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How to Fix MOV File after Header Corruption

The Apple QuickTime application makes use of MOV as a default file format for making, viewing and distributing multimedia files. MOV file format is widely used in the multimedia application for saving video files along with movie files. MOV file format supports a variety of types of media files such as movies, music, animation, audio recording, 3D, video clips, video recording files, etc. MOV has a great compression algorithm in Mac OS.

MOV file format makes use of codecs, that is capable of meeting the requirements of a number of encoding specifications. MOV files are known for improved clarity of video files. Even though MOV files are advanced multimedia file formats, they are still susceptible to logical corruptions which leads to a MOV header file corruption. This makes the MOV files inaccessible. If the MOV files are lost or deleted due to inevitable circumstances then you may suffer from the MOV file loss. In order to repair the MOV files after header corruption, you need to choose the appropriate MOV repair tool.

Reasons that contribute to the MOV file loss and corruption are mentioned below:

  • Insupportable Player: If you try opening any MOV file with the help of any other player that is not compatible and appropriate for running MOV file then in this case, the MOV file is damaged and you face an error like The player cannot support this file format. The error restricts you from opening the MOV video file.
  • Interruption during file transfer: During the process of the MOV file transfer or during the process of uploading or downloading a video file from the internet if you encounter any interruption like a power surge then you suffer from an error, which restricts you from accessing the video files.
  • Conversion of the MOV file: If you are trying to convert the MOV video file to any other file format and could not convert successfully, then the MOV file gets corrupted. If you make use of an unreliable conversion tool for converting the MOV video files then this also results in the MOV file corruption.

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Few precautionary measures to avoid the MOV file corruption:

  • Always use the compatible MOV player to open MOV files to prevent the corruption.
  • Avoid downloading the MOV files when there are power fluctuations or when the internet server is down.
  • Never make use of unreliable and unsuitable conversion tool for changing the video file format.

In spite of taking precautions if you still tend to suffer from MOV file corruptions then you need to make use of the appropriate MOV repair software. MOV repair tool is an effective and reliable repair tool with the help of which you are able to fix severely corrupted MOV files. By using this application you can even repair MOV video files that are truncated or if it gets finalized by the camera because of the faulty firmware. This application even repairs a large-sized corrupt or damaged MOV, MP4 video files. It efficiently helps to repair MOV file on Mac.

This tool is compatible with repairing MOV movie files that are truncated or gets abruptly finalized by the camera due to faulty firmware. Not only this but also, there are many camcorder brands that are supported by this utility viz.Sony, Samsung, Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Casio, Panasonic, Fujifilm, etc. This software can fix MOV file after error on all the advanced Mac OS versions. You can easily the trial version for free of cost and avail the preview option in order to preview the repaired file before saving.

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Follow the steps given below to fix MOV files after Header corruption:

Step 1: Download and install the software and launch it by clicking on the desktop icon as shown in Figure 1.

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 "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 the "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: Immediately after this, a new window will appear where you can see 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 easily 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 the full version.


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