MOV is a video file format used to store movie and other video files which uses a proprietary compression algorithm developed by Apple Inc. Each MOV file constitutes a multimedia container file which contains one or more tracks. Each track holds particular type of data like audio, video, effects, etc. MOV files are compatible with both Mac and Windows computers but in order to play MOV file in Windows computer it needs an additional component like QuickTime player. MOV file format is also called as Quick Time File Format (QTTF).
Most of the digital camcorders use MOV file format to store recorded videos. One of the main advantages of MOV files is the ability to contain abstract data references, with which they can be easily edited without rewriting entire media data. Sometimes MOV files get corrupt due to various reasons and fail to play. In case if an important video file get corrupt, it really frustrating. From now onwards, no need to worry about corrupt MOV files, because it is no more complex to fix corrupt MOV file.
Prior to discussing how to repair damaged MOV file, it is good to know how they get corrupt. Some of the common reasons for MOV file damage are listed here.
No matter how your files get corrupt, using some MOV repair software you can fix MOV video file at your finger tips. Whenever some track information of MOV file get corrupt, your video player fails to play such files and display that file is corrupted. This utility repair MOV files not playing due to some track information corruption by removing such corrupted tracks and rejoining the MOV file. Removing few tracks from an entire MOV file will never affects its quality and it is even not possible to notice the removed track while playing. Once the corrupt track information is removed, the video file plays normally.
Repair MOV is one such advanced MOV repair utility which is specially designed for Mac computers to repair corrupt or damaged MOV files. This software facilitates you to repair QuickTime MOV files with an advanced repair algorithm. Apart from MOV files, this tool helps to repair damaged MP4 files which are not playable on QuickTime. It can also be used effectively to fix damaged MOV on iPhone. Using this tool you can preview the repaired file before saving them which helps to evaluate the tool. The tool can be comfortably used to repair video MOV file on MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac and various Macintosh machines.
You can follow the simple steps given below to use this software to fix MOV file:
Step 1: Download and install the trial version of Repair MOV and launch it using desktop icon. Welcome window appears as shown in fig 1.
Fig 1: Main Window
Step 2: Click on "Open" to select MOV file which you wish to repair. Once you select the file click on "Repair" button to proceed.
Step 3: The software starts repair process as shown in fig 2.
Fig 2: Scan Process
Step 4: Once the repair process is completed, click on "Preview Repaired File" to preview the repaired file as shpwn in fig 3. If you are happy with repaired results, then activate the software and click on "Save Repaired File" to save the repaired file.
Fig 3: Preview Repaired Mov File