MPEG-4 commonly known as MP4; is a video file format widely used to upload, share and download video streams from internet; this video format is so very popular these days such that it can be played on most electronic gadgets such as cell phones, Windows computers, laptops, multimedia players, cameras, camcorders etc.
Nonetheless, many users often come across problems and errors like “The movie video.mp4 cannot be opened. You may need to install additional software to open this type of file” and so on while playing their MP4 video file. You get the above stated error message when your MP4 video goes corrupt, after which you’ll no longer be able to play your MP4 file on any Windows PC. There are several events responsible for MP4 video corruption, some of them include:
Interruptions can be of several type, such as power failure, improper system termination, network inconsistency etc while downloading an important MPEG-4 file, presence of bad sectors on Windows hard disk where .mpeg4 videos are stored, MPEG4 video header corruption due to application malfunction, malware / spyware / virus infection on MPEG-4 video clip, transfer error while moving crucial .mpeg–4 videos etc. However, no matter what the reason is, you can repair damaged MPEG video files that are not playing, with the help of a powerful application called Remo Repair MOV.
Remo MOV Repair is an award winning application, recommended by many industry experts to repair not playing MPEG-4 file. This tool repairs damaged, corrupt, broken, inaccessible and unplayable MPEG4 video without bothering about the reason behind the file corruption. You can make use of this utility to fix corrupt MP4 video files of MPEG-4 codec compression and easily turn your unplayable MP4 file back to its working condition in few minutes. More to this, the tool easily fixes MPEG-4 videos recorded using popular DSLR camcorders such as Nikon, Canon, Kodak, Sony, Samsung, cell phones, Olympus etc. in case, those MPEG-4 not playing in any media player. In addition, the application even repairs other commonly used video file formats such as MOV and MPV along with repairing MPEG-4 movie won't play in Windows based media player.
Remo Repair MOV application should be your first choice when it comes to the situation where you need to repair MPEG-4 not playing properly, because Remo software provides users with advanced features which you don’t find in any other repair application. Some of the salient features of the software include, free demo version through which you can check the capacity of the tool to fix MPEG-4 video before purchase, preview option which helps users to preview the repaired MPEG4 video clip before saving process, non destructive application which ensures no changes are made to your original MPEG4 video while you repair MPEG-4 video file, easy to use GUI through which even a person with less technical knowledge can operate this application to fix unplayable MPEG-4 file, etc.
Step 1: Download Remo Repair MOV utility and install it on your laptop or desktop computer. Open the installed application and follow the on screen procedure. Choose your .mpeg4 file which is to be repaired. After selection, click on “Repair” button to fix the MPEG - 4 file which fails to play.
Image 1: Main Window
Step 2: The MPEG4 fixing progress can be monitored by looking at the progress bar.
Image 2: Repairing Progress
Step 3: As soon as the tool fixes MPEG file completely, the software displays its file description.
Figure C: Preview Repaired File
Step 4: Remo MOV Repairing program also allows you to preview the repaired MP4 video file before saving. Finally, browse for the destination location to save your fixed MP4 video
Figure D: Save Fixed Video