Resolved - File is Not Compatible with This Version of Photoshop

Updated on September 14, 2020

"Could not complete your request because the file is not compatible with this version of Photoshop" error while to access or save an image file is Adobe Photoshop is quite common. Check it out how to fix this issue with Photoshop file with Remo PSD Repair, a free tool to fix any issues in Photoshop PSD and PDD files. Download Remo PSD Repair for free, and start fixing the issues at your fingertips..!

An error message "Could not complete your request because the file is not compatible with this version of Photoshop" while saving the image file in Photoshop application. This indicates that there is some problem with the file or the Photoshop application.
There are many tools available to fix this error "The file is not compatible with this version of Photoshop". This article talks about the best tool available to fix Photoshop incompatible file error

What are the causes for PSD file corruption

  • Opening PSD file in an incompatible version of Photoshop
  • Upgrading Photoshop in an improper way
  • Terminating the Photoshop application abruptly

How to Fix “File is Not Compatible Error” on Photoshop

One of the main cause for this error could be corruption in the PSD file, you can fix this particular error by repairing the damaged PSD file. Any of your attempts fix the issue by reinstalling or upgrading the application might not work, in case the file is corrupted. Well, you might be wondering how can the corrupted PSD file be fixed in a safe way? You can repair PSD files with the help of Remo Repair PSD software.

Quick Solution to Fix PSD File Error – Remo PSD Repair

Remo PSD Repair software will easily fix corrupt PSD file which returns an error message while trying to open. The application only extracts contents from the corrupt .psd file, and saves it in a healthy new file. Thus the original PSD file is not further damaged.

The software not only repairs corrupted PSD file, but it also recovers its layers. It fixes damaged PSD, PSB and PDD files on various Adobe Photoshop versions. Moreover, the utility repairs PSD files along with its color modes. Large sized .psd and .pdd files can also be fixed.

How do I Fix PSD File Error:

Step 1: : Download and install Remo Repair PSD software on your system. Run the application, and select the PSD file to be fixed using Browse option.

Photoshop Error File Not Compatible with this Version - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: After selecting the file, click Repair option. You can see the repair progress screen.

Photoshop Error File Not Compatible with this Version - Progress Bar

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: After repair process is completed, you can preview the fixed PSD file using Preview option.

Photoshop Error File Not Compatible with this Version - Preview Files

Figure 3: Preview Files

Step 4: Save the repaired PSD file using Save option

Photoshop Error File Not Compatible with this Version - Save Files

Figure 4: Save Rescued Items

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