How To

Open an Image

Launch your CODIJY application   

The program opens the Project Explorer:

Click the Open  icon in its bottom left corner of the Project Explorer

Alternatively, close the Project Explorer and open the image from the program’s window.

Option1. Access the Open Command on the toolbar. 

Option 2.  Navigate to File -> Open Document or Image

Option 3.  Press CTRL + O (Win) /  CMD + O (Mac)

CODIJY will open the image in the editor. 

Now you can proceed to adding colors. 

Supported image formats

You can open the following image file:

  • JPG – Joint Photographics Expert Group
  • JPEG – Joint Photographics Expert Group
  • PNG – Portable Network Graphics
  • BMP – Windows Bitmap
  • PBM – Portable Bitmap
  • PGM – Portable Graymap
  • PPM – Portable Pixmap
  • XBM – X11 Bitmap
  • XPM – X11 Pixmap
  • TIF – Tagged Image File Format
  • TIFF – Tagged Image File Format
  • WBMP – Wireless Application Protocol Bitmap Format

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How to

Open an image in CODIJY

CODIJY software allows you to open and work with the most popular image file types like JPEG, PNG, TIFF and more.    

You can open these files using the Project Explorer or directly from the program’s window.

Table of Contents

Let’s start with the types of image files that CODIJY supports. 

Supported image formats

Here is the full list of the image file types supported by CODIJY software:

    • JPG – Joint Photographics Expert Group
    • JPEG – Joint Photographics Expert Group
    • PNG – Portable Network Graphics
    • BMP – Windows Bitmap
    • PBM – Portable Bitmap
    • PGM – Portable Graymap
    • PPM – Portable Pixmap
    • XBM – X11 Bitmap
    • XPM – X11 Pixmap
    • TIF – Tagged Image File Format
    • TIFF – Tagged Image File Format
    • WBMP – Wireless Application Protocol Bitmap Format

Open a file from the Project Explorer

Run CODIJY .  By default, the program opens the Project Explorer. 

Step 1. Click the Open icon in its lower left corner.

Step 2. Locate the image file on your drive and click Open

Open a file from the main window

Alternatively, call the Open dialog using toolbar icon, the File menu or by pressing Ctrl O/⌘ O directly in the main window.

What happens after you open the image

The image opens in the Editor [1] – the view where you add colors. 

The Tools toolbar [2] gets active. You can start adding color masks

 To enable the Autosave function save the image as CODIJY Document!