How to Fix Scratch Disk Full Error in Photoshop CS6?

Resolve Scratch Disk Error in PSD CS6

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is truly a wonderful utility, specially designed to edit or create photo files on both Windows and Mac operating system. This version of Photoshop comes bundled with many advanced features, which makes it easier for user while creating dynamic web pages, crop pictures, modify images, edit motion based photos, create effects and so on. More to this, it also comes with some most talked features such as Adaptive wide angler filter, HDR editing, Upgrade options, Color lookup adjustment, Blur tools, Patch tools, etc. Nonetheless, people often come across many error notifications while opening their PSD file and one common error is Scratch Disk Error.

So, what is an Adobe Photoshop Scratch Disk?

A Scratch disk on a Photoshop CS6 application refers to a portion of hard disk drive for temporary storage, this feature in Photoshop enables you to perform complex tasks in Photoshop application easier. The files saved on scratch disk portion are named as Temp#### on Macintosh computers.

Many a times this Scratch error makes your important PSD file inaccessible. There are three manual ways through which you can eliminate this problem. Just go through the below mentioned methods and see whether it helps

  • First Method: Remove All Temporary Files: As it is stated above, many files of scratch disk are stored in temporary storage location on your computer. So, sometimes removing unnecessary temporary files with .tmp extension can eliminate scratch disk error on Photoshop CS6 application.

  • Second Method: Check for Photoshop CS6 Scratch Disk Space: You also encounter scratch disk error on your Photoshop CS6 application, if the storage space on your computer hard disk is very low. In case if your hard disk is full, try to clear some free space (OR) you can also assign a new scratch disk for your Adobe Photoshop CS6 application.

  • Third Method: Use Remo Repair utility: However, many a times PSD file corruption or damage are also a reason behind Scratch Disk Error. In such circumstances, the above stated methods won’t help you in overcoming the problem. And the only way to fix such corrupt / damaged CS6 PSD files is using Remo Repair application.

Remo Repair is bundled with many advanced features which help Photoshop users to eliminate any problem associated to Adobe Photoshop CS6 file; the application makes use of built in powerful algorithm to fix Photoshop CS6 file in a very easy and efficient way. Adding to this, the tool is very safe to use as it doesn’t modify or change the contents of a PSD file while repair process.

Now, you must have question that why Remo Repair?

You need to use Remo Repair software to fix Photoshop CS6 files with Scratch Disk Error, due to the following reasons:

  • Remo Repair PSD is simple to install and use
  • 4 Step repair process to fix corrupt CS6 PSD file
  • Provides 24 / 7 technical assistance to all its users on all days of the year
  • Repairs PSD files with depth of 1, 8, 16 and 32 bits per channel
  • User can run this tool on different versions of Mac operating system


Steps to Fix Scratch Disk Error PSD CS6 :

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair PSD software to your Mac system. After this open the application and follow the on screen instructions. Click on “Browse” button to choose your corrupt PSD file and click on “Repair” button.

Scratch Disk Error PSD CS6 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: The software starts fixing your corrupt CS6 image file and displays the repaired PSD file.

How to Fix Scratch Disk Full Error - View Repairing Progress

Figure B: View Repairing Progress

Step 3: Preview the repaired Photoshop file by using “Preview” option.

Scratch Disk Full Photoshop Cs6 Mac - Preview Repaired File

Figure C: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: And at last save the error free PSD file to your desired destination location

Fix Photoshop error unexpected end of file - Save Repaired File

Figure D: Save Repaired File