Fix iTunes Moviles Won’t Play on Windows 8

“I use iTunes on my Windows 8 and recently encountered a problem while playing movies from iTunes. Whenever I try to play any video from iTunes with .mov format, the media player refuses to open that file. I tried using other media players to play these MOV videos, but it didn’t work even there. Can anyone advise me on how to repair iTunes movies that won’t play on Windows 8? It will be very helpful if anyone suggests appropriate solution for my problem.”

Windows 8 OS came up with more advanced functionality as compared to all its previous OS versions. With simplified user interface, it is very easy to use iTunes on Windows 8 to store memorable videos, cherished pictures and other media data. However, videos in iTunes especially MOV files, can become unplayable on Windows 8 due to many reasons like:

  • Trying to play movies with iTunes that is incorrectly installed or updated on Windows 8
  • Malware intrusion to iTunes database on Windows 8 hard disk that holds all .mov videos
  • Sudden or forceful termination of media player while playing iTunes MOV file
  • Errors during download or transfer of iTunes videos on Windows 8
  • Wrong way of compressing or converting iTunes movie files
  • Corrupt movie file header due to Codec issue or malfunctioning of media player on which file is tried to play

In these above mentioned scenarios, iTunes movies turn corrupt and inaccessible; hence it won’t play in any media player on Windows 8 computer. In such situation, it is very common to think how to fix issue with iTunes movie files. Not to worry much, because unplayable iTunes videos with .mov format can be repaired by employing appropriate video file repair software.

Unplayable iTunes movie file repair on Windows 8:

To repair iTunes movies that won’t play on Windows 8, Yodot MOV Repair is the most suggested software. This program is built with high-technology repair modules that neatly fix all errors of .mov video files just in clicks. This software can repair MOV as well as MP4 and M4V videos that are damaged and show different errors when tried to play on Windows 8. Also, one can use this tool on Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems with ease. In addition, this tool can be used to fix MOV files not playing on Mac machines like Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac that operates with Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS X versions.

Follow these steps to repair unplayable iTunes movies on Windows 8:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair tool on your Windows 8 PC / laptop
  • Install and run the application by following onscreen steps
  • Next, in main screen click on “BROWSE” to select MOV videos that are not playing (one at a time)
  • Also, select a healthy MOV video for reference before commencing scanning process
  • Scanning process will fix all issues of corrupted MOV file using its read-only repair modules
  • Later, view fixed .MOV movie file using “Preview” option to know repair results
  • At last, save this repaired iTunes movie to desired location on Windows 8 hard drive by activating product key

Please Note:

  • Backup important iTunes movies recurrently from Windows 8 hard drive on other storage device
  • Install correct Codec on Windows 8 computer to play required iTunes movies