Find a list of file formats supported in Photoshop.

Audio import formats

  • AAC
  • AIFF
  • M2A
  • M4A
  • MP2
  • MP3

Video import formats

  • .264
  • 3GP
  • 3GPP
  • AVC
  • AVI (See the note below)
  • F4V
  • FLV
  • MOV (QuickTime)
  • MPE
  • MPEG‑1
  • MPEG‑4
  • MPEG‑2 if a decoder is installed (for example, with an Adobe video app)
  • MTS
  • MXF
  • R3D
  • TS
  • VOB

Note:

  • AVI: Beginning with Photoshop CC 2019 version 20.0, this format is no longer supported for import on Mac. It is supported on Windows only. 
  • SWF playability: Beginning with Photoshop CC 2019 version 20.0, SWF playability using File > Open As (video) option is no longer supported on both Mac and Windows. SWF files won't play in Photoshop.  

Video export formats

  • DPX
  • MOV (QuickTime)
  • MP4
  • JPEG2000 (QuickTime) (See the note below)

Note:

JPEG2000 (QuickTime): Beginning with Photoshop CC 2019 version 20.0, QuickTime format with preset JPEG2000 is no longer supported for export on both Mac and Windows.

Graphic file formats

  • BMP
  • Cineon
  • CompuServe GIF
  • DICOM
  • HEIF/HEIC
  • IFF format
  • JPEG
  • JPEG2000
  • Large Document Format PSB
  • OpenEXR
  • PCX
  • Photoshop 2.0 (Mac only)
  • Photoshop DCS 1.0
  • Photoshop DCS 2.0
  • Photoshop EPS
  • Photoshop PDF
  • Photoshop PSD
  • Photoshop Raw
  • PICT (read only)
  • PICT Resource (Mac only; can open only)
  • Pixar
  • PNG
  • Portable Bit Map
  • Radiance
  • Scitex CT
  • Targa
  • TIFF
  • Wireless Bitmap
  • 3D Studio (import only)
  • DAE (Collada)
  • Flash 3D (export only)
  • JPS (JPEG Stereo)
  • KMZ (Google Earth 4)
  • MPO (Multi-Picture format)
  • U3D
  • Wavefront OBJ