Easy Way to Repair AVI File Header

Fixing AVI File Header on Mac Machine

Audio Video Interleave (AVI) is now among the most popular video file format used to play video files on your personal desktop / laptop computers. AVI files are a basic multimedia file which saves both audio and video onto a single file this makes it more efficient than other video file formats. More to this the files are often used to make and save video calls on Skype and MSN Live messenger. However, AVI videos usually get corrupt or damaged due to numerous reasons. For instance consider the below scenario.

“Yesterday, you downloaded a very rare AVI video via internet. And since your download manager allowed you to resume the download process, you paused and resumed the AVI file download whenever you had time. Finally, your video got downloaded few hours before but when you tried to play the downloaded AVI file, an error message popped up saying something like AVI corrupt header. You immediately started re-downloading the same file again but the results were the same. Now are you wondering on how to fix missing AVI header on your Mac computer?”

Apparently, as stated in the above paragraph the reason for your AVI file inaccessibility is due to header file corruption. A header is a file location which stores useful information such as the origin of the first block of the AVI file, AVI file name, size of the video file, modification date, creation date, etc. Hence, if any problem with AVI header results in file damage, the header of an AVI video gets damaged due to the following reasons:

  • Interruption while downloading AVI video file from internet
  • Presence of bad sectors where your AVI videos are stored
  • Malware infection on AVI header file
  • Power failure while moving AVI video from one storage media to another
  • Abrupt system termination while editing your AVI videos, etc

How to fix missing AVI header on Mac?

AVI file corruption because of missing header can be easily fixed with the help of Remo Repair software. It is an advanced AVI repair software which scans, identifies and repairs header files of an AVI video. The tool effortlessly repairs inaccessible, corrupt, broken, damaged and unplayable AVI video with ease. Adding to this, the program allows users to preview the repaired AVI video before saving process. Furthermore, it runs on all the latest versions of Mac operating system including Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (64-bit), Lion 10.7 (64-bit) and Mountain Lion 10.8 (64-bit).


Steps to fix missing AVI header on Mac:

Step 1: First you need to download and install Remo Repair AVI software on your Mac system. Run the installed application. Select the broken AVI file using "Browse" option. Click "Repair" tab to start the repair process.

Fix Missing AVI Header - Main Screens

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: The software starts fixing your broken AVI file and displays the repaired AVI file. Preview the repaired AVI file by using “Preview Repaired File” option.

Fix Missing AVI Header - View Repairing Progress

Figure B: View Repairing Progress

Step 3: And at last save your repaired AVi file by using "Save Repaired File" option

Fix Missing AVI Header - Preview & Save Repaired File

Figure C: Preview & Save Repaired File