How do you generate your screenshots?

I know how to take screenshots within WFS, but what about your pictures for your Play Store listings, that show your watch faces on a watch? Do you make the watch images yourselves, or are there stock images you use for the watches somewhere? I think my listings would be a bit more professional if I didn’t just have the masked screenshots from WFS…

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Something like this may be .
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Just like that, thank you!

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Some of us can not afford Photo Shop so we have to do a similar thing with Free software but get a similar result . Please show us what you achieve .

I got lucky. My copy of Photoshop is from 2011. I purchased it as a student with the educational discount. It was one of the last versions you could purchase a perpetual license for. I’ve held on to it for all these years because I refuse to pay for Adobe’s subscription :stuck_out_tongue:. Hopefully, it will still be able to do everything required for those files. I watched the embedded video and I’m sure the capability is there. But, the files themselves are probably saved from a much newer version of PS so I don’t know what trouble I’ll have opening them.

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I personally think if PS messed with the Formats they Invented they would be remarkably Stupid . I have a Copy of PS I am not allowed to talk about . I rarely use it . I have used GIMP for some stuff that my normal Platform will not do . Like Radar Sweeps . Of course I have to go now and see if I can open the Templates . All the best to your endeavours as well .

GIMP, that takes me back several years :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:. Thanks for your help and best of luck!

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I had a look at the files in PS but do not know yet how to add a layer . I need to find some tutilorials . .

There is a video linked in the article you shared me. It’s actually quite easy. I played around with it today and my old version worked fine except for the blur layer. My PS doesn’t have that blur filter so my rendition doesn’t have the depth of field on the watch face that a modern version of PS would have.

TL;DL you open the smart object layer and drop your watch face screenshot on it. Resize it to fit the template and you’re good to go!

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Thanks very Much . I am surprised there is no Blur . I bet it still looks nice . Put some reflection over the top to Fake it a bit .
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I have to thank you again @ttnicky . I used Autodesk Sketchbook for years to find they recently converted to Sketchbook PRO . I had to pay for that but about £20 I think for a Lifetime licence . Sadly on the PS I have the icons and stuff are too small for me , and far to complex all round . Well would you believe I can open .psd in Sketchbook and save them as such as well . Without your prompt I would be plonking away My Old Way for the rest of my life . So thanks again .
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Wow, that’s awesome about Sketchbook! I didn’t know other programs could open and use PSD files. Your photo (and watch face) look pretty slick!

Here is the first quick attempt I did yesterday. As I mentioned before, I didn’t have the blur filter that the template used. I can probably accomplish the same thing with the blur filter my PS does have, and some masks, but that would take more time. Maybe worth it, maybe not.

Happy building!

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Oh you have it there. As with all these things we need to practice. I am mak NG small headway with PS. I find th detail on your Face a bit small for me but the Colour Scheme is good. Good Hybrid Format.