We’ve all been there. You’ve been awake all night working on an
amazing project. Everything is going perfectly, the design looks great,
you’re proud of the job you’ve done, and then disaster strikes.
Photoshop crashes and you lose all your work. Your first thoughts are
“when was the last time I saved?” After restarting Photoshop and opening
the file, you realize that it was hours ago and that you were putting
so much effort into your design that you completely forgot to save.
Wouldn’t it have been nice if Photoshop would have saved your work
automatically along the way? Now it can!
An auto save feature has been something that many Photoshop users
have been asking Adobe for, for quite some time. While there isn’t a
native solution yet, the guys at Electric Iris have a nice workaround. A
plugin that will save your work automatically.
PsdAutoSaver helps protect your work by automatically saving the
files that you’re working on to one or more backup files. In the event
that your computer crashes, freezes, or loses power, your work is
You can see this plugin in action below.
You can download a 30-day free trial of PsdAutoSaver from here. Give it a try and see what you think.
Note: while this plugin works for both PC and
Mac, it only works on Macs using Photoshop CS5 and above. PC users can
use this plugin using Photoshop 7 and up in both 32 and 64 bit versions.
Via PSD Tutes