Are you unable to play MP4 files in iTunes? Most probably your MP4 stored on your iPod device is corrupted and so you are not able to open or play MP4 video songs from iTunes library. If you are attempting to solve this issue, then you will get a perfect solution in this article. Losing iPod songs is frustrating as these songs may be your year’s collection. However, if you have proper back of the data, then you do not have to face any problem, you can get back your files in relatively less time and only less effort is needed. But, if you don’t have backup, then you have to use a repair program to fix unplayable MP4 video in iTunes from iPod devices.
Some situation you may face while accessing iTunes library MP4 files:
Let us consider a scenario, where you have connected iPod to your system in order to add more audio files to the existing list. While attempting to drag the songs in the iPod, you may get a message to restart your system. You have done as the message has stated and then connected your iPod you receive this error message “iTunes has detected an iPod that appears to be corrupted. You may need to restore this iPod before it can be used with iTunes. You may also try disconnecting and reconnecting the iPod”. This type of error message occurs only when file system of iPod devices is corrupted, or you have used iPod in different machine. After fixing this issue, when you tried to play or open those MP4 files in iTunes, you were getting wierd errors that indicates that the MP4 file is corrupted. It may be due to file system corruption or due to improper recovery using any third party utilities. However, using MP4 repair tool, you can fix MP4 file not playing in iTunes issue.
In addition to repair unplayable MP4 video in iTunes, you can also fix and restore MOV movie files on iTunes that refuses to play with utmost ease. It also uses unique feature to fix corrupted MP4 files on Mac OS X 10.5.8, Leopard, Snow Leopard Lion. You can also employ this application to repair not playing MP4 files in iTunes from various models of iPod devices like iPod Nano, iPod classic, iPod shuffle, iPod Touch. This tool has automatic repair process feature that helps to scan and fix unreadable MP4 files. Various camcorder brands are also supported by this program like Samsung, Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Casio, Panasonic, Fujifilm etc.
Guide on how to fix MP4 not playing in iTunes error:
Step 1: Download and install of MP4 file repair tool on your Mac system. On Welcome screen, you will find an option "Open" to trace location of your corrupted MP4 file. After this, click on "Repair" button to repair not playing MP4 files in iTunes
Figure 1 : Home Screen
Step 2: After that application will starts the process of repairing MP4 file and you can also see the progress of in a separate window.
Figure 2 : Progress of Repairing Process
Step 3: Once the repair process gets completed, click on "Preview repaired file" option. Once you click the option, you will be able to view your recovered file.
Figure 3 : Preview Repaired MP4 Video