The PDF file, being portable as it is, can be stored in a number of removable media devices, which makes viewing and sharing the PDF quite easy. However, sometimes the PDF files become damaged or corrupted when they are not transferred properly. Lets see to repair them.
Be it tablet PCs or mobile devices, PDF file formatted is support on each and every one of them, due to the mass acceptance and usage of the file format. PDF files are used to store and transfer data and images by individuals and organisations. The format is also widely used in the publishing world, specially to create business reports, ebooks and e-magazines. As its name suggests, the PDF file format is highly portable, this means, that PDF files can be stored and carried around on almost every kind of removable devices, such as floppy disks, CDs and USD dongles. PDF files stored in removable devices allow users to access their files on every desktop and laptop machine, provided they have a PDF reader application like Acrobat Reader. However, when a file is not burned or transferred properly, then it tends to become corrupt. A corrupt PDF file, not only damages the system but makes it vulnerable to attacks. When a PDF files becomes damaged and corrupted, it cannot be opened in any reader application, making the information stored in the PDF inaccessible to the users. The problem cannot be ignored if the file contains much needed information, that needs to be accessed on a daily basis. Users can try opening the PDF files by accessing the removable media from another system other than theirs. If they are lucky, then the problem might have been in the PDF reader application on their system which was preventing the files from being opened. If this the case then the PDF file should open in on another computer system. However, if not then users can try converting the files into a different format using online tools, third party software or using Adobe Reader itself. But there is not guarantee that the all the data on the corrupt PDF file will be recovered by converting it. Users can also try finding the reason why the PDF file stored in the removable device got corrupted in the first place. Sometimes, due to long usage, the file system on the removable devices gets damaged, there by corrupting every files on the device. If this the case can, users can try copying the file to a different device. However, it might not help as the PDF is itself damaged. Adobe might offer some help tips, users can always troubleshoot an ailing PDF file by copying the error message that the PDF file is showing when they attempt to open it and pasting the error on Adobe support section and follow the instructions that come there after. However, for repairing corrupt PDF files on removable devices such as floppy, CD and USB, users can also take the help of DataNumen PDF Repair software tool, which is powerful PDF repair tool that can repair files stored in CDs and floppy devices. The software can also be used to recover data from highly damaged files and recover the data stored in it. One of the USPs of the tool is that it can repair files stored on removable media, it is the closest users will come to repairing the PDF files.