MOV files sometime will not play on your PC. When you try playing it, you will get the error message like, “The file is incomplete and cannot be played”. Your MOV file went partial and you had lost the access to the entire file. There may be lots of reasons for .mov file corruption and partial data loss on it. Some of the scenarios in which .mov file shows the error message like above are discussed ahead. If the file is very important and you want to view at least the partial data on .mov file then you can do it with the help of repair software.
Scenarios in which .mov file gets corrupt to become incomplete:
- QuickTime MOV files get played partially and you will lose the some part of MOV file due to virus infection
- Downloading incomplete .mov file from internet due to server problem or any other cause
- If the MOV file transfer process gets interrupted due to sudden system shutdown, power failure, etc. then .mov file gets corrupt and plays partially
- Improper closure of .mov file on your computer corrupts it and leaves it partially accessible and you will lose the rest of the portion of MOV file
However, you can repair partial .mov file using repair software like Yodot MOV Repair software on your Windows computer.
Features of MOV file repair software:
Yodot MOV Repair software helps you to fix partial .mov file. You can get the .mov file to playable condition using this utility as it implements powerful scanning process. It separates the audio and video codecs and aligns in such a way that it fixes the problems with .mov file. This tool is compatible with Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8 OS. This program can even repair MP4 and M4V video file formats. There is a different build of the software available for Mac users.
Procedure to repair partial .mov file:
Hit here to download Yodot MOV Repair software and install it on the PC. Run the utility to get main screen. Select a reference .mov file of the same type as the partial MOV file. Then locate the partial .mov file on the computer and click on “Repair” option. The software starts repairing partial .mov file and displays the information of repaired .mov file. You can save it on a location on computer drive using “Save” option.