How to Restore Accidentally Closed Files on Photoshop

Updated July 20, 2017

Adobe Photoshop is a commercial computer graphics software application. Graphic designers typically use this program for projects such as creating graphics and logos. It is also a used for a variety of other tasks, including photo editing. If you've accidentally closed a file in Adobe Photoshop, you're able to reopen this file from the recently opened files menu, which is a core component of the program.

Launch Adobe Photoshop.

Click on the "File" menu, then click on "Open Recent."

Select the recently opened file from the "Open Recent" sub-menu. The file that was accidentally closed will be present in the sub-menu.

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