Repair Photoshop Error Could Not Parse the File

“I have downloaded a PNG file and edited it in Photoshop application. I have used ‘Save as’ command and changed its extension to PSD. After edition, I have deleted original PNG file from my system. Now when I try to open that edited PSD file; I keep getting error message that ‘the file module cannot parse the file’. I have rebooted my computer to get rid of this error but it did not work out. The error message is displaying more and more frequently. Does anyone know how can I solve this problem with Adobe Photoshop file?”

If you use Photoshop tool to edit photos, then you are more familiar with it. Photoshop application has a unique user interface for creating graphics according to your need. However, some errors might come across and spoil your entire work. There can be numerous errors and ‘Adobe Photoshop cannot parse the file’ error is one of them. Usually Photoshop error cannot parse file and other serious errors can occur when your Photoshop file is corrupted. In the initial stage, opening program will be slower and there will be lag in response time. At the same time when multiple applications are running, you might encounter sudden crash or freeze of Photoshop file. The situation gets worse, when you do not have backup of those Photoshop files. Below given are scenarios liable for displaying Photoshop cannot parse the file error:

  • Few users click on “File” option and choose “Exit” from it to safely quit Photoshop file. But many users do not follow this method and directly click on cross mark at the right upper side. This will results upon displaying Photoshop cannot parse the file error
  • Improperly reinstalling operating system, corrupt system files, bad sectors etc. could make Photoshop to display the error message about not parsing the file
  • Incomplete transfer of PSD file due to power surge or system shutdown may damage internal structure of Photoshop file making it show Photoshop cannot parse the file error message
  • Adobe Photoshop file displays cannot parse the file when your system hard drive is turned off without following proper way

Software for fixing Photoshop file error:

Usage of right PSD file repair software can resolve error Photoshop file cannot parse the file. So, do not delete PSD file that shows error message and instead download software named Yodot PSD Repair software on your computer to fix Adobe Photoshop file showing cannot parse the file to it accessible file again. You are able to repair Photoshop file could not save file because disk is full error and can repair Photoshop image files after Photoshop unable to save due to program error, Photoshop cannot save file more than 2gb, Photoshop file not readable error, PSD is not a valid Photoshop document, Photoshop CS not supported error and many such errors that blocked you from accessing Photoshop file. It supports fixing PSD files that have 1, 8, 16, and 32 bits per channel with different color modes. Along with this, you can fix PSD and PDD files of Adobe Photoshop CS6, Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS4, Photoshop CS3, Photoshop CS2, Photoshop CS1, Photoshop CS, Photoshop 5.5, Photoshop 6.0 and Photoshop 7.0 versions on both Windows (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003 and 2008) and Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite) operating systems.

Guidelines to repair Photoshop cannot parse the file error:

  • Download Yodot PSD Repair software and install it to your Windows computer
  • Soon after following instructions to install the application, run it to repair PSD file
  • Click on “Browse” option to select corrupted PSD file
  • After selection, just hit on “Repair” to commence the scanning process
  • Once the repairing process is done, you can view different layers of a particular Photoshop PSD file
  • At last choose a location to store repaired Photoshop file to any location on your computer

Important Measures:

  • Never try to shut down your computer when PSD file is running or open from background
  • Holding another copy of Photoshop file is the best way to avoid corruption or file loss scenario