Export images

Images imported into Pixave can be exported according to the following settings:

  • Original File
  • Pixel
  • Scale
  • Apply Watermark

To export, first the export settings must be set in Preferences. Pixave has 7 basic Export Presets, and these can all be edited.

Setting the Export Preset

  • Open Preferences.
  • Click the “Export” Tab.

Clicking on the “Export” tab displays the following window shown below. As explained in the picture below, the Export Preset can be set.

  1. Displays the currently added Export Presets. To edit or delete select an Export Preset.
  2. Click here to add an Export Preset.
  3. Click here to select the image format of the Export Preset.
  4. This sets the image quality of a JPEG image, and only applies to the JPEG format.
  5. Click here to set the size of the image to be exported.
  6. Adding letters to “File name Prefix” adds them at the beginning of the file name.
  7. Adding letters to “File name Suffix” adds them at the end of the file name.
  8. File naming patterns can be added or deleted here.
  9. Available Watermarks can be selected and applied here.

Setting a Watermark
To add a Watermark, click on the “Add Watermark” button, as shown in the image below.

When the “Add Watermark” button has been clicked the Watermark setting window is displayed, as shown below.


  1. Type the name of the Watermark here.
  2. The position of the Watermark to appear on the image, once the Watermark has been applied, can be set here.
  3. The opacity of the Watermark image can be adjusted here.
  4. The image to be used as the Watermark can be dragged and dropped here. Available images can be dragged as shown in the picture below.

Export Images
Once an Export Preset has been set, images can be exported in the following steps:

1. Select the image(s) to export.

2. Press “Command + E” or select “Files”, as shown in the picture below.

3. To export with selected Tags, click on the “Export Tags” button (this option only applies to images exported in JPEG, PNG, or TIFF formats).

Note: When exporting with “Export Tags” selected, the tags specified by the user becomes contained within the image, as shown in the picture below.