How to Repair MOV Files on DSLR Camera?

MOV is one of the most popular and famous video file formats introduced for Mac computers to play videos. But now MOV files are compatible on both Mac operating system and Windows platform. The MOV file has file extension .MOV and it is used by QuickTime player on Mac OS X. Now-a-days all digital cameras use MOV file extension for storing captured images or pictures on memory card.

Capturing videos or photos using digital cameras have become passion for many of the people. Earlier, some of the professionals were called for shooting videos for small events, but now the people do themselves using DSLR camera. These days all digital camera uses memory card for storing the captured pictures or videos, but this memory cards are very vulnerable to data loss and inaccessibility issues.

Some of the causes for MOV video file corruption on DSLR camera are mentioned below:

  • The MOV files may get corrupted due to abrupt removal of memory card from DSLR cameras or from computer
  • If you accidentally press power off button on DSLR camera before you stop recording video, then it might get corrupted
  • Capturing videos on low battery will corrupt your MOV video file that is presently captured on DSLR
  • Improper insertion of memory cards on DSLR camera can damage your MOV files that are stored on this card
  • While transferring DSLR camera MOV files to system if any interruption occurs, then your MOV video files might get corrupted

There are several other reasons due to which MOV files get corrupted, but in all these situations you may lose your MOV files that are so important for you and it reminds your precious moments. Losing this type of video files will hurt to everybody who lost their MOV video files captured from various DSLR camera brands. If you are suffering from such issues, then don’t worry. There are several MOV video file repair software that are capable of fixing any of the issues with your MOV file. But most recommend tool is Yodot MOV repair to repair severely damaged or corrupted MOV video files on DSLR cameras due to diverse problems on Mac operating system.

Best MOV file repair utility for DSLR’s:

Yodot MOV Repair is the best video repair tool used by most of the Mac OS X users for fixing their corrupted or damaged MOV video files that are captured from DSLR cameras. This application repairs the corrupted MOV files, MP4 files and M4V files that are damaged on various mobile phones, camcorders, etc on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion systems. It is extremely efficient in repairing all the MOV files that are corrupted because of file transfer error, firmware error, file system corruption, card error etc. on Mac system. This tool easily fixes the MOV, MP4 and M4V video files that are corrupted and unplayable on Apple Quick Time player or other media player on Mac machine.

Procedure for using Yodot MOV Repair tool on Macintosh:

  • Connect your DSLR camera to the Mac computer via USB port
  • Then download and install Yodot MOV Repair to that system
  • Run the software and follow the repair process instructions displayed on screen
  • In main screen, click on “Open” option to browse or select the .mov file that is to be repaired
  • After selecting the path of the repaired MOV file click on “Repair” option
  • After this the application starts repair process, which is displayed on processing bar
  • Once you finish with the repair process, the application will allow you to preview your repaired MOV files
  • You can save your repaired MOV files on the selected volume of Mac machine


  • Don’t capture any videos or photos when your DSLR camera is running out of battery
  • Regularly take backup of your captured MOV files on other reliable storage device
  • Don’t convert your MOV file to other file format by using third party converter tool