spFile.OpenBinary() error : file could not be opened

Are you facing this problem while opening the spfile using the url..?
SPFile spFile = web.GetFile("/Document Library Name/" + FileName+ ".jpg");
byte[] binFile = spFile.OpenBinary();  <----- error that file could not be opened
Here is the solution.
Get the SPListItem that contains your file.
Use CAML Query to get the list item by passing the column name and its value.
    SPList list= web.Lists["Document Library Name"];
    SPQuery query = new SPQuery();
    query.Query = "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name=\"" + columnName + "\"/><Value Type=\"Text\">" + value + "</Value></Eq></Where>";
    SPListItemCollection itmColl = SPListItemCollection itmcol = list.GetItems(query);
    SPFile picture=null;
    if (itmcol.Count > 0)
        picture = itmcol[0].File;
        //byte[] binFile = spFile.OpenBinary();
     byte[] fileData = picture.OpenBinary();

Vikas Kottari

Hi. I’m a SharePoint Developer. I’m Microsoft Certified Professional on SharePoint. I work on O365, SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SPFx and also I’m Full stack .NET Developer. I’m Foodie, Dreamer and Photographer. Inspired to make things looks better.