It is a terrible thing to face video crashes in the middle of the task. Recoverit Video Repair can help you repair corrupted videos on Windows and Mac. It has advantages as repairing plenty of corrupt video files, repairing videos with different formats at the same time, no limitation upon the size of video files to be repaired, user-friendly interface and such. You just need three steps to repair corrupted videos.


1.Launch Recoverit Video Repair

To repair videos, it is necessary to launch Recoverit Video Repair on Windows or Mac

  • On Windows
  • To make Recoverit Video Repair run on a Windows computer, please double click the "Wondershare Recoverit Video Repair" icon on the Desktop.

    If Recoverit Video Repair is not on the Desktop, you can input "recoverit video" in the search box on your Windows computer. And then click the App. The below image is the example in Windows 10.

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  • On Mac
  • To launch Recoverit Video Repair on Mac, please follow the next simple step.

    Double click the "Recoverit Video Repair" icon on the Mac Desktop.

    Not there? Try Finder-Applications-Recoverit Video Repair, and double click the software.

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    2. Repair Videos on Windows

    To repair videos on a computer, please follow the 3 steps.

    • Add corrupted video
    • Repair video
    • Save video

    Step 1Add corrupted video

    • Start with adding the corrupted video in the software surface. You can add corrupted video through two ways. Click the middle area of the interface "Add video and start repairing", or click the "Add" button.
    • Video Repair supports video format: MOV, MP4, M4V, M2TS, MKV, MTS, 3GP, AVI, FLV. It can repair multi-formats of videos at the same time.
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    • After adding corrupted video, the interface shows the information of corrupted video as File Name, File Path, File Size, Date Created, Operation.
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    Step 2Repair video

    Click the "Repair" button, once the repair action is completed, there appears a window telling you to save and preview the repaired video. Click OK to save the repaired video.

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    1Preview the repaired video

    Click the little triangle to preview the repaired video. You can check the video content to ensure that the repaired video file is genuine before saving it.

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    2Advanced repair-add sample video

    If the video is severely corrupted and doesn't meet repair expectations, choose advanced repair.

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    Click the folder icon, add sample video to repair. A sample file is a valid file created with the same device and the same format as the corrupted video. Advanced Repair uses the information from the sample file and repairs the corrupt video.

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    Click "Repair" button, here are some tips in the interface. The repaired videos will not be saved if you start Advanced Repair. Do you want to save the repaired video before Advanced Repair? Choose No or Yes as you need.

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    Step 3Save video

    Click "Save" button, you will see the prompt in the interface. "Select a path to save the recovered files. Please do not save files to the path where you lost them."

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    For example, choose E: Local Disk to save the repaired video. There are two choices, click "Recover" button, then the repaired video will be saved in the E disk, or click "New Folder" button first and then "Recover" button, the repaired video will be saved in the New Folder, and you can name the new folder as you need. It is convenient to find the repaired video in the disk with many files.

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    It will take a few seconds to save the repaired video.

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    3. Repair Videos on Mac

    Whether you repair videos on Windows or Mac, the repairing steps are very similar. To repair videos on Mac, please follow the 3 steps.

    • Add corrupted video
    • Repair video
    • Save video

    Step 1Add corrupted video

    Download the software on your device, drag and drop the corrupted video to software interface.

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    Step 2Repair video

    Tap on the option of repair video. Once the repair mechanism is done, a window will appear to show that video repair is completed. Click OK to save and preview the repaired video.

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    1Preview the repaired video

    Click small triangle to preview the repaired video.

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    The software offers a detailed preview before saving it to any location. What you see is what you get. Preview the contents of the video to predict the repairing effect.

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    2Advanced repair-add sample video

    If using the advanced repair, then add the sample video from your device, click the folder icon to continue.

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    Step 3Save video

    It is flexible to save the repaired video. You can name the repaired video, add tags and save it to the pointed position. And you can build new folder to save the repaired video.

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    Once done with the repair mechanism, preview the changes, repair and lastly save the video.

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    4. Video Repair Reference

    Video types to repair

    MOV, MP4, M4V, M2TS, MKV, MTS, 3GP, AVI, FLV.

    Support corruption scenarios

    • Video file header corruption
    • Video file system corruption
    • Corruption on the sound section of the video files – have videos only
    • Corruption on the video section of the video – have audios only
    • Corruption on the video slider
    • Corruption on the video frame
    • Audio video sync problems
    • Video errors like “video not playing” or error “loading media file could not be played”
    • Errors in movement of the video
    • Grainy videos
    • Frozen videos
    • Blurry videos
    • Flickering in videos
    • Choppy or jerky video playback
    • Video playback interrupted

    Repair corrupted videos due to the following causes

    • Memory card error
    • File transfer error
    • Improper system shutdown
    • Recovered videos are corrupted
    • Virus attacks
    • Improper download
    • Video compression issues
    • Change in video format
    • File read and write errors
    • Computer system crash
    • Playing videos on unreliable third party media players
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