How to Repair PSD File after Photoshop Crash?

“I am using Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 application on my Window system. I spent lot of time and put so much effort on my artwork for many weeks; but today morning when I was working on this Photoshop file, suddenly my Photoshop application crashed due to some system malfunction. Now I don’t know what to do and how to fix this issue with my Photoshop application. If anyone is familiar with fixing this type of problems, then please help me???”

Don’t worry your efforts and work will never be lost. There is only one way to overcome from this problem i.e. you must use any of the third party PSD file repair utility for fixing your corrupt or damaged Photoshop files. Before going to know about Photoshop file repair utility, let us see the other causes responsible for crash of Photoshop application.

Reason for Photoshop application crash on Windows:-

  • If your Photoshop application is infected by virus or other suspicious threats, then it might get crashed while opening PSD files
  • By mistake if you change the extension of PSD file, then your PSD file might get damaged and sometimes this files may crash your Photoshop program
  • Due to sudden interruption like power surge, system failure etc. while working on PSD files can damage your Photoshop application
  • When you upgrade your Adobe Photoshop application to its latest version and if you don’t follow proper upgrading procedure, then it may get crashed

Every Adobe Photoshop users will be suffering from one or other type of issues as mentioned above with their Photoshop application while editing or designing images. If you are one who is suffering from PSD files corruption due to application crash, then don’t get disappointed. Whatever the effort you have put on it will not be lost.

Corrupt or damaged PSD files are in some other format which cannot be recognized by Photoshop application. If you want to fix this corrupt PSD file due to Photoshop crash, then you must use any of the PSD file repair tools available on market. Yodot PSD Repair is most suggested software that is capable of repairing PSD files created by various Adobe Photoshop applications on both Mac and Windows operating system.

Photoshop file repair utility:

Yodot PSD Repair is developed with the most powerful algorithm to fix severely damaged or corrupted PSD and PDD files after Photoshop application crash. This software has the capability to fix PSD file that has different color modes like Bitmap, Gray-scale, Indexed color, RGB color, CMYK color and Lab color. This tool can easily fix RLE compressed PSD files that are created by different Adobe Photoshop applications. This application has user friendly interface and compatible with all versions of Windows operating system including Window 8.

Procedure for using Photoshop file repair software on Windows:

  • Download and install Yodot PSD Repair on your Windows operating system
  • Follow the on screen procedure provided for you to run and repair Photoshop PSD files
  • Click on “Browse” option to select the path of the PSD file that is to be repaired
  • After selecting the particular PSD file, click on “Repair” option and you can see the progress bar on next window
  • Fixing of PSD file takes only few minutes and displays the repaired PSD file with different layers and masks of the respective PSD file
  • You can also view fixed Photoshop files by using “Preview” option present on the tool
  • Then you can save the repaired Photoshop PSD files to your preferred location on Windows PC


  • Better you regularly take backup of PSD or Photoshop files on other storage device
  • Don’t use any third party application for converting your PSD or Photoshop files to other file formats
  • Always update your Photoshop application in order to overcome from application crash