How to Recover Layers in Photoshop?

Repair and Recover Photoshop Layers

Photoshop is an amazing image cropping application created by Adobe Corp used extensively in the field of photography and graphics. It offers its users many amazing features like photo edition, effects, color modes, multiple layers etc. Layers in Photoshop help users to preview the different views of a same photo file, nonetheless you may come across many error messages while trying to run PSD files with multiple layers like “There was a problem reading the layer data. Read the composite data instead?” etc. such error message indicates that the PSD file is corrupt and worse sometimes this error messages results in layer deletion / loss.

There are many common reasons for PSD file corruption and layer deletion some of them include power failure while editing layers in PSD file, Terminating Adobe Photoshop application while modifying layers, Incomplete installation of Adobe Photoshop application, Malware or virus infection on storage media where PSD / PDD files are stored, Saving or opening PSD files on incompatible computers or Photoshop versions, Interruptions while moving PSD files from one storage media to another and so on.

Apart from the above mentioned situations, there are many other reasons behind layer deletion or corruption. However, there are reliable software’s using which you can repair such severely corrupt PSD files and in turn recover all deleted / lost layers in a very safe and secure way.

Which Software to Use?

There are many third party utilities available online which helps you repair and recover layers from Photoshop, but choosing the right one should be your first priority. Many industry experts recommend and use Remo Repair software to recover Photoshop layers. This tool is the best answer for the question how to recover layers in Photoshop. Remo Repair is bundled with many outstanding features which help users to repair severely corrupt PSD files and simultaneously recover layers from it. The tool makes use of advanced built in algorithm which helps users to recover PSD layers created on any version of Photoshop application. More to this, the tool is very safe to use as it doesn’t add or modify the contents of your PSD file while repairing. Furthermore, demo version helps you check the capability of the software before purchase.

Salient Features of the Software:

  • Four step repair process (Browse --> Repair --> Preview --> Save)
  • Easily fixes severely corrupt, damaged, inaccessible and broken PSD files
  • Designed with very simple and easy to use interface
  • Compatible to run on different flavors of Windows
  • Repairs PSD files and recovers multiple layers accordingly
  • Repairs Photoshop files along with its color codes like Bitmap, RGB, gray scale, CMYK, duotone, multichannel, etc.


Procedure to Recover Photoshop Layers with Remo Repair App:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair software to your PC. Run the installed software and follow the onscreen steps. Browse for your corrupt PSD file from where layers are to be recovered. Click on “Repair” button to start the repair process.

Recover Photoshop Layers - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Through progress window you can view the file repairing process.

Recover Photoshop Layers - Repairing Progress

Figure 2: Repairing Progress

Step 3: As the repair completes a healthy PSD image file along with its layers will be displayed. Use “Preview” option to preview the recovered layers.

Recover Photoshop Layers - Preview Repaired File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: At last save the repaired PSD file to your desired destination location by using "Save" button.

Recover Photoshop Layers - Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File