Consider a scenario, where you are removing unwanted or useless files from your computer hard drive. While deleting unwanted files, you have accidentally deleted a folder containing a bunch of MOV video files and other videos, which had bypassed the recycle bin folder and got deleted permanently. Then, you have recovered that folder containing MOV files using some third party recovery tool. However, it recovered that folder, but none of the MOV files are playing in any media player. It is a clear indication that the recovered MOV files ended up in severe corruption. Now, the question of how to repair the corrupt MOV files after recovery.

If you want to repair MOV file after recovery, in an easy way, just read this article carefully. Before going to know how to repair MOV file after recovery, you need to know why recovered MOV files won’t play:

Almost all data recovery tools use file carving techniques to recover lost or deleted files from any data storage device. Header/Footer is considered the most common file carving techniques. Usually, data recovery tools recover files by identifying the features of data like header signatures, footer patterns, etc by assuming that files are not fragmented.

Once the recovery tool finds header and footer, it assumes that all data in between is a part of the MOV video file. This is true only if the file was stored in the same piece without any fragmentation. Whereas, fragmented files are split into several pieces and are stored at different places i.e., data is not contiguous. This is the reason why recovered MOV video files won’t play on QuickTime player. Therefore, you need to rely on some powerful repair tool like MOV Repair tool to fix MOV files after recovery.

MOV Repair tool to repair MOV file after recovery:

MOV Repair tool has advanced repairing algorithms, which helps in repairing corrupt or damaged MOV file after an improper recovery, in a few easy steps. It is a read-only software, it just takes a copy of the recovered MOV file and repairs each and every fragmented part of the recovered MOV file in order to make it healthy playable MOV video file. It does not alter the video quality even after fixing the issues, the same clarity will be retained even after fixing the corrupt MOV file. It supports corrupt MOV file repair after recovery on both Windows and Mac platforms. This software also supports recovered MOV file repair that are stored on all removable storage devices like pen drives, memory cards, external hard drives and many more. One of the other version of this software can be utilized to retrieve files from a broken WD external hard drive in a hassle-free manner.

Unique characteristics of MOV Repair software:

MOV Repair tool is considered as the most reliable and powerful repair tool, which is used by most of the users for repairing corrupt or damaged MOV files that are recovered using any recovery tool. It uses advanced repairing technology to fix recovered MOV files in an easy way. One can just download and run its demo version and evaluate the repairing ability of the software. After repairing the corrupt recovered MOV file, it allows you to preview the repaired MOV file prior to restoring it at your desired location. By previewing the repaired MOV file, you can evaluate the software and after you are satisfied with the tool, you can activate the complete edition and fix MOV file easily in a few steps. By employing this software, you can perform repair MOV file after recovery task on MOV files stored on the pen drive, external hard drive, thumb drive, memory cards, and many more. Furthermore, computer users can make use of this tool to recover data from a Western Digital USB hard drive quite easily in a few simple steps.

Simple procedure to repair corrupt MOV file after recovery:

Step 1: Click the option "Corrupted File" button and browse through the location of damaged MOV file as shown in Fig 1.Then click on "Repair" button to start the repairing process

Repair MOV File after Recovery  - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: The application starts the fixing corrupted MOV files as shown in Fig 2.

Repair MOV File after Recovery - MOV File Repair Progress

Figure 2: Repairing process

Step 3: Once after repair you can proceed to preview and save the recovered data as shown in below figure 3.

Repair MOV File after Recovery - Preview Repaired MOV File

Figure 3: Preview Repaired MOV File