The problem of corrupted photos is so common that it’s actually quite futile to punish anyone who forgot to make a backup and accidentally got their photos damaged. To be honest damaging photos is more dangerous than deleting because it’s harder to restore. Still, when such things happen, you can try to fix corrupt JPG files and here’s where Picture Doctor can help. This program by SoftOrbits is a great example of task-specific software that’s cut out for the task of fixing corrupted JPEG files. If it doesn’t help you, we don’t know what will.
So let’s have a closer look at how we can fix corrupt JPG files using Picture Doctor.
1. Remember where your files are stored, plug in the device or locate the files on your internal hard drive and add them to the program’s main window using the Add Files button.
2. Check the list of added files, perhaps you missed something. If everything’s fine, proceed to the next step.
3. In order to find the files that are going to be recovered afterwards, you should pick a destination folder.
4. Now you’re all set to start fixing your corrupt JPG files. It won’t take long at all.
Picture Doctor supports both JPG and PSD files, so the projects that have been unfinished, will be restored as well. If you have many files, you shouldn't worry either because the program supports batch processing. The program is very user-friendly and won’t take long to master. It’s also available for a free trial and you can evaluate it before making a purchase.