Repair Out of Sync Error in MOV File

“I received a MOV file from my friend via email and I have successfully downloaded it without any difficulties. But when I played MOV video on media player, audio and video was not in track and I was not able to understand what went wrong. I re-downloaded video file again, thinking that it was not downloaded properly. However, my problem is not solved as there is some issues with MOV file itself. How can I resolve this problem and fix out of sync MOV file to it playable on media player? Any help!!!!”

This is one of common issues that may occur with MOV video during playback. When you play MOV file on media player, you see character’s lips movement but you hear the actual dialogue a seconds early or late. In case, you hear audio before or after seeing corresponding action on your screen; then you have out of sync problem with MOV file. It usually takes place when MOV file is encoded with wrong settings or settings does not match the settings of media player on which you are trying to play MOV file. While this cannot be fixed from media player that has been installed in your computer, you can solve the sync issues by downloading audio video synching software. If you fail to resolve your problem, then definitely it is a corruption problem which can be resolved by using suitable MOV Repair software.

What causes MOV file to go Out of sync?

  • Clicking on “Forcefully shut down” option when MOV file is open in your computer could corrupt MOV file and it might go out of sync
  • MOV Videos playing on media player would be struck or sometimes go out of sync when it is infected with viruses
  • Frequently you might be presented with Out of sync error when media player in which MOV file being played is closed directly without applying proper way
  • One of the most common reasons for Out of sync error in MOV file is saving it in a hard drive that contains bad sectors

Repair Out of Sync in MOV File:

Utilize Yodot MOV Repair software to fix out of sync issue in MOV file. It will thoroughly examine MOV file and receives information from it to create its healthy copy. With only 3-4 repair steps, it can repair even large sized MOV file instantly and saves it on a location that you specify. In case, you have some issues with other video file formats such as MP4 and M4V, then you can use this software this fix them as well. Besides this, it will show you clear preview of repaired MOV video file so that you can make sure how fixed MOV file looks after repair process. You can fix MOV files on DSLR cameras, camcorders, media players and other digital gadgets. In addition to this, it supports working on two major operating system namely Windows and Mac; Windows version of MOV file repair tool works on Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 OS versions whereas Mac version works on Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks versions.

Steps to fix out of sync in MOV file:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair software and install it on your Windows or Mac computer
  • Run and then choose corrupted MOV file (for Windows, you should choose healthy MOV file for reference)
  • Wait till the scanning process gets completed; you can see the progress in status bar
  • Once the scanning process is done, you will find a Window indicating successful repair of MOV file
  • Preview repaired MOV file and then choose a location to save it


  • Follow proper method to shut down your computer as it is necessary to save your MOV file from corruption
  • Install powerful antivirus software before viruses enter it to your computer