PSD file means Adobe Photoshop document. It is a common file format in Adobe Photoshop, so Photoshop users are quite familiar PSD format. The questions posted at the beginning of this article are common questions for many people because PSD files might be lost due to this or that kind of reason. Have you ever encountered the similar problem? What can you do to get back lost PSD documents? Are you searching for data recovery software which is able to restore deleted PSD files in various situations? Today, this article will introduce how to recover lost PSD files by using a data recovery program.
A data recovery program is able to recover PSD files when you did not make any backup. iCare Data Recovery is a data recovery tool, which supports to recover not only PSD files but also all other kinds of files. This data recovery software is a read-only data recovery program that is compatible with almost all Windows OS such as Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 and Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and more, so you just need to install it on a Windows computer to perform PSD deleted recovery. This data recovery software works on all storage media for data recovery, so you can use it to recover lost PSD documents from any device like USB thumb drive, pen drive, external hard drive, hard disk drive, etc. This software enables you to restore data without causing any damage to the system or storage media.
Preparation: Free download and install iCare Data Recovery on Windows computer. Connect the storage media where PSD files got lost to this computer and launch the data recovery software. Finally, follow the steps below to recover deleted PSD files:
Step1. You should select a proper scan mode after running the software on your computer.
Step2. Choose the storage media where data got lost and then the software will scan it to search lost files. You only need to wait patiently before scanning is finished.
Step3. You are allowed to preview files after scanning. Then, you can select the lost PSD files and save them to another drive.
PSD refers to Adobe Photoshop documents. .PSD is the filename extension of Photoshop files. Many people know Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop, namely PS, is raster graphics editor developed by Adobe Systems. Nowadays, Photoshop is widely used by many people. For example, you might use Photoshop to edit some family photos. Or you might handle some pictures to make it more beautiful. You can use Photoshop to edit any photo you like, but you need to save those photos to a storage media after editing. If you did not save the photos after editing, the photos cannot store on the Photoshop. Usually you install a Photoshop program on computer and then select an image from computer internal hard disk drive to edit. Finally, you can save the images to the disk drive after editing. When you edit images by using Photoshop, you might mistakenly delete some images from hard disk drive. If so, you can use iCare Data Recovery to recover deleted files. This data recovery software supports all brands of hard disk drive like Seagate, Samsung, Maxtor, Hitachi, Western Digital, etc for deleted PSD file recovery.
You can save a PSD file to removable disk like USB stick. For example, you might move PSD files to a USB stick from hard disk in order to move the files to another computer. However, it is not absolutely safe to files on any storage media. You might mistakenly delete PSD files from USB stick. Or you might accidentally format USB stick and delete all files on it. Or you might be unable to access a USB stick because system reports that USB stick is not formatted. Anyway, iCare Data Recovery is also able to recover lost PSD files from USB stick and other removable disk in different situations. For example, you are able to restore PSD files from external hard drive, pen drive, hard disk drive and more. You should remember not to write new files to the USB stick when PSD files got lost due to deleting, formatting, not formatted error, RAW drive error and more other reasons. Any new added data might overwrite the PSD files in which situation you are unable to get them back.
As you know, you can edit a PSD file on Photoshop. You usually select one or more images and open it on Photoshop, and then you can edit the images. You might merge several images into one image, or you might add some words to the images, etc. After editing the images, you should save them. What if you forget to save Photoshop PSD files after editing? Is it possible to recover unsaved PSD files? Well, iCare Data Recovery is data recovery software that is able to restore lost data from a storage device. If you did not save the PSD files to any storage media, the data recovery software is not able to recover unsaved data. Therefore, you should remember save the PSD files to a disk drive after editing on Photoshop program.
1. If you delete PSD files from computer internal hard disk drive, you can check recycle bin to see if deleted files there. You had better make it clear whether you still need the PSD files before deleting data on recycle bin.
2. If you cannot find deleted PSD files on recycle bin, you need to use data recovery software. Before getting back the lost files, you should not write new data to the storage media where PSD data got lost.
3. If disk drive reports error message and disables you to view PSD files, you had better not fix the error before recovering lost data. For example, you had better not format the disk drive even when you receive message like disk drive is not formatted do you want to format it now. If you accidentally format a disk drive which reports not formatted error, you should stop writing new files to this drive. Improper operation might result in unexpected data loss and make it unrecoverable. You can fix the error after data recovery
4. Whether you lose data from computer internal hard disk or a removable disk, you should prevent unexpected physical damage to the disk drive. No data recovery software is available for data recovery from a storage media that is physically damaged.
PSD file refers to Photoshop documents, which is the default file format for Adobe Photoshop. A PSD file is usually supported by Adobe Photoshop. If you want to edit or view a PSD file on other program, you usually need to convert a PSD file to other format like JPG, BMP, etc. Usually, it might occupy a large amount of disk space when you need to save a PSD file which contains many layers.