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Enginn Heima
RGB + Alpha export problem
on Jul 11, 2019 at 10:54:33 am

Hi.

I'm exporting a still image from After Effects that has transparency that I then need to import into Photoshop.

I'm getting no luck with TIFF nor PSD exports, the transparency appears black once imported into Photoshop.

I've tried everything, checking the RGB+Alpha of course, straight or matted, different Color bit depths...

Strangely it works when I do it in PNG, but I was hoping I could get a better result with either Tiff or PSD.

Anyone got an idea what I'm missing?

Best regards.


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Eric Santiago
Re: RGB + Alpha export problem
on Jul 11, 2019 at 12:47:57 pm

Bit Depth?
Did you try STRAIGHT or PREMULT?


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Enginn Heima
Re: RGB + Alpha export problem
on Jul 11, 2019 at 1:54:07 pm

Yes tried it all.

I'm no Photoshop guru, but it seems to me that the alpha channel is there, but I need to open up the document, go into channels choose my lowest channel that's being called Alpha 1. Then go into load channel as selection and hit delete to get where I want!

With the PNG I just drag the file into an open photoshop document and I'm in business.

I should maybe be asking these questions in the photoshop forum?


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Eric Santiago
Re: RGB + Alpha export problem
on Jul 11, 2019 at 2:30:23 pm

Have you tried Save Frame As > Photoshop Layers...

Make sure there are layers in that composition.


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Enginn Heima
Re: RGB + Alpha export problem
on Jul 12, 2019 at 8:36:39 am

holy sh..!

That just worked!

Thank you Eric!


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