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Free Downloads for Adobe Photoshop

Free downloads of brushes, custom shapes, layer styles, presets, utilties, templates, add-ons, palettes, and other resources for Adobe Photoshop. Many of these downloads (gradients, brushes, styles, shapes) can also be used in Photoshop Elements.
  1. Free Photoshop Layer Styles (136)
  2. Free Patterns & Gradients (33)
  3. Free Actions & Scripts (36)
  4. Free Photoshop Brushes (74)

Free Layered Cross PSD Download
Download a free layered PSD file of a decorative cross to use in your projects and designs for Easter or other religious holidays.

Free Layered Cross PSD Download
Download a free layered PSD file of a decorative cross to use in your projects and designs for Easter or other religious holidays.

20 Free Placard Shapes for Titles
Download a set of 20 Fancy Placard designs in custom shape format for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, or PNG files for other software.

10 Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
New for 2014 - Download 10 ready-to-use frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames were created using custom shapes and layer styles with Photoshop. The PSD files will allow you to see how the shapes and styles were combined, or to further customize the frame. A transparent PNG file is also included for those who don't have Photoshop.

SKS Boxy Custom Shapes Set for Photoshop and Elements
Download a free set containing more than 100 boxy custom shapes by Shelby Kate Schmitz. All the custom shapes in this set feature squares, rectangles, and various geometric repeating patterns of squares and rectangles which may be used as borders, frames, backgrounds, pattern fills, and stylistic elements in your designs.

SKS Oval Frame Custom Shapes Set for Photoshop and Elements
Download a free custom shape set consisting of five oval frames for Photoshop and Elements. CSH preset file by Shelby Kate Schmitz.

Christian Cross Design Graphics, Brushes, and Shapes
Download Christian cross designs for your graphics projects. The set includes 36 cross designs available as custom shapes and brushes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, or PNG files for use in other software.

Divider Custom Shapes Set for Photoshop and Elements
Download a free divider designs custom shape set for Photoshop and Elements. A free CSH preset file by Shelby Kate Schmitz.

Heartfelt Curlicues - Swirly Heart Design Graphics, Brushes, and Shapes
Download a free set of six curlicue heart custom shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz.

Swirly Design Custom Shapes
Free swirly designs custom shape set for Photoshop and Elements.

Speech Balloon Shapes
A set of free text bubble and speech balloon callout shapes for Photoshop and Elements. This file also includes a layer style for easily formatting the text balloons.

Friendship and Family Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download several frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames were created using custom shapes and layer styles with Photoshop. You can download the PSD files which will allow you to see how the shapes and styles were combined, or to further customize the frame. A transparent PNG file is also included for those who don't...

Assorted Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download several frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames were created using custom shapes and layer styles with Photoshop. You can download the PSD files which will allow you to see how the shapes and styles were combined, or to further customize the frame. A transparent PNG file is also included for those who don't...

Assorted Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download several frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames were created using custom shapes and layer styles with Photoshop. You can download the PSD files which will allow you to see how the shapes and styles were combined, or to further customize the frame. A transparent PNG file is also included for those who don't...

42 Square Frame Custom Shapes for Photoshop and Elements with Frame Examples
Download a set of 42 free square frame custom shape files to use for creating your own frames. Also includes six frame samples in Photoshop PSD format demonstrating how the shapes designs can be combined and layered to create some very striking frame variations.

Free Stationary Template Set Layered Photoshop PSD Files
Download a free stationary template set for Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. These layered PSD files are created with shapes and layer styles, and can be easily customized to create a personalized stationary set.

Free Stationary Template Set Layered Photoshop PSD Files
Download a free stationary template set for Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. These layered PSD files are created with shapes and layer styles, and can be easily customized to create a personalized stationary set.

Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD Format for Your Christmas Projects
Free Christmas frames in layered PSD format for Photoshop or other software supporting PSD files. These are high resolution frames with layers so you can customize the size, colors, patterns, and so on. Use them in your digital scrapbooks, greeting cards, or other Christmas projects.

Metallic Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download 6 metallic frames in both Photoshop PSD and PNG format. These frames were created using custom shapes and layer styles with Photoshop. You can download the PSD files which will allow you to see how the shapes and styles were combined, or to further customize the frame. A transparent PNG file is also included for those who don't have Photoshop, or want a quick way to use the frame in digital scrapbook layouts or other projects.

Florals with Flourish - Custom Shapes and Brushes
This collection includes 20 Floral with Flourish designs in custom shape format and brush format for use in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. PNG files are also provided for other software users.

St. Patrick's Day Collection Photoshop Presets
Here's a collection of brushes, custom shapes, patterns and layer style effects hand picked for St. Patrick's Day. This collection includes shamrock brushes and shapes, plus patterns and effects in green and gold colors for your St. Patricks's Day projects. The presets can be used in Photoshop 7 and up and Photoshop Elements 2 and up.

Valentine's Day Collection Photoshop Presets
Here's a collection of brushes, custom shapes, patterns and layer style effects hand picked for Valentine's Day. This collection includes heart brushes and shapes, plus patterns and effects in pink, red and lavender colors for your Valentine's Day projects. The presets can be used in Photoshop 7 and up and Photoshop Elements 2 and up.

Free Circular Border Shapes for Photoshop and Elements
Download free custom shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz. This collection includes 190 circular border custom shape designs in 6 sets.

Free Fame and Border Custom Shapes for Photoshop and Elements
Download free custom shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz. This collection includes 126 frame and border custom shape designs in 3 sets (42 shapes each).

Free Snowflake Shape Sets by Shelby Kate Schmitz
Download 101 free snowflake custom shape designs for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

Free Edgy Shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements
Download several sets of free shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. These shapes all feature unique edge designs and work well for frames and borders.

Leprakawn's Free Custom Shapes for Photoshop
Free eagle shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

Free Custom Shapes for Photoshop - Continents and Countries
Download free custom shapes for Photoshop of a variety of continents and countries for use in maps and other projects. Includes USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, Oceania, Australia, Africa, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

Free Christian Shape Sets - Download Shapes for Photoshop and Elements
Download several sets of free shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. These shapes are based on Christian symbols and includes crosses, doves, fish, stars, and many more Christian objects and symbols.

150 Free Ornate Shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements
This free set of 150 ornate shapes by Shelby Kate Schmitz can be used in Photoshop 7 and up and Photoshop Elements 2 and up (Mac or PC).

Pro Canvas - Free Photoshop Canvas Size Enhancement Plug-In
ProCanvas is a plug-in to enhance and replace Photoshop's standard Canvas Size dialog box. Once installed, Pro Canvas is available through the File >Automate command within Photoshop or through the shortcut Alt F-U-V.

Sue's Free Shapes - Symbols & Dingbats
Set 1: at symbol (@), copyright, registered symbol, information, info, question mark, no symbol, smilie face, frown. Set 2: hearts, flowers, dingbats, diamond, swoosh. Set 3: dingbats, stars, starburst, geometric patterns.

216 Colors
Tips for working with Netscape's limited color palette in Photoshop. Download the 216 color CLUT file here.

Adobe Studio Exchange
"Adobe Studio Exchange is your place for actions, plug-ins, extensions, tutorials, and other helper files that allow you to easily add new features to Adobe products. You can even create your own files, upload them, and share them with the entire Adobe Studio Exchange community."

AV Bros. Circumscriber - Adobe Photoshop CS Script
"Our script is targeted to help you quickly and easily circumscribe a circle (as the selection) around either two (2) or three (3), specified by you, points." Freeware for Windows and Macintosh.

AV Bros. Collector - Adobe Photoshop CS Script
"This script is targeted to help you quickly and easily collect various documents into a single Adobe Photoshop multi-layered document. (Each document is placed on a separate layer.)" Freeware for Windows and Macintosh.

Chainstyle Freebies
Free actions, patterns, gradients, and layer styles for Photoshop 6, 7, and CS.

Contact Sheet and Picture Package Update - Macintosh
The version of the plug-in that shipped with Photoshop 7.0 contains a flaw that can cause Photoshop 7 to stop responding if either command is used with a layout directory that contains certain non-image files. This updated plug-in corrects the problem.

David Nagel's Custom Shapes for Photoshop, Retro Series
"The Retro collection of shapes comes from the designs that were so popular in the early to mid 50's. The Retro collection includes a series of stars, planets, atoms, fluid circles, and a couple of takes on the ever popular boom-a-rang"

David Nagel's Custom Shapes for Photoshop, Series 1
"30 shapes for creating variations on intersecting lines--like spider webs--which is an effect not easily duplicated in Photoshop."

David Nagel's Custom Shapes for Photoshop, Series 2
"The set consists of 52 custom path-based shapes for use with Photoshop 7 (only!) for Mac and Windows. The shapes include window panes; stained glass panes, frames and details; and variations on horizontal and vertical blinds for use in compositing."

David Nagel's Custom Shapes for Photoshop, Series 3
"Custom shapes for Adobe Photoshop 7 that includes vector-based grids, as well as some pre-warped shapes that you can use for decorative effects."

David Nagel's Custom Shapes for Photoshop, Series 4
"25 decorative mesh shapes... a variety of decorative mesh styles, from wavy, disappearing grids to complex, spiraling lines."

David Nagel's Custom Shapes for Photoshop, Series 5
"15 decorative mesh shapes... from wavy grids to complex, spiraling lines."

Disable Get Info Comment Plug-in for Mac
For Photoshop 6.0.1 "By default, Photoshop will always write information about the document into the Comments field shown in the Finder's Get Info dialog for the document. There are a number of file servers that provide AFP services on computers running other operating systems; some of them do not correctly handle files which have comments in the Get Info information."

Ignore EXIF Color Space Plug-in - Macintosh
Placing the plug-in called Ignore EXIF Color Space into the Adobe Photoshop 7 Plug-Ins folder will instruct Photoshop 7.0.1 to ignore the color space specified in EXIF metadata.

Ignore EXIF Color Space Utilities - Windows
Running the utility called Ignore EXIF Color Space will instruct Photoshop 7.0.1 to ignore the color space specified in EXIF metadata.

iPad Wallpaper Template for Photoshop
"Featured here is an iPad wallpaper template in Photoshop (PSD) format, allowing you to easily create & test your new background creations with minimal layer nightmares."

j2k JPEG 2000 Plug-in for Photoshop (Win/Mac)
Read and write to the JPEG 2000 file format from Photoshop with this ftee plug-in.

Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcut Fix
Beginning with Mac OS X v.10.2 (Jaguar), Apple has reserved the keyboard shortcut Command+~ (Tilde) to cycle through an application's open document windows. This change conflicts with the behavior of the shortcut in Adobe Photoshop 7.x. This plug-in will restore the behavior of Command+~ in Photoshop 7.x running in Mac OS X v.10.2.

Photoshop 7.0 Scripting Plug-in (Mac)
From Adobe: The scripting plug-in lets you automate repetitive tasks and key workflows using rich scripting support. Write your own Apple scripts.

Photoshop 7.0 Scripting Plug-in v.1.0.2a - Windows
Automate repetitive tasks and key workflows in Adobe Photoshop 7.0 using rich scripting support. Write scripts using JavaScript or Microsoft Visual Basic.

SuperPNG - Advanced PNG Plug-in for Photoshop (Win/Mac)
"SuperPNG is a free Adobe Photoshop plug-in for using PNG ("ping") files. It is faster than Adobe's own PNG plug-in and saves considerably smaller PNGs."

xMeta - Metadata Export from Photoshop (Mac)
"xMeta is a simple set of three plug-ins for exporting metadata from Photoshop in raw binary form. It can export ICC Profiles, EXIF camera data, and IPTC press information."

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