Why Photoshop Refuses to Open PSD Files?

Adobe Photoshop is the master application that is used to design and edit images as preferred by the users. The files that are created by Adobe Photoshop will be stored with .PSD file extension and PSD stands for “Photo Shop Document”. PSD files are widely used and supported to some extent of other competing software. Similar to other image files, even this PSD files are not free from corruption or damage due to any of the application fault or human errors.

“About three weeks ago I spent a lot of time on editing RAW photos of my artwork that I used for show applications. I saved edited PSD file as my master image for each painting. Today I went to open the master .psd for one of my painting, but I encountered with an error such that “could not complete your request because the file is not compatible with this version of Photoshop”. I also tried to open this PSD file on other computer, but it couldn’t work. So I need help for fixing this error with my PSD file.”

Don’t worry; your work will not be lost because of these errors that are encountered with your PSD files. You can easily repair such type of problems by using third party PSD repair applications. Before knowing about the repair software, let us know why this PSD files refuses to open or reasons for not opening?

Causes for PSD file not opening on Photoshop:-

  • If your PSD file is infected by virus or other spacious program, then you can’t open .psd files on Photoshop
  • Similarly if your PSD file header get corrupted or damaged you may encounter error while opening this files
  • By mistake if you change the extension of PSD file, then your PSD file might get damaged and throw error when you try to open it
  • Due to sudden interruption like power surge, system failure etc. can damage your PSD files, which refuse to open on Photoshop application
  • When you upgrade your Adobe Photoshop application to its latest version and try to open PSD files that are created by using previous version, you might encounter with EOF error
  • Due to Photoshop application malfunction the PSD file that are accessed on application may get damaged and refuses to open for next time>

Every Adobe Photoshop users will be suffering from similar or other type of problem with their Photoshop application while editing or designing images. If you are one of them, then don’t get upset. Instead of that better search for eminent Photoshop repair software, which is capable of fixing your PSD files that are not opening or other issues that are occurred while using Photoshop program? But most of the users prefer Yodot PSD Repair tool as best for fixing their PSD files that could not be opened on Photoshop software.

Best PSD file repair software:

Yodot PSD Repair software is mainly designed to repair Photoshop files that are created by various versions of Abode Photoshop application on Windows operating system. Yodot PSD Repair tool not only repair PSD file that are not opening on Photoshop; but it also fixes PSD file that has different color modes like Bitmap, Gray-scale, Indexed color, RGB color, CMYK color and Lab color. This application is compatible with all versions of Windows operating system. This tool can easily fix RLE compressed PSD files that are created by Adobe Photoshop. It also fixes error Photoshop CS6 could not find data file, Photoshop unexpected end of file error, could not initialize Photoshop not enough memory error, not a valid Photoshop document error, and other error messages with ease.

How to use PSD file repair software on Windows?

  • Download and install Yodot PSD Repair on your Windows operating system
  • Follow the on screen procedure that are provided for you to run and repair Photoshop PSD files
  • Click on “Browse” option to select the path of the PSD file that is to be repaired
  • After selecting the particular PSD file, click on “Repair” option and you can see the progress bar on next window
  • The fixing of PSD file takes only few minutes and displays the repaired PSD file with different layers of the respective PSD file
  • You can also view fixed Photoshop files by using “Preview” option present on the tool
  • Then you can save the repaired Photoshop PSD files to your preferred location on Windows PC


  • Don’t use any third party application for changing PSD file to other file format
  • It’s good to have backup of your PSD or Photoshop files on other storage device
  • Regularly update your Adobe Photoshop to avoid application malfunctioning