Photoshop saving a 100x100 pixel flat document creates a huge 100Mb files on disc.

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Aug 15, 2022 Aug 15, 2022

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PhotoShop 24.4.2 -

MacOS 11.6.7

When saving any small (100x100 pixel) flat document, it creates a huge 100+Mb file on disc. Weather it's a PSD, JPG  or PNG. Opening the file uses up my RAM and slows everything down. Just hitting save causes a 10 second beachball then more beachballing as it saves. If I drag it into another document, it corruptes that document too.

What would cause that?

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Aug 15, 2022 Aug 15, 2022

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@bonist – What is the layer content? Smart object layers? Did you paste directly from Illustrator? Where did the layer content come from? How many layers? What colour mode and bit depth? How many channels?

 

What happens if you go to File menu > File Info > Raw Data... Do you see any entries, or is there a message that there is too much metadata to display?

 

https://prepression.blogspot.com/2017/06/metadata-bloat-photoshopdocumentancestors.html

 

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Aug 16, 2022 Aug 16, 2022

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Hi @bonist that sounds very odd. Testing here an 100 x 100 300ppi file saved as a .psd results in a 25k file... so, could you share some screenshots or a video of you doing this workflow and the resulting file/size?

 

It may help if we could see your Photoshop System Info. Launch Photoshop, and select Help >System Info...and copy/paste the text in a reply.  

 

Thank you,

-- Cory

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