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Jpeg Repair

Your digital photos are damaged?
Jpeg repair software will help you to restore corrupted and truncated Jpeg and Psd files!

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This typically happens due to a variety of reasons:
Incorrect file recovery after deletion
Storage media formatting
Transferring files from one device to another
Shooting on a digital camera, especially with an old SD card
A computer crash
Computer viruses
Hacker attacks


Be that as it may, you don't need to get your hopes up. Sometimes pictures can be repaired. Here are the most common and affordable ways to restore corrupted and truncated digital photos.

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Repair Damaged JPEG and PSD files

Sometimes when you try to open a picture on your computer, the system generates an error report and provides messages like:

"This file type is not supported"
"Windows Photo Viewer can't open this picture"
"The file is not an image"

... or something along those lines. Or, it may be opened with jpeg artifacts. These are all cases which point to a file/s being damaged.

Picture Doctor

If none of the above helps to open the image, you should use professional software to repair JPEG files.

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Picture Doctor is a great tool for eliminating defects in graphic files. The program works with the following formats:

• JPEG (EXIF, JFIF);
• PSD (Adobe Photoshop 3, 4, 5, CS).

Corrected images are saved in BMP format. The software is compatible with Windows 7, and Windows 8.

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Jpeg Recovery Software

The program is very simple and intuitive- even for inexperienced users. The tool basically works via two operating keys - 'Add files' and 'Start Rescuе'. Picture Doctor finds algorithms to recover a picture/s automatically. You just have to wait for the operation to complete.

Key features of the tool are:

  • improved file repairing algorithms;
  • the ability to select a folder for saving images;
  • the ability to reproduce objects with the original parameters (palette, dimensions);
  • it displays the information about bad sectors and technical file parameters;
  • batch mode;
  • small weight;
  • the ability to install on a home PC.
But the main advantage of the latest version is the ability to restore all layers of PSD files in Adobe Photoshop. You should download the distribution kit to your computer or to a USB flash drive from this page in order to start using the program. There is no charge for the demo version. However, it will be necessary to register and buy the license in order to use all the tool's features.


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FREE Ways to Repair damaged JPEG files

1. Rename damaged files

One of the easiest ways to recover files is to rename them without changing the file extension (JPEG). Save the image under a new name and try to access it again.

2. Convert JPEG to a different format

Also, inaccessible JPEG files may be successfully opened using another file format. For example, you can try to transform JPEG to JPG. It's actually the same format but spelled differently. However, some photo viewers recognize only three extension letters, so it may help. Open the file with editing software that supports the extension and select 'File', then 'Save as'. Here, choose JPEG and save it. You can also try converting JPEG files into PSD format using a free online converter.

3. Open pictures in Microsoft Paint

Keep in mind, there might just be a program error. So, try to open the damaged photo/s using another type of image viewer like Microsoft Paint. If that doesn't work, we recommend you try to open the image using a web browser.

4. CHKDSK

Try to access the damaged JPEG file after running CHKDSK. This fixes problems caused by bad sectors on the drive. Follow these steps to execute CHKDSK:
1. Connect a memory card with JPEG files to your computer.
2. Press Windows + 'R' key, type 'CMD' and press OK.
3. Enter CHKDSK (drive letter) / f in the command window, for example, 'CHKDSK h:/f'.
4. After the process is complete, restart your computer and try to access the JPEG files again.

5. Command-line repair

Here is another method to repair a damaged JPEG file using the command-line (CMD):
1. Go to the Windows start button, search 'CMD' and run it as an administrator with the help of a right-click.
2. Enter 'sfc' or 'scan' in the command prompt and press 'Enter'.
3. Remember, it takes time to scan and repair damaged images in the system.
4. Then, reboot the computer.



... Or just use Picture Doctor

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🙋Frequently Asked Questions

Repairing corrupted files in the program are carried out in three simple steps:

Unfortunately, Picture Doctor does not fix all kinds of defects, but half of the photos usually turn out to be viewable. It is dependent upon the number of bad sectors in the file. It is also important to take into account the format of the uploaded image/s. The program supports PSD and JPEG. Therefore, you should initially convert it to JPEG if the file is already saved in PNG, GIF, JPG or under any other format.

The free demo version allows you to distinguish whether the file can be repaired or not. However, the result will be saved with a black rectangle in the middle. You need to purchase the license to remove it.

Objects are reconstructed in the original size, quality, and palette.

No, the program can't find or recover deleted pictures or photos. Repair refers to fixing errors that prevent you from opening a file and viewing an image. It repairs distorted, divided, blurry and pixilated images.

The program is multilingual and you can choose from one of the twelve language versions through the menu 'Rescue' - 'Language': English, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Vietnamese, Hungarian, Korean, Greek and Chinese. Technical support is also multilingual.

The utility takes up only 1.3 MB on your disk. The program barely uses any resources during the repair of damaged photos. So, you can let it repair image defects in the background while you perform other actions on your computer.

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