PSD, Photoshop Document (.psd)
The .psd file format
PSD is a file known as Photoshop document. It was developed by Adobe so that graphic designers could create layered images. This is a proprietary file format used by Adobe to allow files be saved in. These files can then be opened in different versions of Adobe Photoshop. A user may also prefer to convert them to other formats like PNG or JPG. After converting PSD to JPG or PNG file, you cannot reverse the process.
.psd technical details
PSD is a file extension that stores an image and has got support for a lot of imaging options like transparency, duotone settings, masks and clipping paths.
Additional information about PSD file format
|File conversion||Convert a PSD file|
|Associated programs||Adobe Illustrator CS6, Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe Photoshop, GIMP|