8 Replies Latest reply: May 2, 2012 10:49 PM by c.pfaffenbichler RSS

    Huge file size while using smart objects?

    Izak van Langevelde Community Member

      I'm laying out some big panels containing smaller images, so I am adding these using 'File>Place'. However, while the empty panel takes up about 70 MB, placing 3MB worth of smaller images makes the file size explode to a whopping 150MB, making it impossible to fill up the entire board. So far, I've seen file sizes of 500 MB, with Photoshop eating up 50GB swap files. Any idea what is going on here?

       

      (I'm using Photoshop CS4 on OS X 10.7.3)