How to Fix Bad MOV File?

“Hello everyone, I have a problem which I want to share here. I was downloading an MOV file online and suddenly power failed. When power resumed, I checked downloaded MOV file. It is in corrupt state and not opening. I tried downloading the MOV file again from internet, but it was of no use. The MOV file got downloaded incompletely and it is in corrupt form. Someone please help me solve the issue. Thanks in advance...”

The above may be the situation faced by you or many users. When suddenly power fails while downloading MOV file, the process get interrupted. Then there are chances of MOV file turning bad. How many ever times you may download the MOV file, you will get the same corrupt file. Some junk values will be inserted into MOV file when download process gets interrupted causing bad MOV file problem. There are many such situations wherein MOV file turns bad; some are given below:

  • Bad sectors developed on the memory space where MOV file is stored makes MOV file corrupt
  • Using unreliable tools to edit MOV file damages it and MOV becomes bad file refusing to open or it may stuck while being played
  • Virus infection to MOV file damages video file and makes it to show bad behavior when tried to open it on any media player
  • While transferring MOV file from one drive to the other on your computer, if the process gets interrupted then MOV file goes bad

Whatever may be the circumstance in which MOV file gets corrupt, you can fix bad MOV file using suitable MOV file repair software. Yodot MOV Repair is the best tool to fix bad MOV on your PCs.

Bad MOV file repair software:

Bad MOV file can be fixed easily with the help of Yodot MOV Repair software on Windows desktops and laptops. It is possible to repair MOV file not only from internal memory of the PC, but also from any externally attached storage devices like USB flash drive, memory card, external hard drive, iPod, etc. This utility is able to repair HD video files on cameras and camcorders recorded in MOV, MP4 and M4V video file formats. Windows users can repair bad MOV file on their PC/laptop working with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. There is another edition of MOV file repair software for Mac computer users and hence you can fix MOV, MP4 and M4v files on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion systems. Trial version is available to know more about the application practically.

Steps to repair bad MOV file:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair software on your PC and install it
  • Run the utility and select bad MOV file which you want to fix by browsing
  • Browse and select a healthy MOV file for reference to repair bad MOV file
  • Then click on “Repair” button to start repair process
  • Software compares healthy and corrupt MOV files to fix the issue in few minutes
  • On next screen, you can preview MOV file using “Preview” option
  • Save repaired MOV file using “Save” option by browsing a location on your computer drive


  • Use reliable and compatible video editing software to edit MOV files
  • Keep updated anti-virus software on your PC to avoid virus infection to MOV file