The main file type for its files is .psd and supports work with layers, masks, transparency effects and more. Photoshop is a pixel based editing software, this means is capable to edit all little details, many of them unreadable by human eye without zoom. PSD files can be exported or open with other Adobe programs or third party one, for example 2 free programs that works with .psd files are Gimp (most popular freeware image editor) and Pixia.
For Photoshop, an image is composed by different layers. You can add or edit every layer to a picture. With the Color Picker you can choose the desired color setting the contrast, brightness or use web colors.
Files can be exported to popular image formats (PNG, JPEG, GIF ..), PSD, EPS or even PDF.
- pixel based editing
- variety of tools
- supports 3D