While Adobe Photoshop is a very powerful tool in its own right, we can also make use of certain extensions or plugins to extend its functionality even further.
Today, we have put together a collection of some of the best free Photoshop extensions for web designers.
Go ahead and check out this collection!
Skeumorphism.it is a simple Photoshop extension that lets you remove gradients and create flat design within minutes.
GuideGuide creates accurate columns, rows, midpoints and baselines on the basis of your selection. This extension can make working with grids in Photoshop extremely easy.
CSS3Ps is a cloud-based Photoshop plugin that converts your layers into CSS3.
BlendMe.in is a Photoshop and Illustrator plugin that lets you search thousands of assets (such as icon packs and vector objects) right from Photoshop or Illustrator itself, and use those assets in your projects.
Interface Tools Plugin
The Interface Tools Plugin offers a grouped panel of handy Photoshop tools that you use most frequently. Thus, this plugin can be useful when it comes to finding the oft-used tools quickly.
Divine Project generates WordPress themes from PSD files. You can use it to create your own WP themes without having to touch code.
Divine Project →
Cut&Slice Me exports your assets to different devices within seconds. Thus, you can design at full resolution and let the plugin export your assets to the required sizes for Android and iPhone devices.
Web Font Plugin
Web Font plugin offers thousands of WebINK web fonts that you can access right from Photoshop itself. This plugin can also connect with Google Web Fonts and comes with a 30-day trial of Suitcase Fusion 5.
Web Font Plugin for Photoshop →
Composer is a Photoshop plugin that lets you update multiple layer comps in few easy steps.
Layer Guides Extension
Layer Guides Extension places guides around a layer — top, right, left and bottom — and also around its vertical or horizontal center.
Layer Guides Extension →
Layout Wraper Extension
Layout Wrapper wraps the current document with the Safari browser, that is, it takes a snapshot of the current document and places it in the Safari browser for presentational purposes.
Use the FlatIcon plugin to quickly find the icons you need for your design, without leaving your working enviroment.
Bounce can be used to connect Dribbble with Adobe tools to help you keep track of your activity feed and stay updated with the most popular designs on Dribbble. Bounce currently works with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Fireworks.
2xScaler is a Photoshop extension meant for app designers. It double scales your designs with one easy click.
SuperPNG is a Photoshop plugin that offers additional options for saving PNG files, such as Alpha channel control, variable compression, ICC Profile embedding and meta data saving.