Photoshop: Why can't I save as a JPEG? Was the option removed?

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Why has the option to save an image as a JPEG file type been removed from photoshop?

I looked wherever I can to find the option but it now no longer exists.

How am I supposed to upload images to Deviant Art now? It only accepts images that are 80MB or lower.
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Marc Evan-Jones

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  • Downright ticked off and baffled.

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John Maguire

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What OS are you on, if windows just hit file-save as and change it to jpeg
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Paddy Boocock

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Same on Mac
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Are you using Save or Save As? Or Save For Web?

If you are in the Save/Save As dialog, JPEG won't be an option in certain color modes or bit depths. (e.g. Indexed Color, or 32-bit)

Make sure your document is in a JPEG friendly format such as 8-bit, RGB.
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David, Official Rep

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Also, please note, Save for Web has moved.  It is now File > Export > Save for Web

Hope that helps,