BenSoftware Movie Fixer 3.1

Free It offers a simple and handy solution to repair corrupted QuickTime Movie files.
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BenSoftware Movie Fixer offers a simple and handy solution to repair corrupted QuickTime Movie files. It happens sometimes that a file that used to play back normally may get damaged unexpectedly and stop playing. In such situation, it is recommended to make use of a tool specialized in fixing broken media files.

Before enabling the recovery process, it is advisable to make a copy of the corrupted video, so that you won't risk damaging the original file completely. Once the copy is saved, you can drag it onto the program, or you can import the duplicate file by browsing for it from within the application. Then, the program will ask for additional information about the file, such as the frame rate, the depth, the video codec, and the size. For better chances of recovery, it is preferable to provide the information as accurately as possible. Still, if you can't supply those details, you can choose the auto-detection mode offered by the app, though that will raise the risk of recovery failure. Once the settings are applied, you can start the recovery process, hoping that the program will fix the corrupted file.

In short, BenSoftware Movie Fixer is designed to help you repair damaged QuickTime Movie files. You can consider the program a good alternative for fixing also unplayable JPEG, MPEG-4, H.264, DV-NTSC, and DV-PAL file formats.

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Pros

  • Fixes corrupted QuickTime Movie files
  • Straightforward approach
  • Auto-detection mode of video parameters

Cons

  • Audio is not supported

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