How to Make Corrupted Videos Playable?

If your video file is not playing on any media player, then it could be corrupted. However, you don’t have to worry at such situations. It is possible to fix corrupt video file and make it playable again. Yes, Hi5 MOV File Repair is an excellent video repair tool which will fix corrupt videos in just a short span of time.t

One of the most annoying moments is opening a video file in the player and realize that the video clip is corrupted; hence unplayable. Sometimes part of the video is missing, playback freezes, no audio, or it may not open at all.

Obviously, you may feel all of the hard work spent in capturing the video seems is wasted when you come across any of the above or alike instances. Actually, it's not, as you can repair corrupted videos files and make them playable again.

Corrupted Video File Repair:

There are several techniques to fix a corrupted video file and here, it is explained the two well-known practices of repairing corrupted video files like MP4, MOV, M4V etc.

Method 1: How to Play Corrupted Videos Using VLC?

Before you begin, create a backup copy of your corrupted video file on a safe location to be in safer side.

Step 1: Rename the extension of corrupted video file to .avi

Step 2: Run VLC player, click on VLC and select Preferences.

Step 3: Select Input or Codecs and click on the Save button (present in the Preferences window).

Step 4: Enable Always Fix option located next to Repair AVI Files button.

This technique is to change the corrupt video file extension into AVI format first. Then, tell VLC to always repair AVI files opened in it.

Method 2: Quick Solution to Fix Corrupted Video Files Without Affecting the Source File

Hi5 MOV File Repair software repairs corrupted MOV, M4V and MP4 video files recorded on any camera, camcorder, or mobile phone. It helps to fix damaged MP4, M4V, and MOV video files which have been downloaded from the internet, stored on devices like external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, iPods, and so on.

This Video Repair tool goes about the repair process by extracting the contents of the corrupted video onto a new file, separating audio-video streams, fixing the issues, and then adjoining the streams to create a healthy playable video file. Thus throughout the repair process, the application doesn't modify the original video and keeps it intact.

The fixed video can be previewed before saving and can be played on any media player upon saving. Even damaged .mov and .mp4 files which display error messages while trying to play can be repaired. Further, the tool fixes videos that are created on various camera/camcorder brands like Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Panasonic, GoPro, etc.

How to Repair Corrupted Video Files?

Step 1: Launch Hi5 MOV File Repair Software on your system. Click on Healthy File button and select a healthy video file as a reference.

Step 2: Next, using Corrupted File option, select the corrupted video file that you want to repair and click on Repair button to start repairing the corrupt video file.

Step 3: After completion of the corrupted video repair process, play and check the repaired file using Preview option.

Step 4: Save the repaired file on your preferred location.

Note: Healthy File which you need to provide, should be of the same format and codec as that of the corrupt video. And, both healthy and corrupt video files must be recorded using the same camera/camcorder.

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