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Save your curve settings and reuse them later (CS5/CS6/CC/CC 2014/CC 2015)

Inside Photoshop

by Amy Palermo

If you spend a lot of time editing images, then you’ve probably run into a situation where you need to apply the same curve adjustment to more than one image. Photoshop comes with a host of curve presets-but you can also save your own custom curve settings to reuse again on other images.

To create a custom curve setting:

  1. Make any Curve adjustments necessary for your image.
  2. Click on the Preset Options button at the top of the Curves dialog box and select Save Preset from the pop-up menu, as shown in Figure A.
  3. Enter a name in the Save As text box, keeping the default .acv extension. Photoshop defaults to saving the curves in the Curves folder inside the Photoshop application folder.
  4. Click Save. Your preset now appears in the Curves preset pop-up menu.
  5. Article figure image


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