Black Screen While Playing Video - How to fix?

Black screen when trying to play video, but audio works fine? Download the professional video repair tool from Remo and fix the problem in just 3 simple steps. Try its free trial version now.


Sometimes, when you try to play a video, you get a Black Screen, after which you can hear only audio but not video. In such case, first you need to find whether the black screen problem is appearing only in this video file or with all other videos. If other video files are playing without any problem, then that particular video might be corrupted or damaged.  Before you conclude that the video is corrupted, make sure that all required codecs are installed properly. If yes, then proceed further to learn how to fix black screen when playing videos.

Simple to fix Black Screen problem when playing videos

A corrupted video will be fixed by following below mentioned methods:

  • Remove Adware that may be installed on your computer
  • Uninstall and re-install the conflicted/outdated Add-ons
  • Use different application to play the video
  • Troubleshoot your browser

If the video is not severely corrupted, then you can easily solve the black screen issue with the above mentioned methods. But, if you are still unable to fix the issue, make use of Remo Repair AVI tool. This AVI file format error repair software from Remo will help you to repair any kind of error or corruption made to the video file. It is one of the ultimate and reliable video repair tool used for corrupted and damaged video files of various formats.


Steps to fix Black Screen issue when playing videos

Download Remo Repair AVI software and you will be able to fix the issue “Black Screen while playing video” by applying below mentioned steps without any hassle.

Step 1: Launch Remo Repair AVI and “Browse” video file that is showing Black Screen while playing it. After selecting video to be repaired, click on “Repair” button to initiate repairing process

Browse video file and click Repair

Step 2: Monitor the status of repairing your selected video file by looking at the progress bar

View repairing progress

Step 3: On completion of repair process, click “Preview” option to save repaired file description and click “Save” button to store repaired video on desired location

Preview & Save repaired video file


Remo Repair AVI tool comes handy in all below explained scenarios:

  • Your videos may get corrupt due to virus attack or any kind of bad sector is present in your storage device that contains video file
  • Camcorder or device error while recording video files can easily corrupt your videos
  • Editing or compressing your video with third party applications can sometimes corrupt the video and make it inaccessible
  • Sometimes, the video file also get corrupt when the storage media, as for instance, memory card is completely full
  • When you face any kind of interruption while moving video from one storage device to another, then it is possible that your video might get corrupted
  • Video file also become inaccessible when you get CRC error or any kind of interruption while downloading the video
  • Application error or system malfunction is another reason behind the corruption of video file
  • Header corruption is the common reason behind video corruption which completely change its structure

Remo Repair AVI is designed with simple and user friendly interface which assist every individual in repairing video file that won’t play in VLC, WMP, QuickTime and other popular video players. This tool will repair videos generated by well-known digital camcorders or cameras brands. It is proficient in fixing video files located on HDD, external hard drive, USB drive, memory card, iPod, flash drive, etc. In addition, it supports AVI, DIVX and XVID video file formats.