How to Save Video Photoshop

How To Save Video In Photoshop ( 3- Step Guide)

Photoshop is meant for editing photos. But what about the videos? Though there are several applications, like Adobe After Effects, PremierPro, etc., to do video editing jobs, not everyone can use them. Because the dedicated video editing software requires the most advanced computers. 

So you can use Photoshop to do basic video editing jobs like making GIFs, adding effects, adding text, etc. However, there’s, is a bit of confusion you might face questioning how to save video in photoshop. 

Don’t worry! The next segment of this article erases all your confusion with the answer and guide to saving the video in photoshop.

In the editing world, the software is made by Adobe rules. And the most used of all adobe software is photoshop. Photoshop is mostly used for editing still images. 

However, in some cases, you can slightly edit the videos. Additionally, you can’t edit the videos completely in photoshop, but you can do some usual editing like adding transition effects, cutting and merging, adding text, etc. in photoshop. 

Also, you can easily render the edited frames in Photoshop by applying the same method as in other adobe editing software. All you have to do is set up your requirements and wait. Once the rendering process is done, your edited videos will be saved in the folder you set them to.

How To Save Videos In Photoshop ( 3-Step Guide)

Saving videos in photoshop is just as like in other adobe editing software. Things can be messy if you are doing it for the first time. Following the steps below will help.

Step 1: Check the File By Frames And preview

Check the File By Frames

The first thing you have to do before approaching to render any videos in photoshop is to check the file by frames. By following this step, you will be able to ensure that everything you added in the frames is in place. After checking the frames individually, click on the preview option to get the demo play of the video.

Step 2: Export The Video

Export The Video

Once you are done with checking and previewing, click on the FILE option from the top menu bar. After clicking, a dropdown menu will appear. From that menu, choose the EXPORT option. Meanwhile, another dropdown menu will appear, from which you have to choose the RENDER VIDEO option. Click on that option.

Step 3: Render The Video

Finally, a pop-up box will appear on the screen when you click on the render video option. In that box, you must enter all the required outputs you want. First of all, give the video a name. Then, choose the file location where you want to save the video. After all, choose the file size, resolution, quality, and frames you want to render. In the end, click on the render video option from the left side of the pop-up box and wait. In a while, your video will be saved in the preset destination.

What format do you save a video in photoshop?

The most adaptable format to save the video in Photoshop is Mp4, optioned as H.264 in the software. By saving the file in this format, you will be able to use the video anywhere you want.

Can I edit the video in Photoshop?

You can edit the videos in Photoshop slightly. Likely, you can cut, merge, crop, add transitions and texts in Photoshop. But you need help to do the advanced video editing jobs in photoshop. To do advanced work like retouching, resizing, etc., you must use Adobe after effects, Premier Pro, and other software.

Is Photoshop good for animation?

Adobe Photoshop is good enough for making animations and gifs. A wide range of tools and settings available in Photoshop enables it to prepare beautiful animation videos.


Saving videos in Photoshop is different from saving videos in other editing software. As Adobe software is the most famous one, the operations are quite easy and handy. However, you might need help if you want to do advanced-level video editing jobs using this software, as it is made for photo editing. Otherwise, slightly saving or editing the videos is not a hard task in Photoshop.

Bordie Capron

Bordie Capron


“Bordie Capron is a Sr. Content Maker who is working in The Clipping Path Service an US-based image and video post-production company for over 7+ years. She completed her degree in graphic designing and worked as a graphic designing expert for several years. She always loved writing”

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