Fix to Corrupt MOV files

At times you could come across corruptions while playing corrupt MOV files on VLC player. It could be a particular file or set of files that shows an error that the file is broken and the player is unable to read it. Moreover, there lies various reasons for why your VLC player is not able to play your files right. For a user, it could prove quite difficult to determine exact cause for the issues occurring with MOV files. It could be the codec issue, virus or malware threats, inappropriate compression, .mov conversion errors and various other issues.  Along this, the media player application could prompt to repair the file with user permissions.

If you know, the Windows VLC media player is capable of fixing your broken MOV. Upon encountering errors with .mov media it prompts you to repair the. Some users usually click on No option. You can rather check the inbuilt repair option available with the VLC program.

Fix MOV using VLC player

  • Launch the VLC application on your system
  • Select Media –> Convert or save
  • Choose add input files or streams
  • Press on Convert or save button
  • In the convert window, specify the filename for the destination file
  • From the list, select desired code option
  • Select the option- Edit Selected Profile
  • You can either select add a new profile or existing profile
  • Click on Start button

VLC will then start repairing MOV file making it play normally in the media player.

Repair .mov using Hi5 software

Alternately, you can repair mov files that are corrupt using a software Hi5 software in one smart tool that instantly repairs broken MOV files. It can fix erroneous MOV files from various devices as memory sticks, external HD, USB drives and memory card devices. Simply download the program- browse the corrupted MO V from the location – Continue to preview and save the file.