How to Fix PSD Files that Fail to Open in Photoshop?

"Is there any possible or positive way to open my Photoshop PSD file on Adobe Photoshop application? Lately, I have been working upon a cropping business project by making use of Adobe Photoshop tool, when my computer turned off improperly. Later I restarted the PC and found that Photoshop file on which I was working on was unable to open in Photoshop; After this, I tried opening the file in safe mode, tried to recover the temporary file but all my attempts went in vain. I don’t the reason behind this; hence my question is there any best way out to open my PSD file in Photoshop?"

Does the above stated scenario sounds familiar to you? All Adobe Photoshop users might have come across such type of messy situation at one point of the time, after which the PSD file fails to get opened on your Adobe Photoshop software. This kind of PSD file corruption scenario is often encountered because of corrupted or damaged PSD file, but luckily this PSD file corruption problem can be resolved by relying on an efficient PSD file repair utility. Prior to repair process, let us get to know the reasons which results in PSD file corruption or damage:

Main Reasons for corruption of Photoshop PSD file:

Application Malfunction: Malfunctioning or faulty software is one of the main causes for corruption of Photoshop file, this often happens when the Photoshop software is not installed correctly on your computer and the PSD file created by using such application would corrupt your PSD file resulting in inaccessibility.

External Threats: High chances of PSD file corruption increases, if any external threats such as virus / malware will infect your Photoshop PSD document.

Improper system termination: While designing or opening a PSD file if your PC gets terminated improperly without following proper exit procedure, then you might end up with PSD file corruption.  Generally,your PC turns off abruptly because of sudden power failure or hardware error.

Other Reasons: Other reasons include occurrence of bad sectors where PSD file is stored, Windows registry error, application malfunction, download error, transfer interruption, up-gradation from one Photoshop version to other, etc.


Other than the above explained scenarios, there could be many more reasons that leads to PSD file corruption and makes the Photoshop image inaccessible. Nevertheless, whatever might be the reasons, corrupt / damaged Photoshop files can be easily fixed by making use of Remo Repair Photoshop application. This repairing program comes bundled with many advanced features through which one can repair and open their unreadable PSD document easily in just a matter of minutes.

Remo Repair PSD Software:

Remo Repair PSD, the most efficient and smart repairing utility to repair Photoshop files stored on your personal computer, the software makes use of the latest advanced algorithm that scans and repair your Photoshop file that is severely damaged / corrupt. Adding to this, the tool effectively recovers all design attributes such as color palettes (RGB, GRAY, INDEX, CMYK etc), formatting, designing etc while repairing your PSD file. Furthermore the utility works well with Photoshop files created on Adobe Photoshop versions like Photoshop 5.5, Photoshop 6.0, Photoshop 7.0, CS1, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5 and Photoshop CS6 and is made highly compatible to run on both OS i.e. Windows and Mac platforms, so you must now know on which software to use when your PSD file is not opening in Photoshop.

Tips to prevent PSD file corruption

  • Always save your Photoshop PSD file after every change or modification
  • Avoid interruption when your Adobe Photoshop file is getting saved
  • Do not turn off your computer while accessing your PSD file
  • Install and update your antivirus program regularly
  • Backup your PSD file prior to repair process


Guide on how to fix not opening PSD files:

Step A: Download Remo Repair PSD software on your computer and do the installation. Run the app and simply follow the on screen steps. Click “Browse” button from the home window to choose your corrupted PSD CS6 file and then press “Repair” button to start with PSD file repair process.

Unable to Open PSD File in Photoshop - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step B: On selecting repair option, you can moniter the PSD file fixing process by seeing the progress window.

Photoshop Not Opening PSD Files - PSD Repairing Progress

Figure 2: PSD Repairing Progress

Step C: As soon as the repair procedure gets over, you will get a list of repaired PSD file. Preview the fixed Photoshop file by using “Preview” option.

How to Mend PSD Files that Fail to Open - Preview Repaired File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired File

Step D: After previewing the PSD file save repaired Photoshop document to your desired storage location by simply clicking on "Save" option.

Repair PSD Files that Doesn’t Open- Save Repaired File

Figure 4: Save Repaired File