How to Repair a Video File After Recovery

Updated on September 15, 2020

Has your recovered video file gone corrupt during the recovery process? Then make use of Remo Repair AVI software. This video repair tool is capable of repairing restored video files with just 3 clicks. Download the free edition to fix and play the recovered video. Along with repairing the recovered video file, the free Version also allows the user to preview and verify the video file before proceeding to save. Download Now!!!


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Losing important video files is itself a heart-breaking situation. And somehow after all the effort to recover those video files, facing issues like recovered videos not playing is another disastrous condition. But, don’t lose hope. You can repair your recovered unplayable videos and make them playable again with Remo AVI Repair tool. But, before knowing how to repair recovered video files, let’s know the causes behind playback issues of recovered videos.

Why Do Recovered Videos Files Do Not Play?

Generally, file recovery tools use a simple file retrieval technique to recover deleted/lost data from a storage device. And, the most common File Carving technique used for video file recovery is Header/Footer Carving. It restores data by recognizing header signatures, footer patterns, etc. features of a video file (in an assumption that file is not spat).

Once the header and footer of a video are located, the video recovery program thinks that all information in between these two (header and footer) is the part of the video. But, this is true only if the video file was stored as a single piece (without any fragmentation). Data present in a video file is not contiguous; it contains some unknown data. And, this is the reason why the recovered video file does not play on any media player.

Always make use of professional video recovery software. Do not use any untrusted or malicious tools that claim to recover files from memory card, hard drive, pen drive, USB flash drive, and other storage devices. Also, always opt for a video recovery software that provides a preview feature prior to saving. However, if your recovered file is already damaged, let us get to know how you can repair that video file with the below-given methods.

How to Fix Recovered Video Files?

You can repair recovered videos using a well-known media player like VLC or you can grab an efficient video repair tool like Remo Repair AVI for repairing recovered video files.

Fix Recovered Video File Using VLC:

Note: Try this technique on a copy of your recovered video.

  • Open VLC player, go to Media
  • Opt for Convert or Save
  • Select your recovered video using add input files or streams option
  • Click on Convert or Save button
  • Name the video file
  • Select desired Codec from shown list
  • Choose Edit Selected Profile option
  • Start the process

Remo Repair AVI to Repair Video After Recovery

Remo Repair AVI tool is a master where it comes to repair a video after the recovery process. The tool works flawlessly on all Windows based computers and effectively repairs corrupt AVI and other videos like XVID, DIVX, etc. that fails to play after recovery. Also, an edition of the software is available developed especially for Mac computers. Sometimes, your recovered videos will play on the media players, but the video playback will be blurry. Such cases can be fixed using this.

Once the repair process is done, you can play the healthy video file to check if it’s playing as per your expectations; thus, you can judge the ability of the software before activating its license. Videos which are stored on HDD, external drives, USB flash storage devices, media cards like SD, memory, CF etc. can be directly repaired using the tool. With the handy interface and ideal tech support provided by the tool, you will enjoy a trouble-free video repair process.

How to Repair Video Files After Recovery?

Step 1: Download Remo Repair AVI and install it on your computer. Select your recovered AVI, DIVX or XVID file that is to be repaired using “Browse” option. Then click on “Repair” button to start the video repair process.

Browse the video file that has to be fixed and click Repair

Step 2: After repair process gets completed, you can preview the repaired video using "Preview" option.

Click Preview option to see the repaired video

Step 3: If you are gratified with the repair result, save the repaired video file to any desired location using "Save" option.

Select Save button to save the fixed video file to any accessible location