MS Word application in Mac OSX which allows you to manage Word documents and save them to .doc format and can even export to PDF as well as HTML formats and this is the reason why it is used by a large number of mac users. But certain situations occur where you might be unable to open mac word documents containing important reports, brochures, newsletters or more. This may be due to file corruption issues that turns them inaccessible leading to even data loss. In such situations, the need to perform word recovery mac arises.
Suppose you are trying to open word document on system installed with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard operating system but during this, the following error message appears instead of opening the file:
“Microsoft Word cannot be opened because of a problem.
Check with the developer to make sure Microsoft Word works with this version of Mac OS X. You may need to reinstall the application. Be sure to install any available updates for the application and Mac OS X.”
Some of the probable reasons can be the improper installation of Mac Office suite, corrupt/damaged word document or when office applications are not present in its original locations or moved to a new one.
Solution: You must make sure that the applications exist in its original location i.e. Macintosh HD\Applications\Microsoft Office 2008 o Macintosh HD\Applications\Microsoft Office 2011.If it is not, then make a fresh installation of mac office application and then restart the system to observe changes.But if the above solutions does not help you at all, then there must be corruption issues associated with Word documents. In such cases, Disk Utility can be opted for which works to resolve minor corruption issues but sometimes fails in cases of severe corruption and thus the best would be to use mac data recovery tool which is capable to perform word recovery mac process in an efficient and competent manner with involvement of only few simple steps.