VLC media player is one of the best third party media file players available today which can easily play almost all kinds of media files on almost all computing devices. There are hardly very little amount of files which are unplayable on VLC as this media player comes with most necessary codec pack preinstalled with it. A MOV file, being a famous and world-wide accepted media file format, should by easily playable on a video players such as VLC. However, in rare cases, the QuickTime MOV file causes glitches with VLC media player while playing it. Some of the known causes can be:
The easiest way to test if the file is corrupted is to use another media player or to copy the MOV video to another computer to check if it’s playing correctly. Other alternative if the MOV file not playing in VLC is to download or create a new copy of that MOV video if you can have access to it. Also note that VLC media player cannot play the content which is protected by digital rights management. If these are not the options for you to address MOV file not playing in VLC errors and if you’re sure the MOV video files are corrupt, then you will have to resolve VLC unable to play MOV file issues with the help of a reliable and effective video repair tool such as Remo Repair MOV, which is an expert in repairing damaged MOV video files.
Addressing VLC not able to play MOV file issues using Remo Repair MOV:
Using Remo Repair MOV application is the best option to resolve VLC can’t play MOV files issues on Windows and Mac systems. This tool can effectively scan and fix all kinds of errors and corruptions related to MOV video files. It is very user friendly to operate and to perform MOV file unplayable in VLC and other errors within no time. You can make use of demo version of this amazing software to scan, fix and preview the repaired MOV file before saving it on any location. Remo Repair MOV repairs all corrupt MOV video format without compromising in the original video quality.
Step 1: Install Remo Repair MOV on your Windows system and launch it. Browse the MOV video in concern and click on "Repair".
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: The repair process is intiated and it may take a while to complete. Click "Cancel" in case you want to interrupt the process.
Figure 2: Repair Process
Step 3: Preview the fixed MOV file by playing a portion of the video file using "Preview" option.
Figure 3: Preview MOV Video
Step 4: Save it to any desired location using "Save" option.
Figure 4: Save Repaired MOV