Export pictures

Export pictures when you want to simultaneously save multiple pictures to a new location or with different names, sizes, or file formats.

  1. Select the pictures you want to export.

    How?

    1. Make sure the folders that contain the pictures you want to work with are displayed in the Picture Shortcuts pane. If the folders aren't listed, add them to the pane.

      How?

      1. In the Picture Shortcuts pane, under Picture Shortcuts, click Add Picture Shortcut.

      2. Browse to the folder that contains the pictures you want to work with.

      3. Click Add.

    2. Select the folders containing the pictures you want to work with.

      How?

      Do one of the following in the Picture Shortcuts list:

      • To work with pictures in one folder, select the folder.

      • To work with pictures in multiple folders that are next to each other, select the first folder in the group, hold down SHIFT, and then select the last folder in the group.

      • To work with pictures in multiple folders that are not next to each other, select one folder, hold down CTRL, and then select each additional folder you want to work with.

        When multiple folders are selected, all the pictures from the selected folders are displayed in their current sort order in the preview pane.

    3. Select the pictures you want to work with.

      How?

      Do one of the following in the preview pane:

      • To select one picture, click the picture. In Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, click Next Button Image or Previous Button Image to change the picture selected. If you are working in Single Picture view, the current picture is selected by default.

      • To select multiple pictures that are next to each other, in Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, select the first picture in the group, hold down SHIFT, and then select the last picture in the group.

      • To select multiple pictures that are not next to each other, in Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, select one picture, hold down CTRL, and then select each additional picture you want to work with.

      • To select all the pictures, in Thumbnail or Filmstrip view, click Select All on the Edit menu.

  2. On the File menu, click Export to open the Exporttask pane.

  3. To select an export location, do one of the following:

    • To replace multiple pictures with the selected versions, make sure the Original locations check box is selected.

    • To export pictures to a new location, clear the Original locations check box, and type a path name in the text box or click Browse.

  4. To export using different file names, do one of the following:

    • To export pictures with their original file names, make sure the Original file names check box is selected.

    • To export with different file names using a default numbering sequence, type a new name in the text box.

    • To export with different file names using a custom numbering sequence, click Rename, and then select the options you want.

  5. To export in a format different from the original, select another file format from the Export with this file format list.

  6. To export a size different from the original picture, select one of the options in the Export using this file size list.

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