PsdReader plugin

Adds support for .PSD source files. No configuration required.

Transparent PSD files will be displayed with a white background. For transparency support for PSDs, see FreeImageDecoder.


Either run Install-Package ImageResizer.Plugins.PsdReader in the NuGet package manager, or:

  1. Add ImageResizer.Plugins.PsdReader.dll to your project
  2. Add <add name="PsdReader" /> inside <resizer><plugins></plugins></resizer> in Web.config.


Simply reference a .psd file as you would a .jpg


A 100px wide jpeg will be returned.

You can also simply convert the image to another format.


This plugin (PsdReader plugin) is part of the Elite Edition

The Elite edition costs $850 per enterprise

Where is the plugins section?

The <plugins> section is located in Web.config, and is nested inside the <resizer> element, which is nested inside <configuration>. For examples, see this sample Web.config file.

Where can I find the dll?

We prefer that you install via NuGet, but you can also find the plugin DLL files in the /dlls/release folder of your download.

How do I typically install a plugin via Web.Config?

  1. In Visual Studio, right click on your project and choose "Add reference". Browse to the plugin DLL and click "OK".
  2. In the <plugins> section of Web.config, insert <add name="PluginName" />
  3. Look at the plugin documentation to see what configuration options (if any) are available.

How do I typically install a plugin via code?