Photoshop file was not saved with a composite image
By: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)
An unexpected error occurred on Adobe Photoshop Files while on a thumbnail view on a particular PSD files; This layered Photoshop file was not saved with a composite image.
I thought it was a corrupted file or another Photoshop error, but I managed to quickly resolve it by the following solution:
1. Launch or Open the Adobe Photoshop, then open the particular PSD file(s) which does not saved with a composite image while viewing it on thumbnails.
2. Then from the Photoshop File Menu, click Edit then hover to Preferences then click File Handling.
3. From there, you will see the Maximize PSD and PSB File Compatibility. It has an option of: ask, never or always. To notify you while on saving, select ask or always for automatic saving of composite and compatibility file. Click Ok afterwards the selection.
*Preferred Always. (Note: As you saving it with maximize psd file compatibility, the file might be larger and slower to save, it’s because it generates a composite image for thumbnail viewing.)
4. Then save the file again or overwrite it with the same filename. This will generate the composite image on the particular PSD file. Then try to view it on a thumbnail PSD viewer.
I hope this simple tip helps you out! Cheers! 😀
(Note: Adobe – Photoshop Logo/Images/Pictures has a respective copyright. I used it for demonstration purpose only.)