Tool for Repairing PSD Files on Mac OS X


“I am not a graphical designer but still with lot of efforts and time, I have created a poster with different images of my best friend to present it on her birthday. After creating the poster on Adobe Photoshop, I thought to add some more features to that picture in order to make it more attractive. But, while giving finishing touch, my Mac system was abnormally terminated due to power failure. After sometime, I turned on the system to complete the editing work, but the PSD file refused to open and showed error warning “Unable to open the requested file”. Now I am truly worried about how to access that PSD file. Does anyone suggest me a simple way to access my precious .psd file on Mac?”

PSD is the image file format used by Adobe Photoshop. Nowadays Adobe Photoshop is more popularly used image processing software, because it provides significant feature like quick image editing, better mask adjustment panel,smoother zooming, cropping, slicing, and so on. Therefore, this application delivers attractive and enhanced PSD file by masking some portions of images. Similar to a coin that has two faces, this application also has some pros and cons. Till here we discussed its advantages, now let us look into certain critical conditions or logical errors as discussed in below scenario that lead to Photoshop image corruption.

  • External Threats: If there are any viruses or Trojans in your Mac system, then they act as threats to all files and folders on your system. Harmful viruses corrupt your files including PSD files, if an antivirus application is not installed or updated in your Macintosh machine
  • End of File Error: Improperly terminating Adobe Photoshop application might lead to PSD file corruption on Mac system. In such instances, Photoshop fails to preserve details about PSD files like header information and other properties of the PSD file. When you try to open such Photoshop file, then you may notice an error message stating that “Unexpected end of file”
  • Adobe Photoshop Version Compatibility Issues: In some instances while opening PDS files you may warned with on screen alerts saying “Difficult to read all layers of PSD file”. Such error messages occur when you trying to access PSD file that not compatible with your Adobe Photoshop application and results to PSD file corruption
  • Other Reasons: PSD file becomes unreadable or inaccessible due to source file issues, disk failure errors, interruptions while transferring or downloading PSD files, improper upgradation of Adobe Photoshop application, etc

In case, you encountered with any of these scenarios, then instantly stop working with Adobe Photoshop in order to avoid further corruption of PSD file and make use of potent PSD repair tool for Mac such as Yodot PSD Repair tool

What makes Yodot PSD Repair tool best?

Yodot PSD Repair utility is crafted with high-end technology and modules, which enables to repair isolated PSD files to create a healthy PSD file. This program aids to fix entire corrupted Photoshop .psd and .pdd files without modifying its original content. It can mend PSD image even from external hard drive, memory cards, USB drive and other storage devices on Mac Os X. Moreover, this application supports repair of Photoshop files created using all editions of Adobe Photoshop such as Photo shop CS6, CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS1, 7.0, 6.0, and 5.0. It also fixes all layers of PSD file including with depth of 1, 8, 16, 32 bits per channel.

Steps to repair PSD files on Macintosh system:

  • Download and install Yodot PSD Repair application to your Macintosh system
  • Launch the software as a system admin and proceed with the main screen instructions
  • By using “Browse” button select your damaged or corrupt Photoshop PSD file which is to be repaired
  • Later click on “Repair” button to order to begin the PSD file repair process
  • You can monitor the repair process by viewing the progress bar
  • After fixing inaccessible PSD file, the software displays the repaired PSD file along with all its different layers
  • Conform the PSD file repairing process by previewing the renovated Adobe PSD file by using “Preview” option
  • At last save that PSD file using “Save” button to your desired destination location

Mandatory instruction to be followed:

  • Enable the “Auto save” option on Adobe Photoshop so that PSD file gets saved automatically at the time of abrupt system shut down
  • Always go for registered antivirus software, in order to keep your Mac system bug free
  • The best workflow is to backup your most desired PSD files on some other storage media