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How to rasterize multiple objects seperately?

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Mar 07, 2019

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When combining graphic elements in an .ai file, these elements being large bitmap images (tif, psd, png,...), I regularly use rasterize to reduce these images -seperately- in size (and thus reducing file size) and thus make working with them a lot easier and faster.

However, when I try to rasterize multiple objects at once, these objects are always grouped in one big rasterized object. Is there a way they remain seperate objects?

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How to rasterize multiple objects seperately?

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When combining graphic elements in an .ai file, these elements being large bitmap images (tif, psd, png,...), I regularly use rasterize to reduce these images -seperately- in size (and thus reducing file size) and thus make working with them a lot easier and faster.

However, when I try to rasterize multiple objects at once, these objects are always grouped in one big rasterized object. Is there a way they remain seperate objects?

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HI better way is you do them separately and then use them check following video which give you idea...Thanks

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Tiffs and psds and pngs are already raster.

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Of course they are, but what the rasterize function do is adapt the size of the bitmap image according to the size it's needed for (e.g. 300 dpi).

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You can use the Rasterize effect (see Effect menu) followed by expanding appearance (see Object menu) to do what you want.

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Thank you, works great.  What it does however, is leave a transparent area around the object.  I also noticed this when rasterizing images that are clipping masked.  Any ideas how to avoid this?

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Editable in Effects/document/raster effects settings

 

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