Recover Photoshop Elements Files

Adobe Photoshop Elements is a graphics editor that allows you to create, edit, organize and share images in an attractive way. It consists of simplified color management system, by using which you can edit photos according to your need. Also, it allows you to share photos in Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and some other social websites. Unfortunately due to some silly mistakes Photoshop Elements files may get deleted or disappear from Mac without any clue. Let us know few of such mistakes here:

  • Improper termination of Adobe Photoshop application may cause file deletion(file which is currently opened in application)
  • Interruption (like power failure, forceful shutdown) while transferring Photoshop files from Mac to some other devices might cause missing of those files
  • Sometimes installation of unauthorized third party tools may remove PDD files on Mac
  • If you accidentally format storage drive holding essential Photoshop Elements files, then all files will get erased including Adobe PDD files

How to get back Photoshop Elements files?

Use Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software to get back deleted or lost Photoshop files on Mac system. This utility can recover Photoshop Elements files by simply applying 2 to 3 steps. Image files like PSD, PDD, PSB, etc. from Adobe Photoshop applications can be recovered using this tool. By using this program you can regain all RAW images of different file types on Mac machine. Also, it helps to retrieve QuickTime videos, music files, documents, archives, text files, etc. from Mac with ease. Apart from Mac drive, it helps to restore media files from storage drives such as removable hard drive, iPod, USB flash drive, SSD, memory cards and so on. This application is compatible with all versions of Mac OS X such as Mavericks, Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Yosemite.

Procedure to extract Photoshop elements files:

  • First, install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery program on Mac computer. Then, run installed application in order to start recovery process
  • From main screen of this tool, you will get two options such as ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’
  • Click on any option according to Photoshop file loss situation you have come across
  • After that, this tool will display list of volumes
  • Select the volume from where you have to retrieve Photoshop elements files and select file type to minimize scanning time
  • Next this tool will initiate scanning process, you have to wait for few minutes until scanning is finished
  • Later, preview Photoshop Elements files to check whether it recovered properly or not and save them to desired location other than source drive


  • Close Adobe Photoshop Elements application properly before turning off your Mac
  • Once files are lost or deleted on Mac, stop storing any files to same volume / drive as it may cause data overwriting