What formats are supported by Photoshop

Photoshop is an extremely versatile tool, mainly thanks to its excellent compatibility with a vast majority of formats. It is indeed well-known thanks to its own format, PSD. But if you want to know all the formats you can open with Photoshop, keep an eye on the following lists in this article.

Image formats supported by Photoshop

This list includes all supported formats for handling graphics, photographs, or any other type of images:

  • BMP
  • Cineon
  • CompuServe GIF
  • DICOM
  • HEIF/HEIC
  • IFF format
  • JPEG
  • JPEG2000
  • Large Document Format PSB
  • OpenEXR
  • PCX
  • Photoshop 2.0 (Mac only)
  • Photoshop DCS 1.0
  • Photoshop DCS 2.0
  • Photoshop EPS
  • Photoshop PDF
  • Photoshop PSD
  • Photoshop Raw
  • PICT (read-only)
  • PICT Resource (Mac only; can open only)
  • Pixar
  • PNG
  • Portable Bit Map
  • Radiance
  • Scitex CT
  • Targa
  • TIFF
  • Wireless Bitmap

Audio formats supported by Photoshop

Yes, Photoshop also supports audio files. These can be used to add background music to your photographs. The composition can then be exported as a video file.

  • AAC
  • AIFF
  • M2A
  • M4A
  • MP2
  • MP3

Video formats supported by Photoshop

Photoshop supports opening video files that have been saved in the following formats:

  • 264
  • 3GP
  • 3GPP
  • AVC
  • AVI
  • F4V
  • FLV
  • MOV
  • MPE
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-4
  • MPEG-2
  • MTS
  • MXF
  • R3D
  • TS
  • VOB.

It also lets the user export video files to the following formats:

  • DPX
  • MOV
  • MP4
  • JPEG2000

3D file formats supported by Photoshop

Finally, we review all the files that are used for editing objects in three dimensions.

  • 3D Studio (import only)
  • DAE (Collada)
  • Flash 3D (export only)
  • JPS (JPEG Stereo)
  • KMZ (Google Earth 4)
  • MPO (Multi-Picture format)
  • U3D
  • Wavefront OBJ