Fix File Not Found Error on MOV

“Hi all, I have a short movie shot by me using my digital camera which is of MOV file format. When I double click on it to open, it shows error that the file was not found. I am not opening MOV file through video player to get this message if the file is relocated. Something is wrong with my MOV file. I do not have another copy of my .mov file which is not opening. Please help me to fix MOV file showing file not found error. Thanks in advance…”

You may face difficulty as in above case if you are trying to open a short cut file and the file is not at original location. The other reason for ‘File not found’ error is MOV file damage. .mov file may get corrupt due to various reasons and you will lose your important data in it as it refuses to play by displaying error messages. Upon that if you do not have a spare copy of corrupt MOV file then you are at risk. Read the main reasons for MOV file corruption and solution for it given ahead.

Common scenarios in which MOV file not found error occur:

  • Improper export or import of MOV files result in corruption sometimes and you lose access to them
  • If MOV file is not being supported by chosen player then the MOV gets corrupt upon trying to play it
  • Viruses borne via internet of any infected file on PC will infect MOV files and keep them from being played
  • Bad sectors developed on memory of hard drive where MOV files are saved will lead to MOV file corruption

Like above, there are many situations when MOV file gets corrupt and displays file not found error. However, there is a way to get out of this problem. You can fix such .mov files using Yodot MOV Repair software on your PC.

MOV file not found error repair software:

Yodot MOV Repair software helps you get back MOV file to working condition by fixing file not found error on it. This program is compatible to repair MOV file shot using different digital cameras of brands like Canon, Nikon, Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, etc. You can even fix unplayable MP4 file and M4V file using this utility. It supports repairing MOV file on computers running on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2003 and 2008 Operating Systems. It has simple interface, free from viruses and has 24X7 customer support. Try demo version to fix and preview MOV file with error. There are two builds of software available for Windows and Mac machines.

Steps to fix MOV file not found error:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair software on your Windows computer and install it
  • Run the tool and browse to select corrupt MOV file
  • Browse and select an MOV file for reference
  • Click on “Repair”, to start repair process
  • Software starts scanning MOV file and fixes issues with it
  • Once MOV file is repaired, the information of it is displayed on next screen
  • Click on “Preview” to view MOV file
  • Click on “Save” option and then give a path where you want to save repaired MOV file, to save it


  • Backup your important MOV file on different devices and use when needed
  • Keep away from viruses using antivirus to scan devices on regular basis