“Recently while working on PSD file there was a sudden termination of Adobe Photoshop. Later I tried to open PSD file but was unable as an error message was displayed stating Photoshop file cannot open because scratch disk is full. May be file is corrupted thus cannot be accessed. Any how I need to fix Photoshop scratch disk full error. Is there any way to fix Photoshop scratch disk full error?”
Well! You will get Photoshop Scratch Disk Full error due to various reasons. The main reason is no space on scratch disk. Sometimes, it will crop up even when Photoshop file gets corrupted saved on scratch disk which is full or contains free space but not defragmented.
Step #1: Remove Some Files
If you are getting Scratch Disk full error, then delete unwanted files from your Scratch Disk. If possible, delete temp file stored on scratch disk. Temp files appear like this-
Removing temp file doesn’t affect any of your work in Photoshop. Even after creating free space on your Scratch disk, if still problem persists, then try the second step.
Step #2: Defragment your Hard Disk
The process takes time depending on your hard disk size. Once the process gets over, open Photoshop. If an error occurs even after defragmentation, then go to next step.
Step #3: Change Scratch Disk Allocation
If any of the above methods fails to give expected results, then change the scratch disk allocation. To do so, follow the steps mentioned below-
After changing the allocation, go back to Photoshop and open it. If it doesn’t fix the issue, try out the Photoshop File Fixer.
Step # 4: Repairing Photoshop File Showing Scratch Disk Full Error
Fix the Photoshop file on which you are getting Scratch Disk full error using Remo Repair PSD tool. It is the perfect tool that will help in repairing Photoshop scratch disk full error. Its Outlook is very well designed so that both technical and non-technical users can use it with ease. It has the ability to repair corrupt or damaged PSD files easily. It can repair any type of issues related to PSD files. This tool does not alter original content as it works on read-only mode mechanism. This PSD file repair tool can be installed in all latest version of Windows Operating system including Windows 10. Apart from this many users have voted no.1 product that mend Photoshop scratch disk full error.
First of all, download and install the program on your PC. Run Remo Repair PSD software in your Windows system, and just follow the simple steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Launch the PSD repair tool by double-clicking the icon. Use “Browse” option to select your corrupt or damaged PSD file. Click on “Repair” button to start the repair process. The tool scans the selected PSD file and fixes it in a very short amount of time.
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Through next window, you can monitor the file repairing process.
Figure 2: Repairing Progress
Step 3: After repair completion, the healthy PSD / PDD image file along with its layers and mask files will be displayed. Use “Preview” option to preview the repaired file.
Figure 3: Preview Repaired PSD File
Step 4: At last, save your repaired PSD file to an appropriate location.
Figure 4: Save Repaired File