How to Add a Color Palette to Photoshop?
When you work together with others (designers from inhouse/external teams, freelancers) it makes no sense that everybody defines colors manually. Instead you can import a color palette in Photoshop for instance.
This is good for three reasons:
- You can make sure that everyone uses the same colors.
- You can save time for all involved persons.
- You won’t mix up colors of different projects.
Still, adding a color palette to Photoshop can be confusing sometimes. Mostly you’ll have a *.aco file you want to add to your Photoshop. Here is how it works flawlessly:
Extract your colors from Frontify by opening the Style Guide and click on the Photoshop (*.aco) button.
Open the color palette in Photoshop and click on Load Swatches.
Hint: If you just double click on your *.aco file, it won’t load as a color palette in Photoshop and through you an error.
Happy Coloring =)
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