Repair MP4 Video Files from Canon Vixia HF R500 HD Camcorder

“I captured few video clips on my Canon Vixia HF R500 HD camcorder that got saved as .mp4 video files. Unfortunately today the camcorder slipped from my hand, but thankfully it didn’t break. When I powered it up and tried to play the videos present in its memory card, the video clips refused to play saying unknown file format. How to play MP4 videos on Canon Vixia HF R500 camcorder, can anyone suggest me proper resolution?”

Canon is one of the industry best manufacturers of digital gadgets and one among its creation is Vixia HF R500 full HD Camcorder. Powered with built-in optical stabilizer, one can easily take great-looking videos with this full HD camcorder. It has a very interesting feature called BABY mode to enable users to easily capture baby’s daily growth and special moments without any technical knowledge. This HD camcorder includes many such smart features to provide high-definition videos in .mp4 format. Captured video files will get saved in optional SD card or in camcorder’s internal memory. However, one may encounter troubles while trying to play MP4 video files on Canon Vixia HF R500 camcorder due to reason like:

  • Malware intrusion to SD memory card on Canon Vixia HF R500 Camcorder
  • Corrupt file system or Format error on camcorder’s SD memory card due to wrong usage or multiple usage on different gadgets
  • Sudden removal of SD memory card from Canon Vixia HF R500 full HD camcorder can damage file system of the card
  • Saving data to SD card on Canon Vixia camcorder where there is low memory space
  • Abrupt transfer of MP4 files from Canon camcorder to system hard drive

Well, all these instances may incur MP4 file corruption on Canon Vixia HF R500 full HD camcorder. This troublesome situation can be handled if MP4 videos are fixed and made playable using some proficient MP4 repair software.

Unplayable MP4 video file repair tool:

Yodot MOV Repair is the excellent tool to fix MP4 files on Canon Vixia HF R500 full HD camcorder. Its robust and unique repair modules can solve corrupted, damaged, inaccessible and unreadable MP4 video files with ease. It is capable of repairing corrupted MP4 videos from memory cards, hard drive (internal / external), pen drive and other storage components. In addition to this, it can repair MP4 file not playing in VLC, QuickTime player, GOM player and other media players. This software can successfully repair various issues with MP4 as well as MOV and M4V video files to make them playable again. The software has two different versions to support on both Windows and Mac computers. Windows version can be used on Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems. However, Mac version can be employed on Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Follow the steps below to resolve MP4 video file:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair program on a healthy system and install it
  • Connect Canon Vixia HF R500 full HD camcorder along with its SD card to the computer
  • Launch the application and in main screen click for ‘Open / Browse’ button to choose affected MP4 video file
  • After browsing for damaged MP4 video file, click on ‘Repair’ button to initiate scanning process
  • Wait till scanning completes, later have a brief look at repaired MP4 video using Preview option
  • At last, save this fixed MOV file to target location on system hard drive or on other external storage device

Points to Remember:

  • Do not remove SD card from Canon Vixia HF R500 camcorder abruptly
  • Make use of effective antivirus tool to get rid of viruses on SD card of Canon camcorder

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