Know How to Fix & Play Corrupted Video Files

MP4 files are the type of files which are basically based on MOV video format. This type of video file format is usually large in size when compared to others and contains both audio and video codecs. However like other video file formats, MP4 files also gets corrupt because of various reasons. In order to play corrupted MP4 video files, you will need a MP4 fixing tool.

Consider a scenario – On a recent vacation you captured many videos of some memorable moments with your family. The videos were saved in MP4 format. After coming back, you transferred all the videos to your system and try to play them. But when you clicked on it, the player displayed that the file is corrupt. You become panic and that is a normal response as no one can bear this kind of loss. The next thing you will be thinking is that how to play corrupted MP4 video files?

Don’t worry, by using this Fix MP4 tool, these videos can be easily repaired. But before knowing the process of repairing MP4 videos, let us see what are the reasons due to which MP4 video corrupts.

  • Transfer interruption while copying or moving MP4 files from one storage device to another
  • Recording videos even when the storage media is full
  • Error in Camcorder or device while recording videos
  • CRC errors or incomplete MP4 video file download
  • Virus or malware infection in the MP4 videos
  • MP4 file header corruption due to some unknown errors
  • MP4 videos stored on bad sectors of the storage device
  • Changing the MP4 video file extension from one to another format can also lead to corruption in MP4 files

There can be many other reasons but whatever may be the reason, the Fix MP4 utility will prove to be the best. You do not have to worry about the original video files and other files saved on the drive. This software works on the read-only principle which means that it makes a copy of the original corrupted file and does the repairing on it. It separates the audio and video parts of the MP4 file, repair each part and then join them again to make a healthy file. It supports to repair MP4 files on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Windows 8. Not even MP4 files, this application works perfectly for MOV videos too.

Sometimes there are synchronization problems in the MP4 files which are so annoying. In this wither the video is ahead of audio or the audio is ahead of video. This might also occur due to any of the above mentioned reasons. The Fix MP4 utility is also capable of repairing MP4 synchronization problem and that too without any difficulty. The tool provides an intuitive wizard style interface that doesn’t require any kind of deep technical knowledge. Any user (technical or novice) can use it by just following the onscreen instructions.  

The Fix MP4 tool can easily fix broken MP4 files and it is compatible with all the latest versions of Windows & Macintosh OS. It can efficiently repair MOV and MP4 files created on a wide variety of camcorders like Kodak, Nikon, Canon, Samsung, Sony, etc. The software is available as a free demo version which can be used to repair MP4 videos. You can even preview the file after repairing and prior to saving. This will help the user in evaluating the results and then decide to buy the full version. The full version is required to save the repaired MP4 video file. Sometimes, you might end up having a damaged MP4 file after recovery. Apart from fixing MP4 files after recovery, this utility can also be used to fix choppy MP4 file on your computer or laptop.

Step-by-step process to fix & play corrupted MP4 video files?

Step 1 – From the main screen select the corrupted MP4 video file and a healthy video file for reference. Then click on “Repair” button.

How to Play Corrupted MP4 Video Files - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2 – Wait until the tool repair the selected video file.

Play Corrupted MP4 Video Files - Repairing starts

Fig 2 : Repairing process

Step 3 – After that the repaired file contents will be displayed. Preview the file.

Fix Corrupted MP4 Video Files - Summary report

Fig 3 : Summary

Step 4 – Then save it on a desired location.

Repair Corrupted MP4 Video Files - Save Repaired

Fig 4 : Save Repaired