Repairing MOV Files on iPhone 4S

Hi there!!! “I had recorded a video of my sister’s birthday with my new iPhone 4S, which saves videos in MOV file format. I had recorded video for almost half an hour. But the recording process was interrupted when I received a video call from Skype. After I finished the call, I returned to recorded video and tried to play it. It went on for some time but got stuck in middle. I tried playing the video several times but the issue repeated. I think video file on my iPhone 4S has got corrupted as a due to interruption while recording video. What to do now? How can I repair precious video file that I had recorded on my iPhone 4S? Please help. That video is very important for me. Thanks in Advance!!!”

If you are an iPhone 4S user who has come across similar issue given above then read this page carefully. You will be provided with appropriate solution after going through it. MOV is common movie file format that can be played using Quick Time Media player that is compatible with iPhone 4S. You can save more number of .mov files on your iPhone 4S depending upon the space available. But due to certain reasons .mov files present on iPhone 4S can get corrupted and does open/play when you try. MOV files on iPhone 4S can get corrupted due to various scenarios, which are mentioned below:

  • MOV Header Corruption: The header of MOV file may get corrupted due to sudden termination of Quick Time player on iPhone 4S when your MOV file is being previewed/played
  • Third Party Applications: Sometimes you may use incompatible third party applications to convert .MOV file to other file format as a result of which MOV file can be broken and hence it cannot be played
  • Other Causes: Faulty firmware, file system corruption, virus infection or viewing videos on iPhone 4S when it is low on battery can cause damage to MOV files and makes them unplayable

However, just relax! MOV files on iPhone 4S have not been permanently damaged. You can make use of effective MOV repair utility to fix corrupt MOV files on iPhone 4S on Macintosh system.

MOV file repair on iPhone 4S:

Yodot MOV Repair is best MOV repair tool that uses advanced algorithms to mend MOV files which got corrupted as a result of various scenarios as mentioned above. Made with simplest graphical user interface, even a novice user can effectively fix corrupted MOV file in short time. After completion of repair process, user can preview contents of .MOV file before saving it to respective destination location on your Mac computer. Apart from repairing MOV files this application can also fix MP4 and M4V video files that are corrupted on iPhone, iPods, memory cards, external hard drives and Mac hard drive on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion operating systems.

Follow simple steps to fix corrupt MOV files on iPhone 4S:

  • Download and install Yodot MOV Repair application on your Mac system by logging in as local system administrator
  • Connect iPhone 4S to computer and launch product from shortcut icon present on desktop
  • Follow options that are present on main screen of tool and click on Corrupted File “Open”  button to select corrupt MOV file
  • Once you select corrupted MOV file, click on “Repair” option to begin repair process
  • You can view progress of repair process by glancing over progress bar provided in Next screen
  • As soon as repair process gets completed, you can use Preview option to preview fixed MOV file and then click on Save button to save MOV file
  • At last, select destination path where repaired MOV file has to be saved

Helpful Tips:

  • Avoid abrupt removal of iPhone 4S during file sharing process
  • Update iPhone 4S software regularly
  • Keep backup of valuable videos in separate external hard drive