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Sun, Sep 14, 2014 2:35 PM

Photoshop CS6: "Could not save a file because of a program error"

"Could not save "a file" because of a program error." CS6, OS 10.9.4Error Message: Could not save “SweetPeaMask.tif” because of a program error. I'm trying to save the file. Tried rebooting, zap-pram, fix permissions. Nothing worked. PSErrorLog.txt: 2014:09:13 18:38:51 : /Volumes/workarea/PS_13.1_Mac_Daily_Retail/20131025.r.54/photoshop/main/photoshop/xcode/../sources/UVMAccess.cpp : 783 : REQUIRE failed.

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6 years ago

Interestingly: this problem is just happening with one file. When I flatten the file I can save it. And other files save just fine.

I am wondering if there is a work-arouind to save this file, as there is a lot of work and layers in it I don't want to save.

Chris Cox are you there?

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It probably means that a mask or layer (which exists outside the bounds of the document) is too large for the PSD format.
Try saving as PSB (large document format) and see if that works.

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6 years ago

Thanks, I'll try this, and keep this in mind in the future. I was able to save my selections, and save adj. layer presets, then open an original version of the file before I worked on it, and transfer the selections and adj. layer presets to this file, and recreate the file I couldn't save. I saved this version as a PSD. This worked. I also deleted one layer at a time to see if the file would save, which it didn't. Interesting problem. I'm good for now.

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6 years ago

Still have these errors! I do not want to save in a flattenend version. I want to save my layer version!

OSX 10.10.1 latest CC version

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a year ago

Preferences > File Handling > Uncheck "save in background"

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Ah man THIS WORKED, you saved me thank you

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This worked too! Thank you very much! Brilliant!

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Thank you thank you thank you