Many Mac users have faced the situation where the files can not be opened on the Macbook. The simple reason for that can be the corruption of the file, however the cause of corruption can be many. The file can be corrupted when the transfer or editing remains incomplete, the Mac hard drive corruption can also lead to corrupted files. The virus infection is another reason for the corruption of file. The corrupted files can be replaced by a fresh which is saved in the time machine backup. If the time machine does not work then you can use any of your personal backup resource. When the backup is found nowhere then the last option would be the Mac data recovery software to resolve files can not be opened on the Macbook. The software will scan the Mac drive for the corrupted files and then it will present the list of files in the preview. You can select the files and they will be fixed and restored. So you can now open the files and start editing it when the files can not be opened on the Macbook problem is solved.