How to Repair Unreadable Video Files?

Updated on March 26, 2020

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Fix Unreadable Video Files

If you have a corrupted video file that is unreadable or refusing to play in any supported media player, then this post would be really helpful. Here, you will find a solution to repair unreadable video files with Remo MOV Repair, a professional tool to fix any issues with MOV, MP4, and M4V video files. To know how to, continue reading..!

What causes a video file to turn unreadable or unplayable?

There are many reasons for a video file to get corrupt and inaccessible depending on the way it was accessed. Some of the most known factors that cause a video file to get unreadable are detailed below:

  • Improper or incomplete sharing of video files from one device to the other (For example, interruptions like removing the camera SD card while transferring videos from camera to your computer)
  • External threats like virus and malware infection to the video files can result in the corruption of the file that inturn results in unplayable of the file
  • Converting the video file from one format to the other frequently using untrusted video file converter tools can result in the corruption of the video files
  • Faults in the header of the video files can cause errors while trying to play them resulting in corruptions
  • Downloading broken or incomplete video files over the internet
  • Errors encountered while compressing or decompressing MOV files for transfer or storage purposes can corrupt the MOV files
  • Errors in the video players or outdated players that run the video files can corrupt those files making them unreadable
  • Other errors may come due to modifying, cropping or enhancing the MOV files using third party softwares and from other unknown errors

Try fiximg unreadable video files with VLC Media Player:

Repair unreadable video files by trying these techniques: If the video files that are recorded using a camera or a Smartphone are unreadable, first of all transfer those files to a healthy computer and try to play them using a suitable media player (preferably VLC media player). If the video file which is inaccessible is on a computer, try playing that file using another suitable media player and if it doesn’t help, try moving the video file to another computer and access it from there. If still the problem persists, you may need a reliable video repair tool in order to address the video file issue and perform unreadable video file fix. One highly recommended video file repair tool for this job is Remo Repair MOV.

Repair unreadable video files using Remo Repair MOV tool:

Remo Repair is an ultimate and extremely powerful video repair tool that helps you in repairing unreadable video files effectively while retaining the file’s original video quality. No matter what’s the cause for file corruption, you can repair unreadable video files and videos that are severely corrupt using this tool. You can also fix unreadable video files, truncated files, audio video out-of-sync errors and much more with the help of Remo Repair software. Perform unreadable video file repair reliably as you can now preview the fixed video file by playing a portion of the fixed video file in media player. So, download the free version of Remo MOV Repair tool to fix unreadable video file, and preview the repaired video file for free.

Steps to repair unreadable video files using Remo Repair MOV

Step 1: Install Remo Repair MOV on your Windows system and launch the software. Browse the inaccessible video file and click on "Repair".

Unreadable Video File Repair - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: The repair process is intiated and the process may take a while to complete.

Unreadable Video File Fix - Progress

Figure 2: Repair Process

Step 3: Preview the fixed video by playing a portion video file using "Preview" option.

Repairing Unreadable Video Files - Preview

Figure 3: Preview Video

Step 4: Save it to any secure location using "Save" option.

Recover Unreadable Video Files - Save File

Figure 4: Save Recovered Video