Fix PSD Files on Mac OS X

Adobe Photoshop is a popular and most widely used design application by millions of users for editing photos in the field of graphics and photography. Photoshop software was developed and marketed by Adobe. Image files created on using Adobe application are saved in .psd or .pdd file format by default. However users sometimes encounter errors while working with Photoshop image files.

One of common error that can be seen is “Could not complete your request because of a program error”. All Photoshop users would have come across such error message at some point of time. After such error, users won’t be able to open their PSD file on Photoshop application and start worrying about on how to access PSD image file. After getting any sort of error warnings while opening or working on PSD file, users need to understand that their PSD file is corrupted and that is why PSD file not opening in Photoshop application. So how your PSD file got affected on Mac system? There are many causes that might affect PSD file and corrupted it. Few of them are explained below:

  • Photoshop Failure: Application malfunction or faulty installation is main cause for PSD file corruption. This usually happens if the Adobe Photoshop software is not correctly installed or conflicting with some other application installed on your Mac machine
  • Power Surge: If sudden power surge or your system turns off abruptly while editing PSD image file might damage PSD file structure and makes it inaccessible
  • Software Up-gradation: Many Mac users upgrade their Adobe Photoshop application to its latest versions to use newly available features. However, when users open PSD files created using earlier version of Photoshop can lead to EOF errors and likely to damage them
  • Malware Infection: Severe virus or malware infections on storage drive containing your PSD files is regarded as another major factor accountable for corruption of PSD files

So how to mend PSD files on Mac OS X?

In case your PSD file gets corrupt due to any of reasons mentioned above, don’t get upset. By employing tool like Yodot PSD Repair, you can successfully repair corrupt or damaged PSD files on Mac system. You can mend corrupted PSD file saved on any storage drives such as hard disks, USB drives, memory cards, pen drives and so on. Moreover, it can fix PSD files created using any Photoshop version such as CS6, CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS1, CS, Photoshop 5.5, Photoshop 6.0 and Photoshop 7. It perfectly works on 64-bit Mac machines installed with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating systems. Moreover, this tool is compatible to repair psd file in windows 7, 8.x, 10, Vista, XP, Server 2003 and Server 2008

Steps to repair PSD files on Mac:

  • Download Yodot PSD Repair and install it to your Mac machine
  • Run the application and follow the main screen instructions
  • Use “Browse” button to select your corrupt PSD file which is to be repaired
  • After which click on “Repair” button to start the repair process
  • The repair process can be monitored by viewing the progress bar
  • After repair completion, the file displays the repaired PSD file
  • Preview the repaired PSD file by using “Preview” option
  • And finally save the PSD file to your desired location


  • Avoid interruptions while editing your PSD file
  • Do not close or terminate your Mac machine while accessing your PSD file
  • Don’t save your Photoshop file on hard disk containing bad sectors