Re: [Gimp-developer] Cross-application work-flows and document file formats

On 12-05-22 02:30 AM, Michael Grosberg wrote:
The reason is that some 3D and video editing programs support PSD natively
and even allow importing specific layers, so in some workflows, it is not
enough to just have a layered formats - it has to be PSD specifically.

While PSD format *might* support saving all GIMP data, it doesn't currently (text layers are converted to bitmaps IIRC). The XCF file format is subject to change as GIMP evolves. The other problem with this is that the PSD format is mostly undocumented and changes over time.


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