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MOV Repair Tool

Unable to play MOV files? Learn how to Fix it

MOV is a file extension developed by Apple Computer to work with multimedia files and plays QuickTime movies. MOV is a video format and is used in digital cameras. One can find these files more often on the web to play in them in their Windows and Mac Operating System. Its ability to contain abstract data references for the media data has emerged as more popular. It means it can be easily edited.

Sometimes you may face a problem playing your MOV files. There can be various reasons for your MOV files to have stopped responding. Scenarios like a fault with digital video camcorder firmware, large-sized videos can be the reason for broken MOV files.

Consider a situation, where you are capturing video of some special events or videos that are very important to you. After capturing the video when you review it, you are dumbfounded to find the videos corrupted. If this is the situation, you can now relax as you can completely now repair your broken MOV/video files using Repair MOV application which comes for both Windows and Mac Operating System. It uses its unique and advanced repair tools to repair broken files. This software comes with a completely automated repair process to repair partial MOV files without further damaging them.

There can be many different reasons which result in a broken MOV file, such as:

  • A fault with digital video camcorder: Your MOV files may get broken because of faulty digital video camcorder firmware. This defect results in recording video files that cannot be played due to corruption or some other reasons.
  • Large size MOV file: Sometimes you may come across a situation where you keep on recording videos being unaware of the total size or free space that is available in your memory card. This causes your MOV files to get broken sometimes.
  • Broken MOV file, while trying to convert it: Your MOV file may get broken while you attempt to convert the video file format from MOV to AVI or MOV to MP4 or MOV to FLV. If you could not successfully convert the video file from one form to another successfully, then your MOV file has been damaged due to an improper file conversion process.
  • MOV file is broken after improper recovery: If your MOV file was ever lost/deleted, and you have tried to recover it using any third-party utility software, then the MOV file may be broken due to an improper recovery process. Usage of any unreliable third-party utility software may cause serious damage to your video files.
  • Broken Header: If your OS is displaying an error message while opening a MOV file, then the header of the MOV file which contains important details such as date of creation, size and other details of the file might have corrupted. This may lead to the breaking of your MOV file

Once the file gets broken, we cannot access any of the MOV files, unless and until we take help of some reliable MOV Repair Tool. Therefore, you need to be careful so as to avoid overwriting of the broken MOV file. You should not use the storage device that contains the broken .mov video in order to avoid overwriting that in turn would result in a permanent file loss.

This software is the best tool for handling different types of corruption issues associated with MOV files. We can say audio video corruption issue as an example. This tool can be effectively used for fixing audio video synchronization issue easily.

To avoid corruption of the MOV file in near future, never use a camcorder having a faulty firmware for recording. Always keep a backup for the files recorded. Never download any MOV files when there is a power fluctuation. Use a UPS in your computer to avoid MOV file corruption due to accidental system shutdown after a power failure.

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Features of Repair MOV (Windows/Mac)

  • MOV repair software fixes broken MOV, Mp4 files that are not playable on QuickTime.
  • Supports large-sized broken MOV, MP4 video files.
  • Fix MOV clips that are truncated or gets abruptly finalized by the camera due to error in the firmware.
  • Automatic Repair option separates out audio and video data stream and later adjoins them to create relevant playable video files.
  • The Preview option helps you to preview the repaired files before saving it.
  • By making use of this tool, you can even repair corrupted MOV files on iMac of Mac-oriented systems as well on Windows-based computers with greater ease.

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Steps for how to repair broken MOV files using the Software:

Step 1: Launch the application and on the main screen select the file that needs to be repaired as shown in Figure 1. and hit the Repair button.

MOV repair  - Main Window

Figure 1: Home Window

Step 2: After launching it, you will come across to a new window where you need to click on the "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. Next click on "Repair" button in order to start the repair process as shown in Figure 2.

MOV repair  - File selection

Figure 2: Corrupt MOV file selection Window

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Step 3: In this step, a new window will appear where you can view the repairing process as shown in Figure 3.

MOV repair  - Repairing process

Figure 3: File repairing Window

Step 4: Once your repair process gets over and your file gets repaired, a new window will open where you can preview your repaired file by clicking on "Preview repaired file" button as shown in Figure 4.

MOV repair  - Preview Window

Figure 4 : File Previewing Window

Note: It is essential that you know that in the demo version save repaired 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 the 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 a full version.


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