A Simple Approach to Fixing The Unknown or Invalid JPEG Marker Type
So your working with JPEGS in Photoshop and you have encountered the prompt you see above, right? This page will explain how to fix the invalid jpeg marker type the simple way. It’s a bit tedious but it works like a charm. Many suggest using software
to fix the problem with software but this is too complex. I recommend not installing software when you can avoid it. Who wants the computer bloat right? Go to http://www.online-convert.com and convert the image to a TIFF. Then open it back up in Photoshop and save it back to a JPEG. Boom! Problem solved 🙂
Here’s the direct link to convert form corrupt JPEG to TIFF.
This is 100%, has no bogus signup, and is safe and secure.
Why The Unkown or Invalid JPEG Marker Type Error Happens In The First Place
- Saved with a non JPEG extension
- Saving the image directly to a removable hard drive or thumb drive. They copy command sometimes damages the file.
- Sometimes the computer your using damages the file when you apply JPEG compression. Consider not using compression and see what happens.
I know what it feels like when you’re in work mode and you’re stopped in your tracks with this kind of problem. I hope this information gets you back on track fast.