Repairing End of File Error in Photoshop CS4 File


“There was a sudden loss of power when I was working on my PSD file in my system. This resulted in PC shutdown and hence I had to restart my computer. I had made some changes in the PSD file which was created using Adobe Photoshop CS4 version present on my PC. As I opened the PSD file, it showed that the file is corrupted and it cannot be opened. I had tried to open this CS4 PSD file using other applications, but it didn’t work out. What to do now? Is this the permanent loss or can the PSD file be repaired. Please Help”

Adobe PhotoShop CS4 had dominated the photo market for a very long time till the release of its next version. What made people stick to this tool to edit their pictures is that this application has load of features that made work much easier.

Few of them can be listed below:

  • Revolutionary 3D painting and compositing: Get to paint straightforwardly on 3D models, alter gradient maps to 3D objects, increase the depth of layers and text
  • More powerful printing options: Get exceptional printouts with greater enhancements in color
  • Fluid canvas rotation: Just click to easily turn your canvas for trouble-free viewing by taking in any desired angle
  • Better raw image processing: Have the benefit of greater conversion value as you take care of your raw images with industry-leading Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 5 plug-in
  • Auto-alignment of layers: Generate precise composites with upgraded Auto-Align Layers command. Move, warp layers and rotate by the way you like

But you may encounter errors like ‘Photoshop cs4 unexpected end of file error’ while working on CS4 Photoshop file due to any reason and as a result image file may refuse to open next time. Corruption is main cause for PSD file showing error warning and below are the causes listed for the corruption of CS4 PSD files:

  • Virus infection damages all the files and folders that are present in the system including the PSD files created by Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Increase in the number of bad sectors on the hard drive can also cause corrupt PSD files making them inaccessible
  • Compression error while trying to reduce size of the PSD file can damage its header content as a result of which you cannot view the PSD CS4 file
  • Hardware or software malfunction issues can also cause corruption to the PSD file, which may generate error when you try to open the file

Fixing CS4 PSD End of File Error:

Yodot PSD Repair is the best software to fix PSD files on all the latest versions of Windows and Mac OS. With the help of this application, the users can easily fix PSD files that have been compressed with RLE compression technique. Using the powerful repair algorithms in this utility, you can effectively mend PSD files that are having different color modes such as Bitmap, gray scale, indexed color, RGB color, CMYK color, multichannel color and so on. Apart from repairing Photoshop CS4 files, this application can also fix corrupt PSD files created from Photoshop 5.5, Photoshop 6.0, Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS1, CS2, CS3, CS5 and CS6 versions installed in your system.

Simple steps to repair unexpected end of file error in CS4:

  • Download and install Yodot PSD Repair application on your Windows system by logging in as local system administrator
  • Launch the tool and follow the onscreen instructions
  • Click on Browse button to select the damaged PSD file created by CS4
  • Once the PSD file gets selected, click on the repair button that will start the repair process
  • On completion of the repair process, the user can preview the contents that were present in the PSD file
  • You can select on Preview or save options as per the required situation
  • Now browse for the folder where the repaired PSD file has to be saved

Helpful Tips:

  • Install best antivirus protection to prevent virus infection on your computer
  • Always maintain backup of PSD files before updating your Photoshop tool
  • Open your PSD CS4 file by known third party applications