Fix if Preview crashes when opening files such as PDF or image in OS X
Many mac users face a common issue when using Preview app in Mac OS X (Especially Yosemite). The Preview get crashed, stops working suddenly or quits unexpectedly when opening PDF and image files. How to fix such these problems?
According to Apple Support Communities, This happens on multiple documents. Often simply re-opening the same document immediately will work. Other times it may crash several times in a row and then open fine. Documents that opened successfully the first time may crash on second opening then open fine third time.
How to fix?
If it frequently happens, take following steps to solve the issue:
Access Library from Menu bar (Keep holding the “Option” key and “Library” will be visible under Go on Menu bar) > Delete these items if you see any of them:
- Group Containers/com.apple.Preview
You can make a backup by copying all of them to a folder on the desktop before deleting if you want.