The Difference Between Linked and Embedded Smart Object Layers in Adobe Photoshop
In this tip, I will explain to you what is the difference between linked and embedded smart object layers in Adobe Photoshop. Linked smart object layers are introduced in Photoshop CC - January 2014 release and brings automatic update when the source file is changed plus smaller PSD file size in most cases. For an explanation what are embedded smart object layers and how things work, please watch the video in this post: Explanation of Embedded Smart Object Layers in Adobe Photoshop.
Video tutorialHere is my video recording with detailed explanation and examples with linked and embedded smart object layers in use. If you have any question or doubt, please do not hesitate to leave comments.
Product used in this tutorial:
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Adobe Photoshop CC