Saving TIFF files to Conserve Hard Drive Space

Several weeks ago we talked about Saving Hard Drive Space by Deleting Extra File Formats and Saving Hard Drive Space by Deleting Invisible Layers.

One of the things we talked about is that typically TIFF files take up less space on our hard drives than PSD files.  Here’s a short excerpt from “Savings Hard Drive Space by Deleting Extra File Formats:”

Many designers include multiple file formats such as PSD, TIFF, and PNG in their products.  This is typical with templates, for example, offering the consumer the opportunity to choose the file format that works best for them and the software they use. ….. I am often asked if one needs to save all of these formats.  It’s a personal choice; but if you are trying to save hard drive space, deleting file formats you do not use is one way to help achieve that goal.

But what if your product only came in PSD format, there are no extra file formats to delete, but you really need to save some hard drive space?  You can simply resave your PSD files as TIFF files. Here’s how:

Read the rest of this tutorial HERE, and be sure to scroll to the bottom of the tutorial post to download the freebie pictured below!


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  1. Stacey

    thanks so much! glad I save the Tif files now so much smaller, wish I knew this earlier – LOL! always love your tutorials!

    April 25, 2015 at 7:42 pm
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