additional effect programs you can add into
your PSP. There are many free ones on the Net
and others you can purchase. You will come
these plugins when trying the many tutorials
that can be found.
is aimed at helping you to enjoy trying these
tutorials by making you more confident
installing the plugins.
is 2 different types of plugins that are
installed in different ways we shall be using 2
free ones with a tutorial at the end of each
contains a Plugin Folder, however overloading
this folder can cause your PSP program to slow
down and sometimes cause other problems, so later
in this tutorial I will explain about making a
folder outside of PSP to put your plugins into
I have found
this method to be the most successful .
start installing any plugins there are 2 files
you have to unzip into your Windows System 32
folder if you are using XP otherwise they go in
your System Folder in Windows.. These are
Please note the
above are zip files and must be UNZIPPED
into your System Folders
Click on the
above Zips and follow this path to the System 32
Folder (if using XP) otherwise the System folder.
Windows - System 32.
Make a new
folder in My Documents and call it My Plugins.
Now we are
going to install our 1st Filter
This is the
Unzip to My
Documents - My Plugins.
Plugins show up we need to show PSP where to
Open PSP and go
Preferences - File Locations
Go to ADD then
My Plugins Folder and select it
Make sure you
check the boxes shown
Now go to FILE
- NEW and open a new blank Image.
Go to EFFECTS -
You should now
see your Visman Filters
We are going to
use VM Natural - Sparkle
Try out your
new plug-in using the Sparkle Filter in this
PSP 8 & 9
Now learn to
install a Stand-alone Plug-in.
(there is no tutorial at the end,
the purpose of the lesson is to successfully
install the plugin)