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Best Photoshop Plugins, Scripts and Extensions [Free Download]

Today’s post on eGrappler encompasses a wide range of free Photoshop plugins, tools and extensions. In this post, we have listed some of very useful and free Photoshop extensions and plugins that you will find handy when working on Photoshop projects.In this post, you will find links to free vector icons, 3D Photoshop actions, and a free tool for extracting image layers from any PSD/PSB file. You will also find a free 3D Photoshop map action to convert a flat map to a three dimensional isometric stylish one a single click. For iOS and Android UI designers, this post lists useful Photoshop Scripts for generating the device art.

If you know if any useful and free Photoshop plugin/extension, please share in the comments section below.

Flaticon Photoshop Plugin – 10,000+ Vectors Directly in Your Photoshop

 Flaticon Photoshop Plugin - 10,000+ Vectors Directly in Your Photoshop

Flaticon, the fastest tool that converts fabulous icons into web fonts. The icons you find with FlatIcon are scalable and accesible to any screen reader. We guarantee the best performance of the icons on whatever device you use.

Blendme.in Plugin

  Blendme.in Plugin

Search thousands of assets, including popular icon packs, without leaving Photoshop. Drag assets into your current composition and use them in the original format (layers, vector objects, adjustment layers and so on).

Bjango Actions 2.0

  Bjango Actions 2.0

Creative Cloud Extension Builder for Brackets

  Creative Cloud Extension Builder for Brackets

You can now use HTML, CSS and javascript to create extension panels for Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere.

This project helps you do so super easily using Brackets, the free and open source code editor for the web.

Composer – Layer Comps, Improved

     Composer - Layer Comps, Improved

Update multiple layer comps in Photoshop with just one click. Less maintaining, more designing. Stay in control of your document. With four different commands, Composer will cover any change you’ll make.

Magic 3D Photoshop Action

  Magic 3D Photoshop Action

A free Photoshop Action for easily creating 3D effects. With the help of the action you can easily give 3D effects to layers, vector shapes, and text.

RotateMe Action

  RotateMe Action

This action clones objects in a circle (usually designer do in Adobe Illustrator ).This versions with 12 and 36 copies for shape layers and regular raster layers. To make clones with shapes you need to select them with Path Selection Tool (A) first and then use 12 (shape) or 36 (shape) action. With regular layer you just need select your layer select amount of copies.

Save for iOS

Save for iOS

We solved our own problem of saving for iOS from Photoshop. Same idea as Save for Web but optimized for retina and not retina screens.

Build your art at @2x, run the script and it will output the full document at retina with the suffixed @2x in the file name. Then a half size of the image for non-retina displays is saved.

iOS App Icon Template

  iOS App Icon Template

App icon template is a free Photoshop resource that makes it easier for you to make icons. Edit a single object and it’ll automatically render out all the various sizes required on iOS & Android. Build in textures and colors make it easy to get started and the bundled actions make exporting a breeze.

Photoshop File (PSD) Extract/Recover Tool

 Photoshop File (PSD) Extract/Recover Tool

This plugin lets you grab image layers from any PSD/PSB file. It’s faster than opening the whole PSD in Photoshop, if you just want a layer. Also, it lets you open PSD created by the newest versions of Photoshop, in older Photoshop versions that cannot read them directly. Most importantly, it can usually recover image layers from corrupted PSD files that Photoshop won’t open (if Photoshop opens with damage, this plugin recovers a more intact image).

Free Long Shadow Photoshop Action

Free Long Shadow Photoshop Action

Here is Long Shadow photoshop action for your flat designs. 10x faster than photoshop action. Easy to use. Pixel perfect. Ideal for 1024 px icons.

Long Shadow 2 – Photoshop Action

 Long Shadow 2 - Photoshop Action

Long Shadow 2 creates an amazing cool 3D shadow effect. You can choose between 2 directions and 2 shadow length.Pixel perfect.

Photoshop Actions Package for Designers

   Photoshop Actions Package for Designers

Photoshop Actions for iOS/Android app user interface design, web design.

Open With Photoshop – Firefox Extension

 Open With Photoshop - Firefox Extension

Open With Photoshop is a new companion for web and graphic designers to open up any web image with Adobe Photoshop via a single and quick mouse click.

After installation of Open With Photoshop you can right click on any image inside a web page and choose Open With Photoshop option from context menu to send the very image to the Adobe Photoshop. If the Photoshop is not in open state the add-on will start up the Photoshop and will place the image inside the Photoshop when Photoshop is ready. If Photoshop is already open, Open With Photoshop will simply add the image in a new Photoshop window immediately.

Interface Tools Photoshop Plugin

   Interface Tools Photoshop Plugin

This free Photoshop interface plugin helps you perform certain Photoshop actions.

Snapping On / Off: Turns pixel snapping on and off, obviously.

Horizontally / Vertically Centre: These are particularly good time savers. Marquee the area in which you want to align your layers then press one of them. The good part is that you can select multiple, ungrouped layers and it will automatically group them before aligning then ungroup them when done so you don’t mess up your spacing or folder structure.

Trim: Trims the transparent pixels on all sides of the PSD.

Export Layers to SVG (Adobe Illustrator)

  Export Layers to SVG (Adobe Illustrator)

This particular Script for illustrator handles export all the layers to SVG.

Drawscript for Illustrator

    Drawscript for Illustrator

Drawscript is an extension for Illustrator and it generates graphics code from vector shapes in realtime.

Fonts.com Subscription

 Fonts.com Subscription

Quickly selecting and adding fonts to your design projects just got easier with new Fonts.com Subscription Adobe Extension. Paired with your Fonts.com Subscription, you now have the ability to browse, add, and sync fonts directly from your favorite Adobe applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign.

Plus, you add not only additional functionality to your type workflow, but you save time and effort, allowing you to focus more energy on your designs. Download the Fonts.com Extension — free of charge

Isometric Mock-up Photshop Action

  Isometric Mock-up Photshop Action

Photoshop action that helps to present your work in isometric view.

Adobe Kuler

  Adobe Kuler

Adobe’s Kuler, a community built around colour inspiration, creation and workflow, has been around for some time now,  It’s fully integrated in Creative Suite CS6 and later, which means it’s that much more convenient to reference when working in Photoshop. It’s a live feed of the online community,

Lighten / Darken Color

  Lighten / Darken Color

A Small script that helps dealing with color in Photoshop. 2 Scripts makes you able to setup a hotkeys for changing foreground color’s brightness one increases brightness by 10% and another decreases it.

3D Isometric Map Mockup (Psd, Action)

  3D Isometric Map Mockup (Psd, Action)

A 3D map Photoshop action to convert a flat map to a three dimensional isometric stylish one a single click.

Boxes Panel – Extension Panel for Photoshop

   Boxes Panel - Extension Panel for Photoshop

This free Photoshop extension will draw rectangle and round rectangle at a given size and position.

 960 Grid System

 960 Grid System

The 960 Grid System is an effort to streamline web development workflow by providing commonly used dimensions, based on a width of 960 pixels. There are two variants: 12 and 16 columns, which can be used separately or in tandem.

The premise of the system is ideally suited to rapid prototyping, but it would work equally well when integrated into a production environment. There are printable sketch sheets, design layouts, and a CSS file that have identical measurements.

Refil Readr – Efficiency of Refills to Your Photoshop Workflow

    Refil Readr - Efficiency of Refills to Your Photoshop Workflow

Refill Readr lets you load any refill made with Pixel Dropr and instantly start using it within Photoshop. As well as this you will also get direct access to the Refill Store, a place to download premium and free refills.

Layer Export Free Photoshop Action

  Layer Export Free Photoshop Action

Photoshop action to export both retina and normal size layer content.

Select any layer in your photoshop document. It can be an individual layer, a folder, and smart object, or anything, it doesn’t matter. Then run the action. What you’ll then get is the “Save for Web & Devices” export dialog popped open, defaulted to a 32-bit PNG (24-bit with transparency). Just hit enter and name your file. After save it closes and you are left right back at you Photoshop document just as you were… ready to select another layer.

The “retina” version will actually prompt you a second time to save an asset. The first one is your larger retina asset, so name it with an @2x suffix. After the first save is complete, the action resizes to 50% and prompts you again to save, giving you your regular 1x asset.

Rounded Rectangle Radius Resizer

   Rounded Rectangle Radius Resizer

This tool will allow you to edit the radius of a rounded rectangle after you’ve drawn it.

 LayerMiner – Photoshop Script Exports Layer Styles To JSON

   LayerMiner - Photoshop Script Exports Layer Styles To JSON

In the designer/developer workflow it often happens that you want to export the Layer Style out of a Photoshop layer for custom processing in app UI development – native, web, gaming…

This is a tiny script that exports data like Drop Shadow, Gradient Fill, Stroke, Opacity, Bounds, Solid Overlay, Glow and more to a JSON file next to your PSD file.

Layout Wrapper Flat Edition

   Layout Wrapper Flat Edition

Lorem Ipsum Generator – Photoshop Extension

 Lorem Ipsum Generator - Photoshop Extension

A new extension panel for Photoshop that will help you to put dummy text on our layout right within Photoshop.

iOS7 Blur

   iOS7 Blur

A quick Photoshop action to reproduce the blur effect on the iOS7 control center. Right now, the action only works when running from a freshly opened flat file.

Framer

  Framer

A prototyping tool for animation and interaction on desktop and mobile. Framer integrated with Photoshop to quickly export assets and set up a project.

Photoshop Scripts for iOS and Android UI Designers – Device Art Generator

  Photoshop Scripts for iOS and Android UI Designers - Device Art Generator

Photoshop Scripts for iOS and Android UI designers to generate the device art. Run “Scripts/deviceArtGeneratiorUI.jsx” set the Device, Design and Options, then press the “Generate” button.

Remove ‘Copy’ From Layer Name

 Remove 'Copy' From Layer Name

Here is a Configurator panel that will rename all or selected layers removing ‘copy’ or ‘copy #’ from the layer name.

Guide Sets

   Guide Sets

This script will allow you save multiple guide sets. You can add or remove quide sets. Guide sets can be appended to existing guides or existing guides can be removed before placing the new set.

The guide set info is held in the documents metadata, so the guide sets travel with the document.

Copy Guides

   Copy Guides

A Photoshop script that might help a lot of you. This free script helps copy and paste guides from layout to individual pages within Photoshop.

Split to Layers

 Split to Layers

This script will separate each contiguous group of pixels to its own layer.

AutoSave – Automatically Saves All Documents

   AutoSave - Automatically Saves All Documents

A free Photoshop extension that automatically saves all documents every 5 Minutes/10 Minutes/15 Minutes/30 Minutes/1 Hour.

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