Fixed - QuickTime MOV File won't Play

Resolve QuickTime MOV Unable to Play Issues

Is QuickTime MOV Unable to Play on your Mac computer? Is the QuickTime showing a blank green screen whenever you try to play a MOV file? Or you notice any symptoms of corruption related to the MOV files? Read on to know the exact reason behind this and how to effectively resolve QuickTime MOV file won't play errors using Remo Recover – the best MOV file repair tool available exclusively for Mac systems.

General reasons causing errors in QuickTime MOV files:

  • Errors while downloading the QuickTime files over the internet are common. Like, it is not unusual for MOV file to be broken or incomplete
  • Modifying or converting MOV files from one format to another can cause the MOV files to get corrupt and to render it unable to play using Mac’s QuickTime
  • A virus or any other malicious software can easily be the reason behind a corrupt MOV file
  • Environmental hazards like power outages / disruptions, and sudden termination of the MOV file while sharing or moving it from one volume to another can cause serious harm to the QuickTime MOV files resulting in QuickTime MOV file won't play errors
  • The MOV video file may have got corrupted while performing restoration from an accidental data deletion by using any unreliable third party software

How to fix QuickTime MOV file won't play errors?

  • If the MOV file is shot using a camera, try playing that file which is unable to play using QuickTime in the camera itself by using the SD memory chip
  • Try playing the unable to play QuickTime MOV files using various other multimedia players or transfer the MOV files to another computer and then try to open that file
  • Try to convert the corrupt MOV file to any other file format. For instance, convert the MOV file to MP4 file format using a reliable third party converter application which is available over the internet
  • Check for the corrupt MOV file’s data size, there should be a comparable amount of space consumed by the corrupt MOV file for it to be fixed or else it is very difficult to fix it

If any of the tricks didn’t help you in resolving can’t play QuickTime MOV files, then you will have to go for a powerful and reliable MOV repair tool such as Remo Repair MOV to repair such files without trying all the unnecessary tricks over the internet to recover them, as they may cause further damage to the MOV files.

Remo Repair MOV for Mac OS X is a brilliant and effective tool available on the internet that can efficiently repair QuickTime MOV file unable to play and extract all data from those files. For starters, the trial version of Remo Recover Mac is absolutely free to use. You can download this tool from internet, install it on your Mac and run the software to scan, repair and play the QuickTime MOV files using the trial version of this tool itself. Only after the repair process is complete, and after viewing the fixed QuickTime MOV file doesn’t play, you can go with the full version of Remo Repair tool in order to complete the Save action.


Steps to effectively fix inaccessible QuickTime MOV files using Remo Repair MOV:

Step 1: Download, install and run Remo Repair MOV on your Mac PC. Browse the MOV file that is ti be repaired using "Open".

Unable To Play QuickTime MOV Files - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Once "Repair" button is clicked, Remo Repair starts the repair action and you will see a progress bar as shown below.

Repair QuickTime MOV File Unable To Play - Repair MOV Progress

Figure 2: Repair progress

Step 3: Soon after the completion of the MOV repair process, preview the fixed video file and all its contents using "Preview repaired file".

QuickTime MOV File Doesn’t Play - MOV Repair Preview

Figure 3: Preview MOV Video

Step 4: Use "Save repaired file" option to save the MOV file on any desired location. (You need to have the full version of Remo Repair to perform this action).