MOV is the most popular video file format. This multimedia file format is compatible with both Windows and Mac operating system. But basically, .mov file extension is used by the QuickTime player. This file format is used by all the advanced and hi-tech cameras available in the market in order to create a good quality video file. It uses proprietary compression algorithm developed by Apple Inc for creating and saving any video file. QuickTime is a multimedia program that is use basically for accessing any multimedia files. This player was developed by Apple Inc.The framework of QuickTime player consists of a common set of APIs for encoding and decoding audio and video files. The QuickTime movie file format is .MOV. The latest and most popular version of QuickTime player is QuickTime 7. The QuickTime Movie file format can transport presentations, 3-D video and interactive 360-degree virtual reality environments. QuickTime player supports large number of both audio and video file formats. Compatible audio file formats by QuickTime player are iTunes Audio (.m4a, .m4b, .m4p), MP3, Core Audio (.caf), AIFF, AU, SD2, WAV, SND, AMR and compatible video file formats are QuickTime Movie (.mov), MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v), MPEG-2 (OS X Lion only), MPEG-1, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVI, DV, etc. Normally it supports all MOV files but sometimes you may face problem in accessing any media file by using QuickTime player due to MOV file corruption issue. You need to use best MOV repair software that can easily fix your corrupted MOV files without damaging the source file. There are plenty of reasons responsible for the corruption of MOV file. But the most common reasons are mentioned below:
Abruptly removing external storage device: If you remove your external storage device improperly then it may happen that your MOV file gets corrupted. Generally it happens when you abruptly removing it at the time of transferring process. For example; you are transferring MOV file from your system having Windows OS to other storage device and suddenly you remove the storage device in between the process then there are chances that the file will not get transferred properly and it may get damaged severely. Abruptly removing multimedia storage device during transferring process is not recommendable because this is the main cause of MOV file corruption.
Header corruption: Header of MOV file is an essential component as it gives out all the necessary information of a particular file. The main information that it contains are size of the file, file last modification time, date of file creation, etc. Header corruption takes place when your system abnormally shuts down at the time when your MOV file is in playing mode or at the time when you are downloading it via internet and some interruption takes place. Under these two scenarios header of your MOV file gets corrupted and destruct the file structure of that particular MOV file. repair MOV corrupt files as soon as possible before it gets deleted permanently.
Modifying file extension: Whenever you want to modify the MOV files, it need to be done in proper way of file transformation. With the use of any kind of third party utility or sometimes manually, its possible to to modify the file type. But it need to be done preperly or else it can affect the MOV file. Sometimes while trying to change the file using the third party utility, it may damage the particular file structure. When you don't have the clear idea about the manual method and you simply do the mistake, then the files get damaged. Improper way to perform the manual process leads to the MOV file corruption without any doubt.
Therefore, it is essential that you should protect your MOV files from getting damaged and corrupted by taking some important precautionary measures. Precautionary measures are the only way to protect your healthy MOV files from corruption. Along with these precautionary measures, you need to keep a backup for every file so that you can meet the need at the time of emergency. Some of the most prominent precautionary measures are mentioned below:
But if your file is already corrupt, then you need to use MOV Repair Tool for repairing all corrupted and severely damaged files on Windows OS. This tool is very user-friendly and able to repair MOV movie files, which are broken or damaged. This software cam also fix MOV files after error 2048 caused due to interruption made while transferring MOV file from one system to another.By the help of this software, you can easily fix those files which got damaged due to faulty firmware problem of digital camcorder. It also supports large sized corrupt and damaged MOV files This tool is capable enough to repair MOV files broken due to fault with digital video camcorder and large MOV file size. Due to its intuitive interface, this tool is more competent and better compared to any other MOV repair tool available in the market. This software also supports all the latest brand of cameras such as Olympus, Panasonic, Blackmagicdesign, Contour, etc. This software is designed specifically for Mac operating system therefore it works well with all the advanced versions of Mac OS such as Leopard (64-bit), Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (64-bit), Lion 10.7 (64-bit) and thus it efficiently performs MOV repair on Mac OS X. It has an automatic repair option that separately repairs video and audio data streams and adjoins them to create relevant playable video file. Download the trial version for free of cost and avail the preview option in order to preview repaired file before saving.
Steps that guide you about how to use this software are mentioned below:
Step 1: Download and Install free version of this software and launch it by clicking on desktop icon to fix MOV files as shown in Figure 1
Figure 1 : Home Window
Step 2: After launching it, you will come across to a new window where you need to click on "Open" button in order to upload your corrupted MOV file. As soon as your file gets uploaded, the repair button located at the down of the window will turn green. Once it turns green then you need to click on "Repair" button in order to start the repair process as shown in Figure 2
Figure 2 : Corrupt MOV file selection Window
Step 3: Immediately after this, a new window will appear where you can see the repairing process as shown in Figure 3
Figure 3 : File repairing Window
Step 4: Once your repair process gets over and your file gets fixed, a new window will open where you easily preview your fixed file by clicking on "Preview repaired file" button as shown in Figure 4
Figure 4 : File Previewing Window
Note: It is essential that you know that in demo version save fixed file option is unavailable. You can only click on preview repaired file option for previewing your repaired file but you cannot save your repaired file in demo version. Therefore, if you are satisfied with the performance of the trial version then you can activate the full version of this application. Once you buy the full version of this repairing software, you will be able to save your repaired file by simply clicking on save repaired file option as this option will be available in full version.
|Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (64-bit), Lion 10.7 (64-bit)|