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Free Photoshop Actions by FixThePhoto
FixThePhoto is the biggest place for downloading free Photoshop actions for photography. Our photo retouchers and designers did their best to sort sets of different Photoshop effects for all photographic styles. Stop repeating the same stages in Adobe Photoshop to receive a certain effect – use these free Photoshop actions instead.
Our retouchers, who have been engaged in photo retouching since 2013, have collected a complete basic collection of free Adobe Photoshop actions for you. They have designed them for our own usage and tested on many images. For amateurs, we have prepared short detailed explanations in order to clarify the procedure of applying and installing all photo retouching freebies. To receive any PS action, enter your name, email address, and receive the product within 2 minutes. All actions are fully adjustable, can be used on both Mac and Windows, work with any Photoshop version and can be applied to either raw or jpeg file formats without destroying the photo’s quality.
Our Free Photoshop Actions Include:
Photoshop Actions Free
Each bundle has standard elements and Photoshop settings. Each set includes from 6 to 10 free PS actions that are sorted in accordance with the offered effect and photography genre: portrait, event, wedding, still life, real estate, newborn, product, food, family, lifestyle, car, landscape. The plugins are up-to-date, so they are friendly with various Photoshop versions as CS3-CS6, PSE 11-18 and CC.
We offer Photoshop actions free and easily adjustable to serve any purpose you have. Our experts tested presets and organize them according to the provided effects and photography genres. You can look through the before and after examples to ensure how they work.
What are free photoshop actions?
Photoshop is a powerful photo retouching app that has a powerful programming language built in that lets photographers, designers and photo retouchers to record their tasks as an “action” and replay the stages to complete the task mechanically.
Free photo actions for Photoshop are automatic change of certain PS settings. Photographers save their own PS plugins to apply to other photos and have the same style. Actions allow you to save all the stages of one photo retouching in the program memory, and then apply this process to any number of other pictures. This allows you to simplify the process of creating some objects or their retouching significantly. They are saved in the ATN file format. It usually takes several clicks to apply it. The main advantage is complete simplicity with natural and amazing results.
We offer you a list of free professional Photoshop actions below that can transform your pictures into B&W shots, smooth the skin, whiten teeth, remove wrinkles, and do many other useful improvements in Photoshop.
Sets of our Photoshop free actions
1. Photoshop Actions for Portraits
Want to spice up your portrait images? Here we grouped the collections especially for the portrait retouching: newborns and grownups. The following sets of free Photoshop actions will help you change the color of the skin, eyes, enhance teeth, smooth a skin tone, make the eyes brighter and more expressive. If you want even more coloring selections, these three packages provide warm, antique-like images.
2. Best Free Photoshop Actions
Fall, black and white, warm colors, toning, sepia, fashion actions are the must for each professional retoucher. They contain popular and often used effects for all photographic styles. Such actions free Photoshop are universal and suitable for both beginners and professionals. These PS actions will help make your dull photos look sharper and full of colors. Some add intense color or sharpness, while others are delicate. If you need your pictures to stand out, try playing with these unique effects.
3. Free Vintage Actions
Want to make your photos be like they've through a time warp? Then start experimenting with this retro Photoshop action, which adds color and contrast from old movies. Vintage effect will never outmode in photography. Both customers and photographers like such photos. With this set of free actions Photoshop you can add vintage, retro or dramatic mood to your shots. Your work will surely benefit from this collection and you can save more time.
4. Wedding Photoshop Actions
Most photographers agree that retouching wedding pictures can be a total mess. You are usually pressed for time, need to follow one photographic style and edit hundreds of images. Wedding Photoshop actions for free will be very useful here. We have prepared a collection of 18 awesome free Photoshop plugins with B&W, matte, wedding and other effects. They automatically make common portrait effects, particularly around the theme of wedding images. The bundles have skin smoothing and soft filter effects as well as black and white photo retouching.
5. Сross Processing Photoshop Actions
If your portrait, travel, lifestyle or landscape images lack beautiful cross processed, HDR and color effects, be sure to take advantage of these sets with 18 diverse effects. If you'd like to brighten up your photographs, take a sunny image and make it deeply summery with this wonderful haze effect. Outdoor photographs captured in natural light or during Golden Hour are most suitable for these photo retouching freebies.
6. How to Install Photoshop Actions
How to get our free Photoshop action pack
In order to get our Photoshop free actions, you should follow some easy actions.
Step 1 - Look through our catalog, get acquainted with all the PS actions and functions that they provide.
Step 2 – Select the action that suits your photographs and click "download".
Step 3 – Indicate your name and email address. You will get the direct link to download the selected action on your e-mail.
Step 4 – Download it and use without any restrictions and hidden payments.
How to work with a chosen Photoshop free actions pack
All Photoshop actions can be in two formats: ATN and ZXP, but we offer you the actions of the first type, as it is easier to install.
- After you have downloaded the free Photoshop actions, find the ATN file and double-click it.
- Open the Actions panel in your software and go to Window > Actions.
- If you have problems with an automatic action downloading, you can add it manually. To do this, click on the mini-arrow in the upper-right corner of the operation panel > select Load Actions in the sub-menu > select the folder with the unzipped action.
- Before starting a new set of operations, save the original image file separately. Many actions will fill your history with so many operations that you cannot undo them and return to the original document. There are also actions that include an operation as Combining layers, which also makes the return to the original image impossible.
- It's very easy to use our free downloadable Photoshop actions. To start the operation, select it in the list and click on the button Play. After running the set of actions, you will see how Photoshop performs a number of specified operations on the screen. Let it work a little and have everything ready.
Free Photoshop actions are a wonderful tool, which can be successfully used by both professionals and beginners. Play and experiment with various ready-made sets that are presented on our website. Browse through all bundles, find the PS actions that suit your photographs, and try them. You will find that you can create some really wonderful effects in a short period of time with the help of the right free Photoshop actions.