This script combines a series of images from the selected folder into a new document. All layers are named according to the file they represent. The script handles various formats, color modes, and bit-depths, and even preserves transparency.
Note: This script also contains user-customizable variables (near the top of the script) for removing file extensions (on by default), displaying a save prompt upon completion (off by default), and closing after save (off by default).
To download this script, right-click (Ctrl-click on the Mac) on the appropriate version below, and choose "Save Target As".
Import Folder As Layers
Version: 2.0.0 (July 9, 2009)
Download for: Photoshop CS2+
Download the script and copy it into your "
Adobe Photoshop CS#/Presets/Scripts" folder.
After restarting Photoshop, the script should appear in themenu.
Tip: Did you know that you can use the Ctrl/Cmd+Alt/Opt+Shift+K) to assign keyboard shortcuts to your scripts? You can also record scripts within actions and then assign function keys to the actions.command (
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