How to Fix Unexpected End Of File Error in Photoshop File?

Updated on March 04, 2020

Here's a perfect solution to fix Photoshop Unexpected End Of File, the file is corrupted error in Photoshop PSD and PDD files. Download the free version of Remo Repair PSD tool and follow few simple on-screen instructions to fix your Photoshop file at your fingertips. Try now for free..!


Several Photoshop users endup in getting "Unexpected end of file" error while trying to open their Photoshop PSD and PDD files in Adobe Photoshop application on Mac/Windows running machines. If you are the one facing the same issue with your Photoshop file, then it's important to know whether the issue is with the Photshop file or with the Adobe Photoshop application itself. If there is problem with the Photoshop application itself, then uninstall and reinstall it again. If the issue is with the PSD file, then it needs to be fixed at the earliest.

What does this error message mean? How to fix it? Well, this error message indicates that your Photoshop file is corrupted severely, and needs to be fixed with some reliable Photoshop Repair tool like Remo Repair PSD. To know how to fix corrupt PSD & PDD files with this tool, continue reading..

PSD file unexpected end of file

What are all the factors responsible for the corruption of PSD files?

  • Interruptions like sudden system restart, unexpected system shutdown, etc. while saving Photoshop file
  • Working with a PSD file in an unsupported Photoshop version
  • Virus attack on Photoshop files
  • Bad sectors on the storage device where your Photoshop documents are saved
  • Errors while compressing PSD file, etc.

Quick Solution to Fix Photoshop Unexpected End of File Error - Remo Repair PSD..!

Remo Repair PSD is an ideal tool to fix 'Photoshop unexpected end of file' error. The software scans the corrupt PSD file, and fixes the issues in the file and brings back to a healthy state in a couple of minutes. The application is built with strong repair algorithms which extract content from the corrupt PSD and PDD file, fixes the errors, and saves data in a healthy PSD file. Thus the original damaged Photoshop file is left intact.

The utility helps to fix PSD file along with its color modes, including Gray, RGB, CMYK, multichannel, and so on. PSD files created on various Adobe Photoshop versions like CS6, CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS1, Photoshop 5.5, 6.0 and Photoshop 7 will be repaired. Even PSD files which have become inaccessible, refuse to open, broken, and more can be fixed at ease.


Step-by-Step Guide to Fix Photoshop Unexpected End of File Error:

Step 1: Run Remo Repair PSD software, select the corrupt PSD file by clicking the Browse button and click on the Repair button to start Photoshop file repair process.

Photoshop Unexpected End of File - Main Windows

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Once the Photoshop unexpected end of file error repair process is completed, you can Preview the fixed PSD file.

Photoshop Unexpected End of File - Preview Repaired File

Figure B: Preview Repaired File

Step 3: Save the repaired Photoshop file on a safe new location of your choice.

Photoshop Unexpected End of File - Save Repaired File

Figure C: Save Fixed File

More About Remo Repair PSD tool:

  • Supports repair of corrupted PSD and PDD files
  • Helps to easily fix corrupt Photoshop layers included in PSD file
  • Compatible with various Mac OS versions, including the latest macOS Sierra, and Windows operating system compatible edition is also available for free download
  • Repairs PSD file with the depth of 1, 8, 16, and 32 bits per channel


  • Regularly backup your important Photoshop files
  • Never close Photoshop application abruptly while working on Photoshop documents