photoshop .psb not supported? RRS feed

  • Question

  • According to HDmake's command line options:  -src image.{tif|png|jpg|wdp|bmp} 

    only 5 formats are supported.


    Why not .psb?


    What should I choose if my image larger than 30,000x30,000 pixles?


    According to the capacity of PTgui:

    The maximum output size in PTGui depends on the file format:


  • JPEG: max 25,000 x 25,000 pixels
  • TIFF: unlimited dimensions, but the TIFF specifications allow a maximum file size of 4GB. Certain applications (including Photoshop CS2) fail to read TIFF files larger than 2GB. Older Photoshop versions cannot read images wider or taller than 30,000 pixels.
  • Photoshop .psd: max 30,000 x 30,000 pixels and a maximum file size of 4GB (Photoshop CS2) or 2GB (Photoshop CS)
  • Photoshop .psb: max 300,000 x 300,000 pixels, no file size limitations

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 2:09 AM

All replies

  • I'd love to support psb.  Unfortunately the terms of use on Adobe's file format SDKs require Microsoft and Adobe lawyers to have a conversation.  Which, sigh, takes a long time Sad  We almost have an agreement worked out to allow us to produce a Photoshop plugin for HD View export.  This will be one path to psb -> HD View conversion.  In the meatime you can try tiffs larger than 30K wide, I have gotten this to work, up to the 4GB limit.  Also thanks to the team at Autopano there is another tool to generate HD View tiles: http://en.wiki.autopano.net/GigaTiler, that does take psb as an input.
    Monday, May 28, 2007 11:16 PM
  • Is there any documentation on the use of the output of GigaTiler with HD View?  That is, can GigaTiler produce the XML mainfest HDview requires?
    Thursday, August 9, 2007 1:44 PM
  • Thank you Matt, I have down loaded the GigaTiler.

    Tuesday, August 21, 2007 1:17 PM

    hello sorry for my english but what is your machine configuration to work with such images

    me my client want a file of 73701 pixels by 7937 pixels (26 meter by 2,8 meter) in 72 dpi

    so ok i will work on adobe photoshop CS3 but pc or macpro ?... quad core 9650 or core 8 on macpro ? xp or vista ? 32 bits or 64 bits, how many ram, which video card to read and manage an image of 4 go  ....

    because i imagine i will have to add other image by calque and so my image will increase

    thats why i think i will reach 4 go max..

    someone can help me


    Friday, February 15, 2008 4:07 AM
  • Try the PS plugin http://research.microsoft.com/ivm/HDView/HDPhotoshopPlugin.htm
    Thursday, June 19, 2008 1:30 AM