Repair MP4 Files on Canon VIXIA HF M500 HD Camcorder

“I have recorded a video using Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder and while watching recorded video, I have mistakenly dropped it. It got turned off due to sudden drop and when I have switched it on to see whether the video is working or not, I was shocked!!! The MP4 video which I had shot using Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD did not open and showed an error message that the MP4 file is corrupted. What should I do to eliminate this error? Anyone has suggestions?".

Canon has updated its Camcorder model with VIXIA HF which is more advanced M-series camcorder that feature enhanced version of 10X optical Zoom lens. It supports Wi-Fi connectivity along with 32GB and 8GB of internal memory respectively. It helps users to capture stunning video and also allow editing its effects according to your requirement. Adding to this, it has included dual codec recording, giving you an option to record videos in MP4 and AVCHD format; but situation like above can encounter at any point making MP4 file inaccessible.

Other facts that corrupt or affect MP4 video files are:

  • Using Camcorder in Different Device: When you use Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder in different systems, then MP4 files saved on it may get damaged due to viruses present in the devices you have attached
  • Switching off Abruptly: Abruptly shutting down Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder while watching MP4 file in it could damage its header and makes entire video inaccessible
  • File Transfer Error: Error while transferring files such as removing cable from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder, power failure, system freeze and unexpected system shutdown might damage MP4 file present in Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder
  • Low Battery: MP4 files stored in Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder may also get corrupted and refuse to play when you try to record MP4 file when its battery is low upto the last bar

No one wish to lose their important MP4 videos from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder. But above detailed instances never occur with any intimation; hence, the best way to protect your MP4 file is keeping its copy in your computer or any other external storage media. In case you have not maintained backup, then try Yodot MOV Repair software to fix MP4 videos on Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder.

Notable Points of Yodot MOV Repair:

Yodot Video Repair software can be utilized to fix corrupted videos from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder as it can fix MP4 file along with MOV and M4V video files on your Windows and Mac computers. Your work is only selecting corrupted MP4 file, software will do rest without consuming more time. In addition to fixing videos on camera and camcorder, it will also permit you to fix corrupted MOV file on iPhone. Quality offered by this software is good and you can check it by clicking on preview option. Best thing to know about “Preview” option is, you can view repaired MOV, MP4 and M4V video file of any size after repair. Besides Canon, it can even fix MOV, MP4 and M4V videos other series of camera and camcorders manufactured by Kodak, Sony, Olympus, Casio, Samsung and many more.

Procedure to repair MP4 file from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD:

  • At first connect Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder to your computer with the help of USB cable
  • Download and install Yodot MOV Repair software to that computer in which you have connected Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder
  • Run the software and go according to procedure given on it
  • Choose corrupted MP4 file and then click upon “Repair”
  • In case you are Windows users you should choose healthy MP4 file from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder for reference
  • As the scanning process takes few minutes, you need to wait till it gets finished
  • After scanning is done, you will get a Window that signifies successful repair of MP4 file
  • Preview repaired MP4 file and then choose location to save it

Useful information:

  • Do not shoot videos when Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder is running out of battery
  • Follow proper way to eject memory card from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder
  • Keep transferring MP4 files from Canon VIXIA HF M500 Full HD camcorder to your computer to take backup

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