Fix Corrupted Video Files on Mac

People often come across problems while playing their video files on Mac. This problem often arises as a result of video file corruption. Video file corruption become a common scenario. There are several reasons due to which a video file gets corrupt, some of the most prominent ones are listed below:

  • 1. Malware / virus infection
  • 2. Interruptions while transferring video files from one media storage to another
  • 3. Improper recovery of lost or deleted video file
  • 4. Corrupted storage media

Users often feel like once their video file gets corrupt, it cannot be fixed. However, this is not true as there exist some easy techniques using which you can fix your corrupted AVI file on Mac that too in a very short span of time. Want to know how? Just go through this article

Fixing Corrupted Video File on Mac using VLC Media Player

Many people are using VLC media player to play their video clips. And it is most widely used media player. Not just playing your video clips, VLC also helps to fix your corrupted video file. The only problem with this media player is, it doesn’t work if corruption level is very high.

1. Open your video clips in VLC and then go to Tools

2. Select Preferences followed by Inputs and Codecs

3. Next, pick Always Fix next to Damaged or incomplete AVI file

Repairing Damaged Video File on Mac using Remo Repair AVI tool-

No matter what's the reason behind your video file corruption, Remo Repair AVI software repairs it without any difficulty. It repairs video files that are corrupted, damaged, broken, inaccessible and unplayable on Mac computers. This all in one tool helps you for fixing corrupted video files stored on media storage such as Mac internal volumes, Mac laptops, external hard drive, memory cards, etc. Adding to this, the tool has the capability to mend corrupt video files recorded using popular camcorder brands including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Samsung, Kodak, Panasonic and so on. Furthermore, compatible to run on all major versions of Mac operating system for fixing corrupted videos.

Why Remo Repair AVI?

The tool doesn't add or change the contents in the video clip while repairing it. It even enables you to preview the fixed video file before saving process. You can download the demo version of the software to check its capabilities and also it provides free expert technical assistance.


Step by Step Guide on how to fix corrupted video files:

Download Remo Repair AVI application from the website and install the application on your Mac computer. Run the application and follow the on screen instructions.

Step 1: Choose the corrupt video file, which is to be repaired using Browse button. Click on “Repair” button to start the repair process.

How to Fix Corrupted Video Files - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Monitor the repair process by looking at the progress bar. After completion of repair, the application displays your video file description. Preview the repaired video file using “Preview repaired file” button.

How to Fix Corrupted Video Files - Preview Repaired File

Figure B: Preview Repaired File

Step 3: Finally save your repaired video file by clicking on “Save repaired file” option.

How to Fix Corrupted Video Files - Save Repaired File

Figure C: Save Repaired File