Best Techniques To Recover Corrupted PDF File

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  • Updated on January 19th, 2023

PDF is the most reliable file format to share the data and information within the organization. But, what if PDF file is accidentally deleted or get corrupted. For such situations, I have the best techniques to “Recover Corrupted PDF File”.

Before we go through the ways to restore a corrupt PDF file its necessary to give light on what is PDF file and how it gets corrupted?

PDF is a portable document format that is majorly used for data exchange. It is independent of hardware, software, and operating system. This file format can be protected by a password.

Reason Behind The Need To Recover PDF File:

  1. The corrupted operating system of the PC.
  2. Inappropriate shut down of the system.
  3. If the hard drive is deleted whether intentionally or unintentionally.
  4. When the partition The download of PDF file in not proper.

Methodologies to recover corrupted PDF file

Now, as we are aware of the term PDF and reason behind the corrupted file. So, now is the time to discuss the methods to repair them. Below are some easy methods to repair the PDF file.

Method1:- Using Adobe Reader

To use this method firstly check the update of Adobe Acrobat.

  1. Go to Adobe Reader >> Click on help >> Check for updates.
  2. See if the program is not up to date then install its latest version.
  3. Now repair PDF file using the latest version.

Method2:- Restore From Previous Version

This method can be used only if you have created a backup of PDF file because from there you can restore the file and can repair it.

    1. Go to Windows Explorer. Open properties and click on the previous version.
    2. A list will appear which contains all the old versions of PDF file. Select the file and click on the “open” button and after that click on “restore”.

With the help of the above mention steps, you can easily restore corrupt/deleted PDF files.

Method3:- Third-Party Tool

To use the third-party PDF Recovery tool is one of the best technique to recover the PDF file. The features of the tool are amazing. The best part to use this tool is that it does not require any technical knowledge. Some of the feature is as follows:

      1. Support recovery of multiple files in one go.
      2. No limitation with the size of the file.
      3. Have dual-mode of recovery.
      4. Simple and interactive user-interface.

In this blog, I have shared the information regarding PDF files like what is PDF files, reasons for the corrupted PDF file and some easy techniques to recover corrupted PDF files. I hope this is helpful to you. You can go through any method to repair the file but I would suggest you use a third-party tool.

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