Fix Photoshop Cannot Save File Because Disk is Full Error

“I have most essential Photoshop files stored on my system related to my project work. Recently there was need to design some Photoshop files, so I thought to edit the existing Photoshop files. Till now everything was fine, but after editing its contents when I tried to save the modifications I have done, the system displayed error message stating that “Photoshop could not save file because disk is full”. This error not allowed me to rename the PSD file and other related tasks on Adobe Photoshop. Please anyone show me a way to fix this issue.”

This kind of scenarios might throw Photoshop users in bit confusion as the error message stating that Photoshop cannot save file because disk is full. From this error one may conclude that the memory space available in hard disk is insufficient. However, user will come to know that this is not the correct assumption when they check the system disk usage. There might be various factors behind this error message. Let us consider one by one:

  • Due to large number of .tmp files presence in Photoshop source file
  • Your Photoshop scratch disk might get full
  • May be your hard drive file system get corrupt
  • Inadvertently entering size and resolution values while cropping the Photoshop file

One might even find out various reasons for Photoshop cannot save file disk is full error. However, user can fix this error using some standard methods that are assigned for particular problems on Photoshop. First and fore most thing is to delete the temporary files; secondly clear the disk space and defragment the Photoshop scratch disk or assign the new scratch disk for Photoshop. In case before knowing the actual fact, if user go behind reality plus imagine that they are unable to access the Photoshop file, then most of the users try for different methods and struck in middle of the process. Sometimes, such acts of users might results in permanent inaccessibility of Photoshop file due to their unnecessary mouse clicks.

If your Photoshop file gets corrupt due to Photoshop could not save file because disk is full error, then stop worrying!! There is PSD file repair software called Yodot PSD Repair to fix unreadable Photoshop file.

Software to fix error Photoshop could not save file because disk is full:

Yodot PSD Repair tool has interactive interface and well-organized built-in modules that enables you to fix inaccessible PSD files after Photoshop cannot save file disk full error on Windows PC. Without any difficulties, it can repair corrupt Photoshop file by fixing various layers of the file systematically. It has capability to repair broken PSD files on different versions of Adobe Photoshop app such as CS1, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, 5.5, 6, and 7.0. It even repairs corrupted Photoshop files from memory card, pen drive, external hard drive and others efficiently. It works well with Windows operating systems such as Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. Mac users can fix Photoshop could not save file because disk is full error on their Macintosh systems installed with Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion and Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating systems.

Steps to repair Photoshop cannot save file disk is full error:

  • Download Yodot PSD Repair program and install the it in your Windows system
  • Launch the application and proceed with on screen steps to fix corrupted Photoshop file
  • Now click on the “Browse” button to select inaccessible PSD file that has to be repaired
  • After that, click on “Repair” option to initiate the process
  • You can notice the Photoshop file fixing process in a progress bar
  • Later you will find various layers of repaired PSD file
  • Finally, save fixed Photoshop file to your preferred location

Suggestions:

  • Backup your essential Photoshop files on other storage devices
  • Try to defragment and clear the free disk space in Photoshop scratch disk
  • Make a copy of error displaying Photoshop file before fixing it using any manual method