How To Play MOV Video On VLC Without Getting Stuck

Written by Lucy John on April 26, 2023

“Recently I upgraded my Windows computer from OS 7 to 10. I tried to play a .mov file in VLC this morning, but I couldn’t play video properly as VLC was freezing every few minutes and glitches were appearing on screen. Later the player got stuck so I closed it via task manager. I retried to play video but the cycle repeated. Does anyone have suggestion to fix this problem? It's quite urgent and I am out of ideas. Please help me”.

You might have exasperated because of the issues that you experienced while trying to play MOV videos. You can work around this issue of VLC before trying any troubleshooting. So just verify:

1. Whether the issue arises when playing files other than current one?

2. If yes, then try to play those videos using different media player?

3. Update graphic card drivers using below guidance:

Together hold Windows and X keys > go to Device manager > select Display Adapters > right click on graphics card > choose Update driver software and try to play videos

In case you can’t play MOV files even after above resolution or facing issue only with that specific MOV file and all other videos are playing perfectly in all media players then glitch might be in that MOV file and you need to fix it.

Here is a way to fix MOV file:

Note: Both Healthy and Corrupted files should be created using same device

Technique to fix MOV videos:

Yodot Video Repair is an excellent MOV video program to fix your .mov files, which got truncated, corrupted, damaged or broken at any instance. The tool is capable of repairing MOV videos that are created by specialized cameras and camcorders, mobile phones, hand held cameras, CCTV cameras, HD cameras, point and shot camera, digicam and more. The application assists you in special cases like computer won’t play GoPro videos, cannot open Nikon Coolpix video files on system etc i.e. when you come across problems in accessing videos that are created using branded cameras like Sony, Olympus, Canon, Samsung etc. Virtuoso technical assist team guides you if you face any difficulty in middle of process. The adoptive software is supportive with all versions of Windows and MAC platform. Along with fixing MOV file, you can employ the utility for damaged MP4 file repair, corrupt M4V fixation and so on.

Valuable suggestions:

  • Possess multiple copies of vital MOV videos both on internal and external storage space
  • Maintain adequate updates and driver software in your system

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