Fix PSD Files that are Not Opening in Photoshop CS6

We’ve heard a number of instances where PSD files don’t open in Photoshop CS6. If you are someone experiencing this issue, dont worrry! We are here to help you repair the PSD file and open it easily on CS6. Works with PSD of all sizes and even with RLE compressed ones. Download a free trial and check out it today!

There may be times when your Photoshop CS6 refuses to open PSD files. Whether you open it using File > Open or directly go to the file and select Photoshop, none of these methods seem to work. What to do in such situations? How do you get a PSD file to open in CS6? All of these details will be covered in this article here.

First of all check we need to check if there is a problem with a particular PSD file or the CS6 application. To do that, try opening other files in CS6. If you are able to do it, it indicates that the application is fine, but there is a problem with a particular PSD file. If none of the files are opening, there may be a problem with Photoshop. In that case, reinstalling Photoshop CS6 is found to resolve the problem in most cases.

Reasons for corruption in PSD files

PSD files are in general very complex in nature and hence vulnerable to corruption. Listed below are some of the main reasons.

  • Closing Photoshop when you are working on a PSD file
  • System crash when CS6 is open
  • Inappropriate compression techniques used to compress PSD files
  • Converting a PSD file to other formats can cause corruption

Fix ‘PSD files not opening in CS6’ using SFWare PSD Repair Software

SFWare PSD repair tool is a great choice for repairing corrupt PSD files. Whether these files are corrupt due to improper termination of Photoshop, inappropriate compression or due to system crash, they can all be repaired using the tool.

The advantage of using SFWare is that your original files are kept safe. This is possible because the software works using a read mechanism to extract contents and repair errors. Once errors are fixed, a new file is created along with all the layers, color modes and text. So you don’t have to worry about the tool causing damage to your original file.

Procedure to repair PSD using SFWare PSD repair software

To repair the PSD file, all you have to do is perform 3 clicks after downloading the software on your computer.

Step 1. Firstly, select the PSD file that you have trouble opening. This can be done by clicking on the Browse button

Step 2. Then click Repair for the software to start repairing your file

Step 3. Once the repair process is complete, enjoy a free preview of the repaired file and save it in a desired location

Additional features of SFWare PSD repair software

  • Has the ability to work with both PSD and PDD files
  • Can work with large or RLE compressed PSD files
  • Ability to recover all layers of the PSD file separately
  • Supports all color modes like Bitmap, gray-scale, CMYK color, duotone, multi-channel color

Supported Adobe Photoshop Versions:

Adobe Photoshop 5.5, Photoshop 6.0, Photoshop 7.0, CS, CS1, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5 and CS6

Supported Windows OS versions

Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Xp, Windows Vista etc

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