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Photoshop Brush FileType (2018-12-23)

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Works great! Thanks.

 

Just a note for less experienced users of PDN - this plug in goes in My Computer> C Local Disk > Program Files >Paint.Net > File Types ( NOT the Effects file which is for normal plug ins.)

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Ah thank you! Excellent for me :D
No longer need ABRviewer

This could so with a mini tut i think :)

(So this means i can make Photoshop brushes?)

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Thank you for this @Null and thanks too to @Gooney for the hint about the files - I'd have popped it right into Effects :(

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Possibly a stupid question approaching...

Would it be possible for both the developers of this wizardry and the magic of custom brushes to combine the two works into a bundle of PDN / ABR custom brush heaven? 

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(So this means i can make Photoshop brushes?)

Yes, it also allows you to convert the brushes used by Photoshop CS and later to work with Photoshop 6 and earlier.

 

 

Possibly a stupid question approaching...

Would it be possible for both the developers of this wizardry and the magic of custom brushes to combine the two works into a bundle of PDN / ABR custom brush heaven? 

That would be a question for @Simon Brown. :)

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I'd be grateful if someone could explain how you use this

 

After downloading brushes what do you do ?  (And yep ... I really am that fffickk)

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I have just installed this and opened a .abr (I am told PS brushes) file in PDN and it has just opened up the entire pack of brushes on individual layers. Do I gather that I would need to save each layer as an individual .png in order to use as a custom brush ?

Thank you in advance :)

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I'd be grateful if someone could explain how you use this

 

After downloading brushes what do you do ?  (And yep ... I really am that fffickk)

From what I have been playing around with, I opened up PDN then opened a abr brush file, then I saved it as a .png before moving it into a folder in my custom brushes set.

Seems to work OK and I'm also fffickk :lol:

 

Sasha - As you said you opened a pack of brushes, you would have to untick  and save them separately as .png's. Hope that works, unless anyone knows different? ;)

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From what I have been playing around with, I opened up PDN then opened a abr brush file, then I saved it as a .png before moving it into a folder in my custom brushes set.

Seems to work OK and I'm also fffickk :lol:

 

Ahhhhhh I get it now.  

I was putting the unzipped folder in the Custom Brushes folder instead of the .abr file into a new layer in PDN.

 

Thanks

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Ahhhhhh I get it now.  

I was putting the unzipped folder in the Custom Brushes folder instead of the .abr file into a new layer in PDN.

 

Thanks

Took me a little while to get my pea-brain around it, but I'm happy to share where it helps :)

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Hey guys and Sasha - I'm so relieved someone else was 'wondering 'how to do this ...... as was I  :unimpressed:

But, if you have to open them up and then save them to png into custom brushes, isn't this kind of the same as doing it from abr in the first place?  Same amount of steps  :evillaugh:

(If this is a silly conclusion, please forgive me - I've just got off a long flight over to Florida).

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@Vrix .......... It took me a while to figure this out myself :noes:

 

1.  Put abr brush you downloaded into a File on desktop called Brushes

 

2. Open PDN - File - Open - Browse to the brush file on desktop - brushes appear - uncheck the ones you don't want then save the layer to png into your other file on desktop called Custom Brushes!  Bingo - you now have a png brush to use in Custom Mini Brushes plugin on PDN.

 

I'm still trying to figure out how to use the other option 'Layer Saver' (I'm fiick and a Blonde to boot blondhair.gif )

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Added support for version 10 brushes, reduced memory usage when loading.

Fixed a potential issue that would cause Paint.NET to close without warning.

 

File version updated to 1.0.0.1. :D

 

 

 

 

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still not sure what my issue is... iv'e put ABRfiletype in the FileType foler where all the files for PDN are. and i can use it with PDN but when i try to use a brush its more of copying and pasting squares all over the image... and then i also don't know where to put brushes so i can use them with PDN

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still not sure what my issue is... iv'e put ABRfiletype in the FileType foler where all the files for PDN are. and i can use it with PDN but when i try to use a brush its more of copying and pasting squares all over the image... and then i also don't know where to put brushes so i can use them with PDN

 

Paint.NET does not natively support custom brushes.

Using this plugin to load brushes for CustomBrushesMini is explained in the posts above.

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Just want to say thanks for this file type plugin. Gimp can use .abr brushes natively, but the ones created with Photoshop 7 and up cause problems. I can load those same .abr files into PDN and save as new .abr using PS v6 and all is well. As an added bonus, I can delete the brushes I don't want. I can also created my own custom brushes onto each layer and save it out as an .abr brushes file.

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On 11/3/2018 at 6:10 PM, dipstick said:

Just want to say thanks for this file type plugin. Gimp can use .abr brushes natively, but the ones created with Photoshop 7 and up cause problems. I can load those same .abr files into PDN and save as new .abr using PS v6 and all is well. As an added bonus, I can delete the brushes I don't want. I can also created my own custom brushes onto each layer and save it out as an .abr brushes file.

I'm totally with you on this!! Big huge THANK YOU A GAZILLION!

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