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How to Repair Corrupt QuickTime MOV File?

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MOV Repair Tool

The best QuickTime MOV repair software

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 the 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.

Normally it supports all MOV files but sometimes you may face problem in accessing the media file by using QuickTime player due to the MOV file corruption issue. You need to use the 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 devices 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. However,

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. The 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 a 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. Moreover, because of frequent roundtripping of MOV file extension to other file format increases the chances of unexpected HT3775 error messages.

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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 the 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:

  • Always remove any external storage device by properly quitting the application. Never try to remove it at the time when the file is getting transferred from your system to the multimedia storage device
  • Always download any MOV file when there is no power fluctuation or when your internet server is not down.
  • Use reliable third-party application for changing and modifying file extension of any MOV file. If you are 100% sure about the manual procedure of altering file extension then only you use the manual method
  • Try to fix the problem of a sudden system shut down in order to avoid any interruption at the time when your MOV file is in playing or processing mode
  • Errors in your registry are the main causes for incorrect file associations on your Mac machine. It is highly recommended that you check your registry for file association errors

But if your file is already corrupt, then you need to use the 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 the 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 the 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 from Sierra till Lion 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. This software can also be used to repair corrupted Photo Booth movie file in a very effective way.

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Instructions on how to repair corrupt QuickTime MOV file:

Step 1: Download and install software and launch it by clicking on desktop icon to fix MOV files 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 "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 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

MOV repair  - Preview Window

Figure 4 : File Previewing Window

Note: It is essential that you know that in the 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.


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