Play Video in Photoshop CS6

Edited by Freya, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how you can play a video preview in Photoshop CS6 in Windows 7.

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    To begin, we should already have a video imported into Photoshop
    There is another VisiHow video on how to do that. We will see our preview and timeline.
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    To view the preview, we click the sideways triangle at the left-hand side
    It is the play icon. Photoshop will play the video from wherever the red scroller is. Although we are playing a video as a preview, it might look quite slow or quite behind the scroller in our Photoshop preview. However, the video will be OK after we render it. The reason for this is that a lot of things happen if we use a high-definition video. Photoshop is resource-demanding, and it might be too much to handle for older computers. The preview might lag behind the scroller or skip frames.
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    When we play the video, we can click the pause symbol
    The symbol is a square while the video is playing.
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    We can move forward by a frame by clicking the symbol next to the play symbol
    We'll jump forward in small portions.
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    We can jump backwards in small portions by clicking the symbol on the other side of the play symbol
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    The button on the far left takes us straight to the beginning if we click it
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