Fix Damaged MOV Video

MOV is a well known video file format developed by Apple for QuickTime media player. This multimedia format is used for storing movies and other video files. Files saved in MOV format are compressed, which makes it easier for streaming or downloading.

Despite all these advantages and being a reliable video file format, MOV video files are sometimes prone to get damaged due to unfortunate incidences. And when MOV video file gets corrupted, it would suddenly freeze while playing, the video will not open or refuse to play on any media player. This is such an annoying situation, especially if it is an important video of your wedding, graduation, birthday or any other special event.

Well, you must be thinking how your .mov video got corrupted.  There are many reasons for a video to get damaged. A few are listed here:

  • If you play MOV video file on an incompatible media player, then the video is likely to get damaged
  • Frequently changing the file extension of MOV video may corrupt it. For example, you might change MOV file format from .mov to .mp4. Then again you change it back to .mov extension. Repeatedly doing this corrupts the MOV video file
  • Sometimes, you might use recovery tools to recover deleted or lost MOV videos. If it is an unreliable software, then MOV video files may get damaged after being recovered
  • While transferring .mov video files from system to storage device, any interruption like power shut down or abrupt removal of storage device from the system may lead to the MOV video files getting corrupted

Some of the causes for MOV video file damage were seen. If you are of the opinion that your MOV video cannot be fixed once it is corrupted, then think again. Remo Repair MOV software fixes corrupt MOV files in a secure manner and makes it playable like before.

Remo Repair MOV to fix damaged MOV video file:

The tool is designed to repair damaged .mov video file in a simple process. It uses read-only mechanism to fix the corrupt video; where only the data from the MOV video is extracted. Next, the audio and video streams are separated, repaired individually and adjoined together to create a healthy file. Thus, during the entire repair process, the original file is not modified or damaged further.

Apart from damaged MOV repair, the application also fixes MP4 video files that are corrupt or broken due to various reasons. The utility is also capable of safely repairing .mov and .mp4 videos that have become corrupt after recovering them using unreliable tools. The repaired videos can be played on all versions of Windows and Mac operating systems, including their latest Windows 10 and Mac Yosemite versions.

Remo MOV Repair software also fixes MOV video captured on iPhones. It supports various iPhone models such as iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 6+. In addition, there are a wide range of camera and camcorder brands supported by the tool. MOV videos shot on Nikon, Canon, GoPro, Sanyo, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, and many other brands can be easily fixed with help from this application.

Video and audio codecs supported:

  • Video codecs: mjpeg, avc1 and mp4v
  • Audio codecs: sowt, RAW and mp4a

Few precautions to prevent MOV video file damage:

  • Do not frequently change the file format of MOV video
  • Check for the authenticity of the tools that you use to convert or recover MOV video files
  • Do not interrupt MOV file transfer process by ejecting storage device or memory card from the system

Fixing .mov Files Mac

MOV is a popular video file format supported by Mac as well as Windows operating system. You can play these .mov video files in Quick Time media player which is the default and common media player for MOV and other video files.

What if suddenly your favorite MOV file becomes unplayable when played on Mac computers and you don’t even know the reason behind it? You will definitely get upset and might scream out of frustration. But that’s not a proper solution for your problem as the file becomes inaccessible only when it gets corrupted.

Some of the error messages which you get when MOV file gets corrupted is as below:

  • Unknown error has occurred in MOV file
  • The format is not supported
  • Wrong file format
  • Unknown Error has found Error Code: “STOP 0x0000001A”
  • Can not load “”
  • Unable to open file

What to do if such error messages not allowing to play MOV files? Does this error messages mean that the MOV files are gone forever? No, they aren’t!!! You can still repair such corrupted .mov files that throws error messages with the help of Remo Repair MOV software.

Remo Repair MOV

Remo Repair MOV tool designed to fix corrupted .mov file in a secure way using its read-only mechanism. During repair process process the software never edits or damages your original MOV, it just extracts data from it and then starts fixing unplayable video by separating out both audio and video streams. Later, it adjoins both streams to create a new healthy file.

This utility effectively repairs corrupted MOV file on various version of Mac OS including Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard. In addition Preview option is provided so that you can view the repaired MOV file prior to restoration which helps you to make sure that your file is repaired correctly.

Other features of Remo Repair MOV

  • Supports repairing of MP4 videos easily
  • Using this program, you can easily repair MOV file stored on different storage devices like hard drives, FireWire drives, iPods, USB external hard drives and so on
  • Even occurrence of error 2048 in QuickTime player which makes videos unplayable can also be fixed easily
  • Supports some audio codecs like sowt, RAW, mp4a and video codecs such as avc1, mp4v, mjpeg
  • Trial version of product is provided to check the performance of the software
  • Free technical assistance is provided by support team to solve corruption issues and other product related queries
  • Designed with intuitive user interface to facilitate simple and effortless repair MOV on Mac systems
  • The software can fix .mov files recorded using different brands of cameras like Sony, Kodak, Samsung, Nikon, etc.

Some of the corruption issues that can be handled by Remo Repair MOV

  • Interruptions During File Transfer: At the time of transferring MOV files from one system to another, if something goes wrong like abrupt ejection of external device might result in corruption of MOV file
  • Compatibility Issues: MOV video files can be played only on certain supporting media players. If you are playing your MOV file using a media player which does not play MOV file, then chances of your MOV video getting corrupted is more
  • Codec Issues:To play the movie files, the media player must contain a supporting codec. At certain situations the issues on codec can also impact while playing video files and damage it by altering file structure. Thus, it damages the video making them unplayable
  • Other Reasons: Frequently changing MOV file formats, Improper audio video synchronization etc that can make the MOV video file corrupt which can be fixed by Remo Repair MOV