An important Xvid video file is not playing on your Mac system. Rather, it only pops an error message stating “Xvid Video Codec has stopped working”. Various methods that you tried to fix the error message gave no results. This is heartbreaking as it is an important video, and there is no way the video can be recreated again.
This could be due to corruption. When the XVID video codec is corrupted, you might get such error messages. You need to fix the corruption first to get rid of the error message, and make the video file playable again. Before that, let’s see few reasons for XVID codec corruption:
So when the Xvid video codec is corrupted, the following symptoms are exhibited - the audio and video of .xvid file are out of sync, the video freezes all of a sudden while playing, you are unable to fast forward or rewind the video, the file refuses to play on any media player, and so on. No matter what the cause for XVID codec corruption, but you need to repair the file as soon as possible.
How to Repair XVID Video Codec Corruption?
Remo Repair AVI tool will repair corrupt Xvid codec in just a short while. This application works on read-only mechanism which only extracts data from the corrupt XVID file, separates the audio video streams, fixes the issue, and joins the streams together to create a playable XVID video file. Thus, throughout the repair process, the original file is not modified or further corrupted.
Apart from repairing corrupt Xvid video, Remo Repair AVI software also fixes damaged, broken, inaccessible, or unplayable AVI and DivX video files with ease. All errors like audio video sync errors, Xvid video codec error, CRC related errors, header file errors, etc. can be quickly repaired with this utility. The program works well on all Mac OS versions.
Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair AVI software on your Mac PC. Run the tool; select the drive that contains the corrupt Xvid file and hit "Repair".
Figure 1: Browse Corrupt Xvid File
Step 2: Once the repair process is complete, you can preview the fixed file using "Preview repaired file" option
Figure 2: Preview Xvid Video
Step 3: Finally, save the repaired Xvid video file to any desired location using "Save repaired file” option
Figure 3: Save Repaired Xvid File