How to Fix Corrupt MOV Videos?

“A while ago, I was recording video with my camcorder and when tried to stop, it didn’t give any response. After that camcorder stopped working and it got switched off. Again when I turned it on and tried to play recorded footage, it played for a minute only. It was a 30 minute long MOV video and now has corrupted. Does anyone have any idea on how can I fix corrupt MOV video file?”

While visiting through many forums, I observed above discussed scenario is very common to many users. You can find number of people having the same problem. Of course MOV video file may be very important for users since it may have significant information or unforgettable moment recorded by them. Usually, MOV file format is supported by most of the camcorders and other multimedia gadgets; but this video file container is not much immune against corruption. A variety of reasons are there which are solely responsible for rendering corrupted MOV video files in different situations. Few of them are illustrated below:

  • Playing MOV videos in incompatible media player without installing necessary updates
  • Error in MOV file compression process due to faulty compression tool
  • Interruptions such as power failure, network error etc while downloading or uploading MOV videos
  • Abrupt ejection of camcorder or other removable storage media while copying/transferring MOV videos
  • MOV video file may get inaccessible if saved over corrupted storage device
  • Erroneous editing process may also result in corrupted MOV video file

Corrupt MOV video repair tool

Yodot MOV Repair is an easy to use professional MOV fixer that scans and repairs corrupted MOV videos which are not playing by QuickTime and other media file players. This software performs deep scanning of corrupted MOV videos and fixes header corruption, sound or video issues and other problems accountable for bad MOV video files. You can use this application to fix corrupt QuickTime movie file after any logical errors. Additionally, it repairs corrupt MOV, MP4 and M4V video files recorded by branded camcorders such as Sony, Canon, Fujifilm, Casio, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and many others. It is designed to support easy MOV repairing on all popular PCs/laptops running on Windows (Windows 8, 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008) and Macintosh (Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion) operating systems. This utility can fix corrupted MOV video files directly from several removable storage devices such as external hard disks, SSDs, flash drives, memory cards, iPods etc.

Simple steps for repairing MOV file:

  • Download Yodot MOV Repair application on your computer that is containing corrupt MOV video files
  • Install the software properly and launch it to open main wizard with repair options
  • In main screen, use “Browse” button to search and locate corrupted MOV video file
  • After the selected video file is uploaded, click on “Repair” button
  • Software takes few seconds while scanning and fixing corrupted MOV video file
  • As soon as scanning is done, this utility displays entire details of repaired MOV file
  • You can view fixed MOV video using Preview option
  • Finally, save the repaired MOV file after specifying target location on your system hard drive

Valuable Suggestions!

  • Avoid interruptions while transferring or downloading MOV videos
  • Use an updated anti-virus program to evade virus attack
  • Don’t record MOV videos when camcorder is running with low battery
  • Backup essential MOV videos for future need