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Causes of PDF Corruptions in Mac & Win:
Submitted by Tom_Patrick
Posted Jun 15 2012 02:01 AM
Idea is to highlight some known & unknown reasons behind a PDF file corruption.
Bad Download: Blame it to the internet connection that halted the complete downloading of the PDF files on your system. It's the most basic reasons behind the PDF file corruption. To download properly, make sure the internet doesn't disconnect in between. If it does then reconnect and try again, also many times when download is halted you may actually get a pdf file downloaded incompletely. These improper download files generally refuse to open.
Bad Creation of the PDF file: Aren't there too many tools to create a PDF file. Some might be genuine but others are total time waste. And when user creates a PDF file using a bad pdf creator tool then after downloading it on the desktop it may got corrupt. Also it may not be compatible with the pdf tool which you use.
Sudden Shutdown: A sudden shutdown of the system also becomes the cause if a PDF corruption opened at the time of shut-down.
Virus Threats: PDFs are vulnerable to threats from viruses & malwares. They may easily be corrupted by these threats. Updated anti-virus software will ensure even newly created viruses intruding your system.
Please list some more causes of PDF corruption & solutions if any. You may also list freeware, shareware tools which repair corrupted PDF files.
Alternative solution by helenron
Posted Jun 22 2012 03:18 AM
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Alternative solution by George Kaiser
Posted Jul 01 2012 09:22 AM
Some email systems do not handle PDF attachments correctly so either one needs to enable the PDF attahcment mime or send the PDF as a zip file.
Alternative solution by Tom_Patrick
Posted Jul 02 2012 07:00 PM
Yes, you are absolutely correct. Thanks for adding this strong reason for pdf corruption.
Alternative solution by ajms1989
Posted Jul 12 2012 11:09 AM
Tom, I think the you have well-educated users about the reasons of pdf file corruption in Mac but also left the solution part to be completed by the users itself. To bring this to the knowledge of Mac users who go through deep trouble when a pdf file corrupts, I would like to mention the tool which is Stellar Phoenix PDF Repair for Mac. I made sure to try the demo first instead of purchasing the tool at one go. Thankfully the free demo worked perfectly and now I also owned this software which would help me tackle any near future pdf file corruption.
Alternative solution by annice1
Posted Aug 29 2012 03:51 AM
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Alternative solution by Olivia D
Posted Mar 20 2013 11:04 PM
Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with all of us. It is really informative and useful. However I know one more software that can help to recover PDF. The name of the software is Yodot File Recovery. I have used this software and I was really surprised by its performance. It recovered not only PDF file but also all the files from my hard drive. One should also use this software.