Not able to open Krita file?

Last night I saved something that I had been working on for sometime and I saved it as a Krita file (Kra) as I normally do. I opened it up today and this came up? Any help would be appreciated!

Maybe the file got corrupted. That’s why it’s a good idea to use ‘save as’ or make incremental copies from time to time.
Search for a backup .kra~ file in the same folder, change the name to .kra and try to open it.
Hope it works, as there may not be too many other ways to fix it.

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Yes, there are options, depending how bad the situation is. See https://docs.krita.org/en/KritaFAQ.html?highlight=zip%20repair#how-to-recover-my-files . Note that Krita 4.2.9 and 4.3.0-beta1 work really, really hard to prevent file corruption, and even if you turn of your computer while Krita is still saving, this just should not be possible.

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