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Export presets

Export presets let you save a combination of export settings and quickly apply them to any image or slice. They also appear in the Share menu as quick export options, so you can export your entire image optimized with your most-used settings at any time.

Apply an export preset to an image
  1. Do one of the following:

    • Click in the Pixelmator Pro toolbar, and choose Export for Web.
    • Choose File > Export for Web (from the File menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the K key on your keyboard.
  2. In the Tool Options pane, click Presets and choose from the available presets.

Apply an export preset to a slice
  1. Choose the Slice tool by doing one of the following:

    • Click in the Pixelmator Pro toolbar.
    • Choose Image > Slice (from the Image menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the K key on your keyboard.
  2. Draw on the canvas to create a slice.

  3. In the Tool Options pane, click Presets and choose from the available presets.

Save a combination of export settings as a preset
  1. Choose the Slice tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Pixelmator Pro toolbar.
    • Choose Image > Slice (from the Image menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the K key on your keyboard.
  2. Add and customize any number of export formats using Export for Web or the Slice tool.
  3. In the Tool Options pane, click Presets and click .
Redefine an export preset

If you’d like to overwrite or update an existing preset with new settings, you can redefine it.

  1. Choose the Slice tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Pixelmator Pro toolbar.
    • Choose Image > Slice (from the Image menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the K key on your keyboard.
  2. In the Tool Options pane, click Presets.
  3. Click the disclosure triangle next to the preset you want to redefine and choose Redefine.
Remove an export preset

If you won't be using a certain export preset anymore, you can remove it from the list of presets.

  1. Choose the Slice tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Pixelmator Pro toolbar.
    • Choose Image > Slice (from the Image menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the K key on your keyboard.
  2. In the Tool Options pane, click Presets.
  3. Click the disclosure triangle next to the preset you want to remove and choose Remove.
Rename an export preset

You can rename any preset in your list of presets. This can help better organize the presets or find them easier.

  1. Choose the Slice tool by doing one of the following:
    • Click in the Pixelmator Pro toolbar.
    • Choose Image > Slice (from the Image menu at the top of your screen).
    • Press the K key on your keyboard.
  2. In the Tool Options pane, click Presets.
  3. Click the disclosure triangle next to the preset and choose Rename.

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