How to Fix XVID Header?

A video file with the XVID file extension is created by XviD CODEC file. This video file format can be playable in standalone XviD, DivX, DVD and MPEG-4 compatible video players. XVID video file contains multiple file containers to store video content, thereby offers clear and lengthy movie files. But sometimes, you may perhaps face troubles with XVID files, at that time you cannot play XVID files. The major problem is XVID header corruption.

The corrupted or broken header of XVID file is quite common problem. In some situations while downloading large sized .xvid movie file header may get corrupt due to interruptions during the process or you might try to open the XVID video before it get completely downloaded. In such case if you lost access to your favorite and valuable XVID movie files, then no need to worry!!! You can go for inbuilt disk tool option to repair XVID header file. There are many other reasons for XVID header corruption, let us discuss some of them:

  • While playing XVID files, if your system shutdown abnormally due to power failure, then there is a chance for XVID header corruption
  • The header of XVID movie files can get damage due to virus attack or improper handling and makes that video file inaccessibl
  • If storage device containing your XVID video files get corrupted, then that in results in unreadable header information and leads to inaccessible XVID file

As stated above you can overcome these difficulties and repair corrupt XVID header file with the support of inbuilt disk tool, but this utility may not to fix severely corrupt XVID header. Since, it is better to go for any reliable file repair software. One such appropriate and renowned application is Yodot AVI Repair.

XVID header repair software:

Yodot AVI Repair tool is implemented with advanced modules and algorithms, which easily fix the corrupt XVID header file. It will detect and fix corrupted or broken XVID header thoroughly on Windows system. Even novices users can operate this software, as it contains simple and interactive graphical interface. Along with XVID file, this software renovates DIVX, AVI video files. You can even fix broken XVID files stored on various storage devices like portable hard drive, memory card, pen drive, iPods and other devices. This program is flexible with Windows (Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008) as well as Mac (Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.6, and Mac OS X 10.8) operating systems.

Simple steps to repair XVID header in Windows system:

  • Download Yodot AVI Repair software and install it to your Windows system
  • Run the utility and track the main screen directives
  • Browse for the affected XVID file, which you want to mend
  • Then click on “Repair” button to initiate the repair process
  • Observe the XVID header file repair process by looking at status bar
  • Once repair process got finished the application displays the XVID file along with its file description
  • After you can preview the fixed XVID video file by using “Preview repaired file” option
  • Finally save your renovated XVID file to your desired location by using “Save repaired file” button

Suggested tips:

  • Keep backup of essential XVID video files in separate external storage device
  • Install good quality antivirus app to prevent dangerous virus attacks
  • Keep away from abnormal termination of XVID files

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