Oct 7, 2005

JPEG format not available in Save As format menu (Photoshop CS2)

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you select File > Save AS in Adobe Photoshop CS2, the JPEG format is not an available format.


Any of the following are true of the image you are trying to save:

– The image is 16 bits/channel.

– The image is larger than 30,000 by 30,000 pixels.

– The image is larger than 2 GB.


Do one or more of the following solutions:

Solution 1: Convert the image to 8 bits/channel, and then save the image as a JPEG file.

1. Choose Image > Mode > 8 Bits/Channel.

2. Choose File > Save As, and save your image as a JPEG file.

Solution 2: Resize your image to within 30,000 by 30,000 pixels

Background information

The JPEG file format is limited to 8 bits per channel, and a 2 GB file size. Photoshop limits JPEG files to 30,000 by 30,000 pixels.

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