Repair Photoshop File Associations


Are you familiar with Photoshop file associations? If not, then precede further happily reading!!!! Whenever you click on a PSD file to access it, the operating system checks associated file format. If OS identifies the .psd file extension, it opens that file in the application associated with its file format. This is what exactly the file association. Apart from setting the default action i.e opening the Photoshop file, you can also select the entries for a PSD file like: Edit, Print, Play, Merge, etc.

Well Adobe Photoshop is one of the professional applications used throughout the world as photo editing tool. Sometimes many Photoshop users come across certain awful scenarios, which can make PSD file inaccessible. A virus attack, improper download and many other unexpected incidents can make your Photoshop file unreadable. Even one can add improper handling of file association to above mentioned reasons for PSD file inaccessibility. This may occur due to few unnecessary mouse clicks when you are trying to accomplish following tasks:

  • When you modify the file association with respect to the PSD file, follow necessary step by step process to complete the task. In case there are any interruptions or inappropriate steps, then you need to be ready to face negative response within Photoshop file
  • If you uninstall or upgrade Adobe Photoshop application, then the file association of older application version will be broken. In such case, the instance you open the PSD files in older edition of the Photoshop application, then the operating system may display an error regarding incompatible file association

One can even fix file association problem with Photoshop. However, in some scenarios due to your needless tension towards simple problems in Adobe Photoshop, you might become victim for sever corruption in Photoshop file. If your Photoshop file is not opening due to any of these reasons, then don’t worry!!! There is a Photoshop file repair utility named Yodot PSD Repair to fix inaccessible PSD file.

How to solve Photoshop file associations?

Yodot PSD Repair tool has simple and interactive interface that makes it possible to repair file association problem with Photoshop file without any difficulties. It contains well-organized algorithms to repair PSD file that not responding on your system. This software can mend all layers of inaccessible PSD file after file association error. It has capability to fix corrupted PSD file created on various versions of Photoshop application such as CS1, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6, 5.5, 6, and 7.0. This Photoshop file repair utility even fixes damaged PSD files from flash drives, external hard drives and memory cards efficiently. The application is compatible with different versions of Windows operating system including Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. Mac users can fix Photoshop file association problem on their Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion systems.

Steps to fix Photoshop file association problem on Windows system:

  • Download Yodot PSD Repair utility and install it in your Windows desktop or laptop
  • Launch the application and proceed with on screen guiding instructions to fix inaccessible PSD file
  • Later click on the “Browse” button to pick unreadable Photoshop file. Next click on “Repair” option
  • You can notice the PSD file fixing process in a progress bar
  • Later you can get different layers of repaired PSD file
  • Finally, save fixed PSD file to your desired location

Follow the precautions:

  • To have the best workflow, open the Photoshop file with associated application
  • It is even better to stop working on PSD file as soon as you notice abnormal behavior in it