How to Repair Sony Vegas .MOV File?

Sony Vegas is a video editing software package for non-linear editing systems (NLE) originally published by Sonic Foundry, now it owned and run by Sony Creative Software. It’s easy for beginners to get started, but is also advance enough for professional to control every aspects of video editing, including audio/video adjustment, titles with special effects, broad video format support, and so on. If you have used it, you would enjoy the video editing experience with Sony Vegas.

Consider a situation where I’ve captured some precious video clips with the help of my Canon digital camera, which shoots the videos in .MOV format. When I try to open or drag the video clips into Sony Vegas I only get audio and no video, its just displays black screen. So I’ve been looking up online for about 4 days for similar problems and in many of the sites they have mentioned that this problem can be fixed by downloading the codecs. Well I tried all of that and it still doesn’t work. Some site says that Vegas don’t support .MOV files at all, some says you just need a codec, some says that it only supports some types of .MOV files. I just really need that video, its very important to me.

MOV files encounter this type of error when its header file is corrupted or video codec is damaged. In order to overcome this problem and make your MOV video file to play, you need to utilize any third party MOV file repair application. Yodot MOV Repair is one of the most trusted MOV file repair tool used by many users to repair their corrupt or damaged .MOV files.

Salient features of MOV repair utility:

Yodot MOV Repair application provides you with exceptional repair features to fix broken or damaged MOV files on both Windows and Mac operating system. This repair application can be used to fix corrupted MP4 and M4V video files. This tool easily fixes the MOV, MP4 and M4V video files that are corrupted and unplayable on Apple Quick Time player or other media player on Mac machine. It is extremely efficient in repairing all the MOV files that are corrupted because of file transfer error, firmware error, file system corruption, card error etc. on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

Procedure for repairing Sony Vegas MOV files:

  • Connect your Sony Vegas camera to the Windows computer via USB port
  • Then download and install Yodot MOV Repair to that system
  • Run the application and follow the repair process instructions displayed on screen
  • In main screen, click on “Healthy File” option to browse or select the .mov file as a reference and click on “Corrupt File” option to browse or select the .MOV file to repair
  • After selecting the path of the repaired MOV file click on “Repair” option
  • After this the application starts repair process, which is displayed on processing bar
  • Once you finish with the repair process, the application will allow you to preview your repaired Sony Vegas MOV files
  • You can save repaired MOV files on the selected drive of your computer

Useful Tips:

  • Its good to save additional copy of our precious MOV files on other storage device
  • Don’t use any third party application for converting MOV files to other video file formats
  • Avoid capturing videos or images when your camera is running out of battery