pyps

A pure python implentation for communicating to Adobe Photoshop


License
MIT
Install
pip install pyps==0.5.4

Documentation

Photoshop Connection

Photoshop Connection is released under the MIT license. It is simple and easy to understand and places almost no restrictions on what you can do with Photoshop Connection. More Information

A python TCP socket connection to Photoshop CS5.5. This is a simple wrapper class to facilitate sending arbitrary JavaScript to Photoshop and receiving the result of the script. The Connection objet also has a thumbnail method to write the a JPEG to a file-like object of the current doc open in Photoshop.

There is a EventListener class to subscribe to events in Photoshop.

Example

from pyps import Connection, EventListener

conn = Connection()
conn.connect(passwd='Swordfish')
conn.send('alert("Hello");', True)

print conn.send('$.version;', True)

def callback(message, *args):
    print message.command
    print message.content

def callback2(message, *args):
    print message.command
    print message.content
    print args

listener = EventListener(conn)
listener.start()
listener.subscribe('foregroundColorChanged', callback)
listener.subscribe('toolChanged', callback2, (True, 'xxx'))
listener.subscribe('currentDocumentChanged', callback)

## -- We need to keep the EventListener alive
while True:
    time.sleep(1.0)