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Rescue Corrupt Video with these Tools


Stuff happens… Movie files can easily get corrupted, and re-shoot is not a option. Fortunately, most of the time a repair is possible…until now.

Here are nine tools to help you get your video back:

For the Mac

Treasured – check whether a corrupt file still contains the precious footage and is repairable, directly on their computer and in a few minutes. If you decide to repair the file, Treasured sends the report to the software owners, whose technicians will develop a customized solution. Treasured and Movie Repair Service are designed to work perfectly together, delivering a 90% success rate in a 48 hours turn-around time.

RescuePRO for MAC 3.2– Recover files that have been deleted from digital media quickly and easily. RescuePRO is an easy to use Application for MAC OS X 10.1 and higher and is compatible with Memory Sticks, SmartMedia, CompactFlash, Floppy Disks and most other forms of digital media. Simply insert your digital media into the reader, and run RescuePRO on the media, and then save the files off to another location. There is no easier way to salvage those important files you thought were lost forever.

Stellar Phoenix iPod Recovery – Recovers lost music, pictures and video files.

File Juicer – Recover images and video from erased flash cards

For the PC

DiVx Repair Great free tool to repair your video files. Repair divx avi asf wmv wma rm rmvb file can not be played or dragged. Repair divx avi asf wmv wma rm rmvb file which are not completely downloaded. Repair partly corrupted video files.

Digital Video Repair – small utility for repairing (fixing) AVI files. You can repair partly damaged or corrupted AVI file in these cases:

BAD CD/DVD Reader 1.0 – it can copy data from unreadable CDs and DVDs.Can copy whole CD/DVD in one click

MediaUndelete – recover lost data from Smart Media, CompactFlash, Memory Sticks, SD , mini SD cards, xD-Picture card, MultiMediaCard, CD, MiniDisk or almost any other type of media used by digital cameras. If you have unintentionally deleted or formatted pictures, videos or sound files on your data medium or have pulled it out during a write operation, not to worry – MediaUndelete™ can easily, quickly and absolutely reliably reconstruct the lost data.

XD Card Files Recovery – Memory card data retrieval utility to get back deleted photos images, .jpg, .bmp, .tiff, .png, .gif, and .mpeg, digital pictures from removable media card. Restore .mp3, .mp4, .avi, .wav, .mov, .dat, music, audio, video files. Tool recovers corrupted data, lost files due to power failure. Utility recovers data from corrupted memory card. Software is read only, non destructive and interactive GUI. Tool can recover text office documents.

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  • Antone Davis said:

    I was looking for tool which can rescue my corrupt video. Did you offer free demo version of your tool? Remo Recover for Mac provides free demo version for the users.

  • admin (author) said:

    great resource…..thanks Javier

  • Javier Boronat said:

    There’s a new player in town.


    It allows you to diagnose and repair your damaged clips using an optimized HTML5 web-interface.
    It’s ultra fast and supported by all recent browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE10). It’s worth to try!

  • Alexander Grau said:

    There’s a new video repair tool that allows to repair corrupt MP4 movies:


    It can automatically repair damaged .mov or .mp4 movie files (generally, all movie files based on QuickTime container format) that use one of the following codec formats:

    * avc1 (H264/AVC, used by most digital cameras, HD video cameras, iPhone, etc.)
    * mp4v (H264/ISO, used by a few cameras)
    * MPG2 / xdvc / xd5d (MPEG-2 / XDCAM, used by Sony cameras)
    * jpg (Motion JPEG, used by Panasonic cameras)
    * icod (Apple Intermediate Codec, used by Final Cut)
    * dvc / dvpp / dvhp (DVCPRO / DVCPRO HD, used by Panasonic cameras)

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