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Any tips for recovering a corrupt FH8 file (Mac)?

Any tips for recovering a corrupt FH8 file (Mac)?

Any tips for recovering a corrupt FH8 file (Mac)?

The message just reads "could not complete your request because an error occurred".  Tried all networked computers, FH*, FH10 and Illustrator CS2 - no luck.  Are there any utilities that might work?

RE: Any tips for recovering a corrupt FH8 file (Mac)?

Apparantly freehand saves a temp0 file on your system.

FreeHand Temp Files


So you could try to find one of the earlier incremental saves if there are multiple temp0 files and provided you saved the document a few times.

Theres lots of file recovery progs....www.google.com, also
"recover corrupt freehand file" in search engine.

Coreldraw imports fh8. (fh9/10 with less success), could try that despite cross platform difference.)

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