Repairing Cannot Open File In Photoshop CS5 Error

“Today I accidentally deleted Photoshop PSD image instead of removing another image file. This PSD file was created in Photoshop CS5 by spending number of hours. So, immediately searched for free PSD file recovery software online and got one. But after recovery, as I tried to open this PSD image in Photoshop CS5, error popped out saying cannot open this file. Can anyone please let me know if there is any way to fix error showing Photoshop CS5 file? Because I need this image very badly and there is no time to recreate it again.”

Adobe Photoshop is an amazing graphic editing tool that helps to create amazing images that is digitally not possible to capture using any camera. Photoshop CS5 can produce much detailed digital images with the help of its creative suite features. However, these PSD images may sometimes refuse to open in Photoshop CS5 because of corruption. Similar to above mentioned instance, other possible ways in which Photoshop CS5 may display cannot open file error are:

  • Trying to open PSD image created using previous Photoshop versions like Photoshop 7, in Photoshop CS5 may damage that image
  • Forceful termination of Photoshop CS5 application while editing any PSD image can corrupt its layer
  • Incorrect compression of Photoshop CS5 PSD image using unreliable compression technique or converting it to unsupported file format can damage this file
  • Transfer error like sudden system shutdown while moving CS5 images from one location to another may sometimes harm Photoshop files in process

Trying to open such corrupted PSD images may display error like cannot open file in Photoshop CS5. In order to fix PSD files that cannot open in CS5, most of them search for suitable image repair tool and given below is the right choice to fix Photoshop file in a safe way.

Photoshop CS5 PSD repair software:

Built with most ingenious strategies, Yodot PSD Repair can be the right choice to easily repair error cannot open file in Photoshop CS5. This tool excellently repairs Photoshop PSD file errors like Adobe Photoshop failed to initialize, Photoshop cannot read composite data, cannot parse the file, Photoshop file may be truncated or complete, PSD file will not read and many more. This tool can easily fix PSD images created on Adobe Photoshop 5.5, 6, 7, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4 and CS6 along with Photoshop CS5 with no trouble. In addition, it can fix Adobe Photo Element File file with ease. This program is compatible to run on two major operating systems namely, Windows and Mac. On Windows computer it supports Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems. On Apple computers it runs on Mac 10.6 Snow Leopard, Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8 and Mavericks 10.9 OS X versions.

Follow these steps to fix Photoshop CS5 PSD error cannot open file:

  • Download the application on your Mac / Windows computer
  • Install and run Yodot PSD Repair tool after download
  • In main screen make use of Browse button to search and select error displaying PSD image
  • Then, click Repair button to trigger scanning process
  • The status of scanning process can be determined using Progress bar
  • Once it is done, view PSD file along with its layer information using ‘Preview’ button
  • At last, save this fixed Photoshop CS5 PSD image to any preferred location

Key points:

  • Avoid interruptions while transferring, editing or downloading PSD image files
  • Do not try to open Photoshop CS5 PSD file in incompatible Adobe application versions