the same steps to multiple images, you might want to create an action in Photoshop to help you. Let's say you're creating a gallery on your website and would like to resize all of your wallpaper images to thumbnails. By creating an action in Photoshop, you only need to record the steps neccessary to resize one image, then apply those steps to all of the other images by playing the action you recorded. Anytime you have to apply the same steps to multiple images, creating an action will save you valuable time!

Watch this tutorial as I show you how to record an action step by step.

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About Stacy Reed

Stacy Reed is Tucows' resident software librarian and editor. She has been reviewing PC and mobile software as well as web services for over a decade. Helping developers improve and promote their products is only one of her areas of expertise. Stacy is also an advocate for Open Source, Creative Commons and freeware, taking special interest in educational resources, social media, cloud sharing, and mobile technology.

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