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Chapter 4. Super Size Me: Resizing and C... > Automated Saving and Resizing - Pg. 106

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Automated Saving and Resizing Back when Photoshop CS was fairly new, Russell Preston Brown (Adobe's in- house evangelist and Photoshop madman) introduced a pretty slick little utility called Dr. Brown's Image Processor, which would let you take a folder full of images and save them in various formats (for example, it could open a PSD file and automatically make a JPEG and a TIFF from it, and resize each along the way). It became a cult hit, and now in CS2, an updated version of it is included (but sadly, they dropped the "Dr. Brown" part, which I always thought gave it its charm). Step One: Go under the File menu, under Scripts, and choose Image Processor. By the way, if you're working in the Adobe Bridge (rather than Photoshop), you can Command-click (PC: Control-click) on all the photos you want to apply the Image Processor to, then go under the Tools menu, under Photoshop, and choose Image Processor. That way, when the Image Processor opens, it already has those photos pegged for processing. Sweet! Step Two: When the Image Processor dialog opens, the first thing you have to do is choose the folder of photos you want it to "do its thing" to by clicking on the Select Folder button, then navigate to the folder you want and click Choose. If you already have some photos open in Photoshop, you can click on the Use Open Images radio button (or if you choose Image Processor from the Bridge, the Select Folder button won't be there at all--instead it will list how many photos you have selected in the Bridge). Then, in the second section, decide whether you want the new copies to be saved in the same folder or copied into a different folder. No big whoop (that's a technical term). 106 Chapter 4 Resizing and Cropping