How to Fix Damaged QuickTime File

Updated on February 11, 2020

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Are you facing issues while playing video files in QuickTime player? The video file refusing to play or showing audio video synchronization problems while being played? Don’t worry! It is probably because the QuickTime or MOV file you are trying to play is damaged or corrupted. And blurry videos, audio video sync issues, error messages etc. are all symptoms of corruption in video files. Now let us see the reasons for corruption in MOV files.

Factors responsible for the corruption of QuickTime video files:

QuickTime files can get corrupted due to a variety of different reasons as explained below.

  • QuickTime player crash while opening or playing files can result in corruption and make the file unplayable
  • Converting the QuickTime file from one format to another with unreliable third party converter tool
  • Using unreliable tools for recovering lost or deleted QuickTime files can cause damage to the file
  • Bad sectors/clusters on the storage drive where MOV files are stored
  • Removing a USB/external hard drive suddenly from the system when QuickTime files are being transferred

Remo Repair MOV - Tool to Fix Damaged QuickTime File

If your MOV file is corrupted and has become unplayable, then it is inevitable that you repair the file. And to repair such MOV files, Remo Repair MOV is the best choice. This software is embedded with intelligent scanning algorithms that scan the corrupted video layer by layer to extract all elements. On successful scanning, the tool starts to repair both audio and video frames, and later it adjoins the frames to form a single playable QuickTime video.

Since, it takes a copy of QuickTime file that is corrupted, and works on that data, there will be no change made to the original video. The entire QuickTime movie along with its original contents including text, pictures, animation, subtitles, video, and many other elements are recovered.

Remo Repair MOV is known to be the most popular HD video repair utility as it repairs high definition videos recorded by professional HD cameras and camcorders of all popular brands like Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Sony, etc.

Advantages of Remo Repair MOV Software

  • In addition to repairing MOV files, the software can also be used to repair MP4 files
  • Facilitates previewing or playing of the repaired video file even before purchasing the license of the tool
  • Available for both Windows and Mac versions
  • Free 24 * 7 customer support from technical team has been provided for solving any queries on using software


How to Fix Damaged QuickTime File with Remo MOV Repair?

Step 1: Download Remo MOV Repair software and install it on your Windows system. Open the installed program and choose a “Healthy file” that will be used as reference to repair the corrupt MOV file. Then click on “Corrupt file” button to select the file to repair. On selection, click “Repair” button to start with damaged QuickTime file repair process.

Fix Damaged QuickTime File - Main Window

Image 1: Main Window

Step 2: From progress window, you can monitor the progress of repairing damaged QuickTime file.

Repair and Open Damaged QuickTime File - QT File Repairing Progress

Image 2: QT File Repairing Progress

Step 3: Once damaged QuickTime video repair process is done, the tool will allow you to preview the repaired MOV file

Open Damaged QuickTime File - Preview Repaired File

Figure C: Preview Repaired File

Step 4: Finally, save the repaired video file to the desired storage location

Repair Damaged QuickTime File - Save Repaired File

Figure D: Save Repaired File