Photoshop is the most important and powerful program for designers and photographers that gives unlimited opportunities. However, if you want to take Photoshop even further, or improve your workflow or efficiency in some way, there are loads of extensions that can be installed.
There are thousands of plugins to choose from, but many are outdated and no longer work with updated versions of Photoshop. I’ve collected 15 free plugins you can download, install and start using right away.
Hexy provides you a quicker way to obtain Hex and RGB color code.
Oven is a nifty plugin that helps you better manage your assets. Photoshop’s Generator allows us to export images in real time but you will have to rename all your layers in order to generate the image correctly and with a proper name.
Clone layer or group and shift it horizontally or vertically with this extension.
Search for an icon and click to create a new layer shape which you can easily edit. That’s all you need to do in order to have access to the amazing selection of free Font Awesome icons.
Size Marks is a helpful Photoshop script for web designers and front-end engineers. Script converts rectangular marquee to labeled measurement mark. Landscape marquee → horizontal mark. Portrait or square marquee → vertical mark.
Renderly will automatically exports screens, assets and detailed design specs, and with its smart technology, only those elements that have changed are exported.
Dealing with multiple guides in Photoshop can be a pain, but using GuideGuide makes it easy to have pixel-accurate columns, rows, midpoints and baselines based on your document or selection.
Composer lets you update multiple layer comps in Photoshop with a single click, meaning less maintenance and more designing. It works on Photoshop CS5 or higher.
Ink is a plugin that helps you providing few extra important information about your mockups by documenting your layers, from typography to effects and shape sizes.
Breeezy adds multilayer export functionality to Photoshop. This makes it quick and easy to prepare graphics for app development or websites.
Save Panel is a Photoshop plugin that optimizes file saving, meaning that you can configure the buttons to save documents with your favorite settings.
Browse Dribbble and your activity feed right from within Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Fireworks.
Free Photoshop extension. A collection of 7 scripts that make tedious job easier.
Easily create cover images and profile pictures for popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+ with this free plugin.
With this free plugin you can work with Google Web Fonts right from within Photoshop.