How to Save All Open Images in Photoshop CS5

Photoshop CS5 is capable of employing the use of tabs for you to work on multiple images at once. This is beneficial when you need to copy elements of an existing image into a different image, or if you need to apply a change to a bunch of images at once. You can also take advantage of having multiple images open at once to apply batch commands to those open images, such as if you want to crop multiple images at once. But saving all of those open images when you are done with them can be tedious. Fortunately you can learn how to save all of your open images in Photoshop CS5 at once and greatly speed up the process.

 

Close and Save All of Your Open Images

 

This procedure is going to take advantage of another utility in Photoshop CS5 – the Close All command. This may or may not be something that you have ever used before, but it actually contains the option that we need to exploit to quickly close and save all of our open images.

 

Step 1: Ensure that you are done working on all of your open images, and that they are ready to be closed and saved.

Step 2: Click File at the top of the window, then click Close All.

the photoshop cs5 close all command

 

Step 3: Check the box at the bottom-left corner of the dialog box, next to Apply to All, then click the Yes button.

how to save all open images in photoshop cs5

 

If you have never saved one of the open images before, then you will be prompted to choose a file name and save location for the image. All images that were previously saved and have a file location, however, will simply be saved with the same name and to the same location.

If you want to save all of your open images in Photoshop CS5 without closing them, then you will need to create an action that saves one image, then you will need to apply that action to all of your open images. You can learn more about actions and applying them to multiple images in this article.

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