8.24. Extract Component

8.24.1. Overview

Figure 16.195. Extract Component applied

Extract Component applied

Original image

Extract Component applied

Command Extract Component applied with default options.

8.24.2. Activate the command

  • You can find this command in the image window menu under ColorsComponentsExtract Component….

8.24.3. Options

Figure 16.196. Extract Component command options

“Extract Component” command options


Presets are a common feature for several Colors commands. You can find its description in Section 8.1.1, “Colors Common Features”.


Component to extract. Default is RGB Red: all layer pixels that have the red component in their color will be extracted to create gray pixels; gray pixel value is that of the red channel (e.g a 153;70;17 RGB pixel will give a 153;153;153 gray pixel).


Invert the extracted component.

Linear input

Use linear input instead of gamma corrected.

Blending Options, Preview and Split view

These are common features described in Section 8.1.1, “Colors Common Features”.

8.24.4. Using Extract Component