Repair QuickTime MP4 Video Files

“Hi there, few MP4 videos on my system have turned corrupt after updating QuickTime player and these MP4 files are not playing in any of the multimedia player. Unplayable MP4 videos hold critical information and I cannot afford to lose them at any cost. Can anybody help me in fixing the issue with my unplayable QuickTime MP4 files? Kindly suggest some useful solution.”

Just like QuickTime MOV file format, MP4 video file contain two different streams to hold audio and video data that gets synchronized when file is made to play. But many times, QuickTime player may not support to play MP4 videos in it. Errors may occur when any .mp4 file is tried to play in QuickTime as a result of numerous reasons. Some common factors that make MP4 files corrupted or unplayable in QuickTime player are listed below:

  • Absence of correct Codec on system can make QuickTime player not play selected MP4 video file
  • Missing of QuickTime components that are required to recognize video file format before playing any MP4 file can render unknown errors while trying to play video in QuickTime
  • Incorrect update of QuickTime Player version can sometimes damage MP4 video file that is tried to play in it
  • Malware or virus attacks to MP4 video file will corrupt video, which may refuse to play in QuickTime player
  • Errors while creating MP4 videos is another possible factor that can result in damage of MP4 video that refuses to play in QuickTime

When MP4 videos stop playing in QuickTime, one need not worry much because by default QuickTime fails to play certain .MP4 format files. So try playing videos in other multimedia players like VLC to check whether MP4 video file is really corrupt or just unsupported only on QuickTime. If video fails to play in other player too then it is clear that video file is corrupt and need to be repaired.

QuickTime MP4 repair utility:

According to experts, Yodot Video Repair software is the prominent tool to fix unplayable MP4 videos without much hassle. This utility can fix MP4 videos that are corrupt, damaged or showing various errors when tried to play in any multimedia player. Apart from MP4 movie file, this software is capable of repairing MOV and M4V video file formats that are unreadable or not playing due to various reasons. Its intuitive repair strategies can mend corrupted movie files from iPhone, iPod, camcorders, DSLR cameras and other gadgets. It can even repair converted MP4 video with no sound or no video on both Windows and Mac computers. Windows version of MOV repair tool can be employed on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Simple steps to repair QuickTime MP4 files:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair tool on your Windows / Mac computer
  • Install and run the utility with the help of onscreen instructions
  • Now browse for corrupt or damaged .MP4 video file that needs to be repaired and select it
  • Once the file is selected click on Repair to trigger scanning process
  • Software performs safe and deep scan of chosen MP4 video and fixes all its error
  • Scanning process can be viewed through Progress bar displayed on screen
  • As scanning process completes repaired MP4 video file will be displayed in upcoming window
  • Preview the fixed MP4 file and check for correctness of MP4 file repair process
  • At last save this repaired MP4 video to destination location you choose on your computer hard drive

Safety Measures:

  • Do not interrupt while sharing, editing, saving and playing MP4 video files
  • It is good to hold backup copy of necessary MP4 files before it is too late

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