MP4 files are based upon MOV format and contain combination of audio, video files information such as video clip. These MP4 files are quite larger and depend on the compression codex used. Larger files are more vulnerable to corruption as they extend on the larger section of physical media. Like any other file format, MP4 audio file also gets damaged under many circumstances. In order to repair corrupted MP4 file you need to make use of relevant MP4 file repair software.
Nowadays MP4 file format is supported by several multimedia electronic devices such as digital camera, camcorder, PSP, mobile phones etc. Since MP4 supports latest technologies such as PSP, iPods, so it has become one of the common media file formats in smart phones. MP4 is the next step for MP3 and was introduce in the year 1998. It is abbreviated as MPEG–4 Part 14, MPEG refer to Motion Picture Expert Group, which is responsible for setting the industry standards regarding digital audio and video. There are instances of MP4 file corruption which makes it unreadable.
Most common scenarios leading to the unreadable of MP4 files are mentioned below:
You can easily protect your MP4 files from getting corrupted by taking some precautions steps mentioned below:
Even after taking all the precautions, if your MP4 files are getting corrupted and become inaccessible then in that case it is necessary for you to use proficient MP4 Repair software so that you can repair MP4 files and fix the issue. This tool can easily fix corrupted and broken MOV, MP4 video files in a few minutes. In addition, this fix MP4 tool is capable to fix MP4 audio files that have been damaged due to various logical reasons in few simple steps.
This tool has automated repair process feature which helps to scan and repair severely damaged and corrupted MOV or MP4 files automatically. Video - avc1, mp4v, mjpeg and Audio – Audio, RAW, mp4a are some of the prominent codec’s that are supported by this application. There are many camcorder brands that are supported by this software viz. Samsung, Sanyo, Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Casio, Panasonic, Fujifilm etc. If you need to repair trunceted MP4 file recorded in any of these camera brands, use this application for quick repair. To know more about repair process, visit this link: www.repairmp4.com/truncated.html
Steps to Repair Unreadable MP4 files:
Step1: Download and Install demo version of Repair MP4 software and launch it by clicking on the desktop icon. As soon as you launch it, you will come across the main window as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 : Home Screen
Step2: After this, you have to select your unreadable MP4 file from the location where it has been stored. You have to click on "Open" button in order to trace the location of your corrupted MP4 video file and load it. Immediately after this, you have to click on "Repair" button in order to execute the repair process as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2 : MP4 File Selection window
Step 3: Once the button turns green, the software will start its repairing process immediately. You can see the progress of the repair process in a separate window as shown in Figure 3
Figure 3 : Progress of Repairing Process
Step 4: Click on "Preview repaired file" option once the repair process gets completed effectively. Once you click on Preview repaired file option, you will be able to preview your repaired file as shown in Figure 4
Figure 4 : Final step - Preview screen shot
NOTE: The main advantage of demo version is that you can easily preview your repaired file as soon as the repair process gets over, but the disadvantage is that you cannot save repaired file until and unless you activate the full version of this software. In the preview screen shot, you can see that "Save repaired file" option is located after Preview repaired file option but this option is disabled in demo version. Therefore, you need to buy the full version of this application in order to save your repaired file successfully.