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Old 10-30-2005, 11:36 PM
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Working large files question..

Is photoshop good when working with large files?
I am using psp for a collage and it is slow .. I had to do it rather quick and am more familiar with psp ..or would have done it in pscs2 Neb
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Old 10-31-2005, 05:10 AM
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Originally Posted by nebgranny
Is photoshop good when working with large files?
Generally, yes. PS is fastest when working exclusively in RAM, and you need RAM equal to about 5x the file size to achieve that. However, it makes efficient use of scratch disk space, which helps a lot on larger images.

Sorry it's a vague answer, but it was a vague question! Much depends on your system, PS version & set-up, & what you're trying to do in PS. Sorry I can't offer any comparison with PSP, as I've never used it.
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