Repair M4V File That Won't Play on VLC

“I added subtitles file to my movie file which has .m4v as its file extension. After that whenever I tried to play M4V file in VLC media player it stated error, ‘the movie xxxx.m4v cannot be opened’ on Windows PC. I tried to open same M4V file on different media players but the result was similar. How can I play this M4V movie file on VLC?”

Above mentioned scenario might have encountered by many users while playing M4V video on VLC media player after improper editing. This type of situation or error message shows that M4V video is corrupted and refuses to play on media player like VLC. M4V file won’t play on VLC in number of situations as discussed below:

  • Malfunctioning of VLC media player while playing M4V video file can make that movie file unplayable
  • M4V file may doesn’t play in VLC due to unsuccessful compression or decompression of M4V video/audio tracks in VLC player because of mismatched codecs
  • Suspicious virus attacks on M4V file can infect respective video and make it not to play properly on VLC player
  • Improper conversion of M4V file from other video file formats might corrupt its structure and become one of reason for M4V damage

Well, no need to bother!! You can fix M4V not playing on VLC due to corruption caused because of above listed reasons with the aid of good video M4V file repair software.

M4V file repair software:

Yodot MOV Repair is effective application which is used to fix M4V video that won’t play on VLC media player. This tool easily resolves M4V file corruption issues and make it playable again in few mouse clicks. It has powerful scanning mechanism, which comprehensively fixes M4V video file not playing in VLC due to various reasons. Other than fixing M4V file, you can also repair MOV file not playing on Windows Media Player, VLC, QuickTime, MX, Sony Vegas, Plex and many more media players including unplayable MP4 video file. In addition, this tool can even mend corrupt M4V, MOV and MP4 video files on both Windows (Windows XP, 2003, 2008, Vista, 7 and 8) and Mac (Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Leopard and Lion) operating systems.

Step-by-Step process to repair M4V file won’t play on VLC:

  • Download and install Yodot MOV Repair software on Windows computer
  • Run the installed program and follow on-screen directives
  • Browse for M4V video file, which is not playing on VLC media player
  • Later, click on “Repair” button to start video file repair process
  • Repair progress can be estimated by looking at progress bar
  • After repair process get over, this application displays repaired M4V file description
  • Finally, save fixed M4V file to your desired destination location on Windows PC hard drive

Things to Consider:

  • Backup your favorite M4V files on external storage devices
  • Check whether M4V video file codecs and VLC media player codecs are same
  • Make use of quality antivirus program to keep your system virus free