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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>The latest version of <a href=\"/abrMate\">abrMate</a> now allows you to convert any newer Photoshop CS brush set that can be opened by the software to a Photoshop 7.x compatible brush set in a new .abr file. This opens up a whole new world of possibilities for Photoshop users that are not using the latest version of Photoshop and want to use brushes available online that were created using newer versions. For example, if you have Photoshop CS2 and find an awesome brush set that was created with Photoshop CS5, you can now convert the brush set to a Photoshop 7.x version and now use it in Photoshop CS2! Remember that brushes are always forward compatible, just not backwards compatible. First off, if you are reading this tutorial, you are probably used to seeing this dialog from your version of Adobe Photoshop stating \"Could not load the brushes because the file is not compatible with the version of Photoshop\":</p>\n<div class=\"article_img\"><img src=\"/abrmate/tutorials/converttops7/image01.jpg\" alt=\"Could not load the brushes because the file is not compatible with the version of Photoshop\" /></div>\n<div class=\"article_cap\">Could not load the brushes because the file is not compatible with the version of Photoshop</div>\n<p>This occurs when you try to load a brush file into Adobe Photoshop that was created in a newer version of Photoshop then what you are currently using. This is why we need to convert the brush set! Start up your copy of <a href=\"/abrMate\">abrMate</a> and open the brush set you would like to convert to a PS7 format. Once your brush set is open, select it in the left list and click \"Convert Selected Brush to PS7.x\":</p>\n<div class=\"article_img\"><img src=\"/abrmate/tutorials/converttops7/image02.jpg\" /></div>\n<div class=\"article_cap\">Convert Selected Brush to PS7.x</div>\n<p>The brush file will now be loaded and converted by abrMate. A dialog will now be displayed to save your new Photoshop 7 compatible brush! By default, the new filename is the same as the old one but now starts with a \'ps7-\' in front. You may change the filename to whatever you want, of course and save it anywhere you want as well. If you try to save over an existing file, you will be prompted just like any Windows software. I would not recommend overwriting any original brush file until you are positively sure it works in your version of Photoshop.</p>\n<div class=\"article_img\"><img src=\"/abrmate/tutorials/converttops7/image03.jpg\" /></div>\n<div class=\"article_cap\">Save Your New PS7 Compatible Brush File Somewhere</div>\n<p>Note that if you have \'Open Folder After Export/Convert\' selected in the \'Settings\' pull-down menu, a Windows Explorer window of where you saved the new brush file will be displayed. After saving the new brush file, go ahead and try to open it from within Adobe Photoshop...</p>\n<div class=\"article_img\"><img src=\"/abrmate/tutorials/converttops7/image04.jpg\" /></div>\n<div class=\"article_cap\">Adobe Photoshop 7 Now Has No Problem Opening a CS5 Brush Set!</div>\n<p>No problem! You can now use the converted brush in your older version of Adobe Photoshop. Have fun with the new world of possibilities of brushes that has opened for you! </p>\n<p><a href=\"/abrMate\">abrMate Download Page</a></p>\n', created = 1493564109, expire = 1493650509, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:250e63f2fa92224cee995dae45b95611' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<div style=\"text-indent:0px\"><font size=\"10px\"><strong><a href=\"/donate\">Browse Ad-Free! Donations of $10 or more receive a <font color=\"#ff0000\">PRO</font> Lifetime Membership!</a></strong></font></div>\n<p></p>\n<form action=\"https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr\" method=\"post\"><input type=\"hidden\" name=\"cmd\" value=\"_donations\" /><input type=\"hidden\" name=\"business\" value=\"6X58FVR3WTH6C\" /><input type=\"hidden\" name=\"lc\" value=\"US\" /><br />\n<input type=\"hidden\" name=\"item_name\" value=\"texturemate\" /><input type=\"hidden\" name=\"item_number\" value=\"texturemate\" /><input type=\"hidden\" name=\"currency_code\" value=\"USD\" /><input type=\"hidden\" name=\"bn\" value=\"PP-DonationsBF:btn_donateCC_LG.gif:NonHosted\" /><input type=\"image\" src=\"https://www.paypal.com/en_US/i/btn/btn_donateCC_LG.gif\" border=\"0\" name=\"submit\" alt=\"PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!\" /><img alt=\"\" border=\"0\" src=\"https://www.paypal.com/en_US/i/scr/pixel.gif\" width=\"1\" height=\"1\" /></form>\n', created = 1493564109, expire = 1493650509, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:c4e15d6100f24c79f353f62973327fe7' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<div style=\"border:#ffffff solid 0px; padding:0px; margin:0px;\"><iframe src=\"//www.facebook.com/plugins/likebox.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Ftexturemate&amp;width=188&amp;height=290&amp;colorscheme=dark&amp;show_faces=true&amp;header=true&amp;stream=false&amp;show_border=true&amp;appId=188055517909474\" scrolling=\"no\" frameborder=\"0\" style=\"border:#ffffff solid 1px; overflow:hidden; width:188px; height:290px; padding:0px; margin:0px; background:#1d1d1d;\" allowTransparency=\"false\"></iframe></div>\n<div style=\"border:#ffffff solid 1px; padding:0px; margin:0px; height:310px;\">\n<div class=\"g-page\" data-width=\"188\" data-href=\"//plus.google.com/u/0/114975997521075140970\" data-theme=\"dark\" data-rel=\"publisher\"></div>\n</div>\n<script type=\"text/javascript\">\n (function() {\n var po = document.createElement(\'script\'); po.type = \'text/javascript\'; po.async = true;\n po.src = \'https://apis.google.com/js/platform.js\';\n var s = document.getElementsByTagName(\'script\')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s);\n })();\n</script>', created = 1493564109, expire = 1493650509, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:9bb2834c22eb68a4bb989657f7db4b95' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<div class=\"about\"><a href=\"/contact\"><img class=\"aboutme\" src=\"/sites/default/files/aboutme.png\" /></a>My name is Bill Scott; I\'m an Electrical Engineer who dabbles as a photographer, graphic artist, web designer, and 3d modeler in my spare time. I created texturemate as my portal to share my own texture images, stock photographs, brushes and other resources I create with others online. I hope you enjoy!</div>\n', created = 1493564109, expire = 1493650509, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:d077590e3276cf17929171ff319143a2' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Hello, the first thing to do is make sure that you have the latest version of abrmate. Do you have that?</p>\n', created = 1493564109, expire = 1493650509, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:7f5f40de461e12680bd2916383c1ec62' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Hi Bill,</p>\n<p>Thank you so much for developing abrmate! I have PS7 and your program will allow me so much more freedom with my creativity!</p>\n<p>Kim</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:cfc58522e65e0e506ab453f6b566f4d4' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Thank you so much for developing this! I just about died when I found this program!</p>\n<p>I Googled for a converter out of sheer curiousity, thinking and laughing to myself \"Why would anyone still support Photoshop 7?\" And stumbled onto this. Let me tell you, you\'ve made a hobbyist designer very happy.</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:845249d479ab3e23077a7ff4733b7ea0' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>I don\'t have an option to convert to PS7, only to .png, and I just downloaded the program via the link you put in this tutorial... What am I doing wrong? :(</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:4896ac91578779d4df12c1868d040965' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Hello, make sure you have abrmate 1.1. If not, download it from the <a href=\"/abrMate\">abrmate</a> page. Then you should see the \'Convert Selected Brush to PS7.x\' right on the left side. Click that!</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:784232f74f450df31d9a108ab9c5d172' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Lately, I\'ve been involved in a 2D Zombie Platform Shooter that is now available on online and in the Android Play Store. Along with the release of the initial version of the game, I\'ve decided to also give away the tile sheets used in the game. In this free download, you will get 3 tile-sheet images. Two png\'s contain many seamless 50 pixel patterns of brick, wood, cement, etc. One of the video game tile sheets contains seamless patterns that are 10 pixels wide.</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:dedf99905e8648430acc32517a754459' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>I\'ve been getting asked more often lately on how to take a high quality texture photograph so I will give it a shot and reveal the issues I\'ve had making sure texture photographs are high quality and determining if they should be shared or not. A good texture image can be taken with any camera from a simple point-and-shoot camera up to a professional SLR camera as long as a couple key points are followed. The first challenge is focus. Keeping the entire texture image in focus can be easier if the picture is taken at as square of an angle as possible.</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:32bb3064adbf73d3af790844c5bbfc33' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Vector art in the form of SVG files has become more and more popular. Web browsers typically can render SVG files on their own now, which allows a lot of advantages to vector art. I\'ve been learning more and more about vectors and have begun to collect free vector at a new repository site, Vectorstash. Due to bandwidth requirements, I decided to create a dedicated site to share vectors. Hope you enjoy!</p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.vectorstash.com\" target=\"new\">Vectorstash.com</a></p>\n<p><a href=\"http://www.vectorstash.com\" target=\"new\"><img src=\"/articles/vectorstash/Logo-Square.png\" /></a></p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:943981e25509e234d9b9ba7c8748f80e' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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  • user warning: Table './ascended_test/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and should be repaired query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>The latest version of <a href=\"/abrMate\">abrMate</a> now allows you to convert any newer Photoshop CS brush set that can be opened by the software to a Photoshop 7.x compatible brush set in a new .abr file. This opens up a whole new world of possibilities for Photoshop users that are not using the latest version of Photoshop and want to use brushes available online that were created using newer versions.</p>\n', created = 1493564110, expire = 1493650510, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '2:30228f1d63f6b688cd63d098878f7dc5' in /home/ascended/public_html/texturemate/includes/cache.inc on line 112.
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abrMate Tutorial: Convert a Newer Adobe Photoshop CS Brush to PS7 Format for Use in Any Photoshop Version

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The latest version of abrMate now allows you to convert any newer Photoshop CS brush set that can be opened by the software to a Photoshop 7.x compatible brush set in a new .abr file. This opens up a whole new world of possibilities for Photoshop users that are not using the latest version of Photoshop and want to use brushes available online that were created using newer versions. For example, if you have Photoshop CS2 and find an awesome brush set that was created with Photoshop CS5, you can now convert the brush set to a Photoshop 7.x version and now use it in Photoshop CS2! Remember that brushes are always forward compatible, just not backwards compatible. First off, if you are reading this tutorial, you are probably used to seeing this dialog from your version of Adobe Photoshop stating "Could not load the brushes because the file is not compatible with the version of Photoshop":

Could not load the brushes because the file is not compatible with the version of Photoshop
Could not load the brushes because the file is not compatible with the version of Photoshop

This occurs when you try to load a brush file into Adobe Photoshop that was created in a newer version of Photoshop then what you are currently using. This is why we need to convert the brush set! Start up your copy of abrMate and open the brush set you would like to convert to a PS7 format. Once your brush set is open, select it in the left list and click "Convert Selected Brush to PS7.x":

Convert Selected Brush to PS7.x

The brush file will now be loaded and converted by abrMate. A dialog will now be displayed to save your new Photoshop 7 compatible brush! By default, the new filename is the same as the old one but now starts with a 'ps7-' in front. You may change the filename to whatever you want, of course and save it anywhere you want as well. If you try to save over an existing file, you will be prompted just like any Windows software. I would not recommend overwriting any original brush file until you are positively sure it works in your version of Photoshop.

Save Your New PS7 Compatible Brush File Somewhere

Note that if you have 'Open Folder After Export/Convert' selected in the 'Settings' pull-down menu, a Windows Explorer window of where you saved the new brush file will be displayed. After saving the new brush file, go ahead and try to open it from within Adobe Photoshop...

Adobe Photoshop 7 Now Has No Problem Opening a CS5 Brush Set!

No problem! You can now use the converted brush in your older version of Adobe Photoshop. Have fun with the new world of possibilities of brushes that has opened for you!

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Anonymous's picture

pls tell me what shall i do

pls tell me what shall i do to make cs5 brushes compatible with ps7 ... idnt finf an option to convert it....pla reply

Bill's picture

Hello, the first thing to do

Hello, the first thing to do is make sure that you have the latest version of abrmate. Do you have that?

Anonymous's picture

I don't have it either. I

I don't have it either. I have version 1.0. I downloaded this today (3/6/2011)

Kim's picture

Hi Bill, Thank you so much

Hi Bill,

Thank you so much for developing abrmate! I have PS7 and your program will allow me so much more freedom with my creativity!

Kim

Eureka's picture

Thank you so much for

Thank you so much for developing this! I just about died when I found this program!

I Googled for a converter out of sheer curiousity, thinking and laughing to myself "Why would anyone still support Photoshop 7?" And stumbled onto this. Let me tell you, you've made a hobbyist designer very happy.

Redrick's picture

Thanks for developing and

Thanks for developing and releasing this software--I was getting tired of finding The Perfect Brush Set, only to then discover it wasn't compatible with my poor old PS7. Your efforts are greatly appreciated!

Red

Anonymous's picture

I don't have an option to

I don't have an option to convert to PS7, only to .png, and I just downloaded the program via the link you put in this tutorial... What am I doing wrong? :(

Bill's picture

Hello, make sure you have

Hello, make sure you have abrmate 1.1. If not, download it from the abrmate page. Then you should see the 'Convert Selected Brush to PS7.x' right on the left side. Click that!

Mystic's picture

I am getting an error saying

I am getting an error saying I need a different version of .NET. What is that and how do i get it?

Bill's picture

Mystic, you need to update

Mystic, you need to update your .NET to 4.0 or newer. You can download it here: MS .Net 4.0

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