Fix Adobe Photoshop CS4 Files

“I had worked for about 8 hours on Adobe Photoshop CS4 to edit few photos and make it look more attractive. After the completion of work, I have closed Adobe Photoshop by clicking on the “X” mark present at the upper right side of it. Few minutes later, I have switched on my computer to copy the edited photos to an external hard drive in order to submit it for my client. But the moment I clicked on Adobe Photoshop application, it displayed an error message that "Photoshop.exe Application Error." I was unable to use Photoshop also. Being photographer, it would be a great loss for me. Any suggestion will be extremely welcomed!!!!

Alright, don’t get tensed!!! You can easily overcome from this type of problem by spending few minutes in reading this article. The above problem mainly arises due to improper closure. Soon after completing your work on Adobe Photoshop, it is advised to close it using proper method i.e. by using “Close” or “Exit” option provided in the “File” menu. But if you directly close Photoshop CS4 without using this technique, then PSD file is likely to get corrupted. When PSD file becomes damaged, then it does not allow you to open PSD file and hence displays error message.

Photoshop application is manufactured by Adobe Systems Inc to create visualize pictures. Because of its excellent features Adobe Photoshop is considered as the leaders in the field of image editing. There are various versions of Abode Photoshop which have been released in the market and Photoshop CS4 is one of them. It was the first version to include certain outstanding features including compatibility with the camera Raw plug in and 3D designing functionality (The Camera Raw plug-in interface allows you to apply corrections to specific areas within a Raw-formatted pictures). With this software's 3D capabilities, you can perform several 3D tasks like painting directly on 3D models, wrapping 2D images around 3D shapes as well as exporting images to 3D formats. However, sometimes your luck may not be that good and the Photoshop CS4 file in which you have edited images by applying all your efforts could get corrupt leaving it image in an inaccessible state.

Reasons behind Photoshop CS4 file corruption

  • Sudden system termination when Photoshop CS4 application is still in working state, may cause damage to PSD file
  • Photoshop CS4 application does not allow you to view its contents if it is been attacked by virus or other harmful programs
  • Sometimes corrupt registry entry may cause damage to Photoshop CS4 files stored on the computer. The sign of corrupt registry indicates that your computer is about to crash
  • Changing the file extension of Photoshop CS4 file can lead to errors as a result of which the PSD file denies to open
  • Attempting to open PSD file created using the latest version of Adobe Photoshop tool in CS4 Photoshop application can be considered as one of the main cause for PSD file corruption

An ideal solution to repair Photoshop CS4 file!!!

In order to cope up with above mentioned situations, Yodot Recovery software has released indispensable application known as Yodot PSD Repair This software is an effective remedy to repair any severely corrupted Photoshop CS4 file along with its constituent layers. With this dedicated PSD repair software, you can repair and preview detailed structure of the PSD file and all regain objects within the file. The utility repairs Photoshop PSD images with a color depth of 8 and 16 bits per channel on Windows system and with 1, 8, 16, and 32 bits per channel on Mac system. In addition to this, it is capable of repairing PSD files with different color modes such as grayscale, RGB, duotone, indexed color, and CMYK.

Steps to fix Photoshop CS4 files

  • Download and install Yodot PSD Repair software in your Windows computer
  • Run the software and go according to the instructions given on it
  • Click on the “Browse” button to choose corrupted PSD file that has to be fixed
  • Now click on “Repair” option to start the repair process
  • Once the repair process gets completed the software displays complete PSD file and different layers of particular PSD file
  • Finally save repaired PSD file to any preferred location on your computer

Valuable Tips

  • Use appropriate method for closing Adobe Photoshop CS4 application
  • Avoid working on PSD file when your system freeze frequently
  • It is a good idea to shut down your computer only when you close everything