ABC PSP - Tutorial 1

Open Image / Save Image

By ©LismibaebisCreations
December 2005

Skill Level: Absolute Beginner using PSP

This tutorial is my own creation, any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental

This is part 1 of a series of tutorials for the absolute beginner with PSP.
It is recommended that you complete the tutorials in numerical order, as each new one will build on the knowledge gained by the previous tutorials

Program shortcuts will be given in parentheses

Settings are written out below the screen shots


Paint Shop Pro X
Free 30 day PSP trial from Corel, available here

(If you have PSP 8 or 9 and do not understand the screen shots, email me and I will send you screen shots for the PSP version you are using)

Open New Image

Whenever we want to do something with PSP, we need to open an image.
Depending on what we do, this is either a new image or an existing image

File > New (Ctrl + N)



Width = 500 pixels
Height = 400 pixels
Resolution = 72.000 Pixels/inch
Raster Background = Checked
Color depth = RGB - 8 bits/channel
Color Transparent = NOT checked
click ok

Save Image

File > Save as


Click on the little arrow Screenshot to make the changes


Save in: = Desktop
File name: = abc1
Save as type: = JPEG


To share an image with somebody else, save it as a JPEG, or if it has transparent parts, save it as a Gif.
This Image is not transparent, so save it as JPEG

We don't need the image anymore, so close it by simply clicking on the "X" in the top right hand corner


Open existing Image

File > Open (Ctrl + O)


Look in: Desktop
Doubleclick on abc1 to open

Delete Image

File > Delete

Click "yes"


You can delete the file as we do not need it anymore

I hope that you have found this tutorial helpful.
If you have any questions, please email me at: Barbara @

I would like to thank my Testers at LismibaebisCreations Testers:
Your help, support and patience made this possible


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