How to Fix DIVX File on Windows 7?

“It doesn’t happen all the time, but when it strikes you find it hard to overcome it. I used to play DIVX videos in media player on my Windows 7 system without facing any trouble; but yesterday, when I double clicked on DIVX video file, it popped out error stating that DIVX video file is corrupt and cannot be played. I have been very busy these days so couldn’t really take out time to solve this problem. Hence I am in hope of getting some helpful solution, be it a manual procedure or any technique to fix my DIVX file so that it plays without any displaying any error. Thanks!”

DIVX as we all know is one of the most widely used file formats for accessing videos in compressed way. The best part here is that quality of video remains same even though it has been reduced in size. You can play DIVX media file on different media players on Windows 7 system without facing any interruption, but at times you may find unusual behavior of video files. For instance, DIVX video freezes and refuses to play forward. At this time, you would be probably thinking as what can be done to overcome this issue? There are many third party tools developed for the purpose of repairing DIVX files on Windows system. But prior to that, we suggest you to know the facts that corrupt DIVX files on Windows 7 system as listed below:

  • Virus / malware attack on Windows PC can severely damage DIVX video file making it inaccessible to users
  • Users cannot play DIVX files on Windows 7 computer if they are saved on bad sectors on hard drive
  • Usage of improper media players to play DIVX video, sudden power failure or system crash while playing or transferring could corrupt DIVX videos making them unplayable

DIVX video repair tool for Windows 7:

Yodot AVI Repair is a free tool available online to repair corrupted video files of AVI, DIVX, and XVID formats on Windows and Mac systems. This utility is straightforward, i.e. it sticks to the task assigned and carries out DIVX video repair procedure without making any alterations or changes in original video file content. It has been designed with simple interactive interface and easy to use list of options for fixing damaged DIVX video that won’t play on Windows 7. Other than DIVX file, you can also try out to repair AVI files on Windows 7 and also XVID videos by using this video file repair tool. In addition to Windows 7, this video repair utility comes in two separate versions to fix corrupt or not playing AVI, DIVX and XVID video files on both Windows (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008) and Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion) operating systems.

Procedure for repairing DIVX file on Windows 7 system:

  • Download and install Yodot AVI Repair software in the system by logging in using local system admin id
  • Run the program and with help of onscreen instructions click on ‘Browse’ button to select DIVX file
  • After selecting DIVX file, hit on ‘Repair’ button to initiate repair procedure
  • User can view repair progress with help of progress bar provided in next screen
  • Upon completion of video file repair, preview repaired DIVX file
  • At last save it to available destination location on your computer or to other external storage media

Safety Tips:

  • Don’t run your DIVX files on unknown media players which can damage the file content
  • Always upgrade your antivirus protection to prevent virus attack on Windows 7 system
  • Maintain an extra copy of DIVX video files on separate storage media to overcome accidental DIVX file damage

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