QuickTime is a very popular media player developed by World famous Apple Inc. This media player helps you play numerous multimedia files such as videos, music, pictures, live images etc. Adding to this, QuickTime media players supports playback of High Definition videos (MOV, MP4) on both Windows and Mac operating system. However, many a time’s QuickTime player fails to play a video file on Windows and shows numerous error notifications after which your video becomes unplayable. And one such commonly encountered "QuickTime player error is 8971"
There are several reasons due to which you encounter QuickTime error 8971, some of the common ones include Windows system file damage, an incomplete installation of QuickTime player, improper deletion of an application file, malware / spyware infection on video file, broken download of QuickTime video from internet, bad sectors on storage media where QuickTime video is stored, QuickTime player up-gradation from older version to a newer version, application malfunction, hardware error etc.
Whatever may be the reason behind QuickTime error 8971, more often than not this error message indicates QuickTime video file corruption. And the only way to eliminate this error message is to repair the corrupt QuickTime video with the help of a reliable third party video repair utility.
Your best option to repair corrupt video file after encountering error 8971 is Remo Repair; this all in one utility helps you fix QuickTime error 8971 with ease. Adding to this, the tool supports to repair QuickTime error 23132 with M4V file as well as fixes errors associated with MOV and MP4 files in a very short amount of time. Moreover, the application works on read only mode which ensures no damage or modification is made to your original QuickTime video while repair process. Furthermore, the tool is compatible to run on all the latest version of Windows operating system including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.