Repair your corrupted videos that not playing, no sound, black screen, flickering, etc. using the best video repair software!
With the convenience of mobile cameras in our pocket, we are able to create videos at anytime, but due to bad sectors on our storage device, virus attack, improper video opening/transferring/converting/editing, our videos may get corrupted, and it is not easy to repair a corrupted video without using a dedicated program.
A high-quality video repair program provides the simplest and most reliable solution to fix your damaged videos. If you need to repair your videos, we’ve put together this list with 15 best video repair software for you.
You can import one video by drag and drop for repair, or directly throw a folder and let Cisdem auto import all the videos in that folder for repair. The thumbnail, video size, length, resolution, title and path will be displayed to make sure you are repairing the wanted video, instead of wasting time on a unwanted video.
It is more than a corrupt video repair program, it is also a streamlined data recovery app with a heavy focus on restoring deleted or unsaved files in 1000+ formats, including videos, audios, photos, word/excel/powerpoint/pdf documents, archives, emails, bookmarks, etc. There is also a smart filter and convenient preview tool for fast recovery.
To save the space on your internal or external hard drive for recovered files, Cisdem also offers an solution to recover files to DropBox, OneDrive, Google Drive, pCloud, Box.
It has both macOS and Windows versions, applying to repairing and recovering files from internal or external storage devices.
Stellar is a famous software developer in the field of data recovery solutions. And it is easy to believe a developer as powerful as Stellar offers good video repair program too, it is called Stellar Repair for Video.
It can repair single and multiple videos in 20+ formats at one time, as long as it repairs your videos, the saved videos come with high quality. This program is designed to repair videos only, which means the repair process is quite simple and streamlined. However, this app responds a little slow when clicking its icons or loading a file, there is no video thumbnail to preview the corrupt videos that are not black screen. Even, I failed to preview the repaired video sometimes, the built-in video player won’t be able to open the video and preview.
Unlike Stellar, Wondershare’s Repairit is filled with repair tools to bring different files to life, including video, photo, microsoft office document and adobe files, also audio.
The interface is optimized for simple repair, which makes this program suitable for users that need to repair files very often. We’ve tested the speed, yes, the repair process can be done quickly, however, when we uploaded 10+ videos to batch repair, the program froze and finally crashed
If you are looking for a beginner video repair tool, MiniTool is a good start due to its neat interface and simple operation, which runs on Windows machines only.
To increase the chances of repairing videos successfully, MiniTools also adds a advanced mode that allows users to add a sample video and repair basing on the sample video. It supports batch repair as well, but patience is needed when repairing multiple videos in this program. In addition, the current version of this program is still V1.0.0, the performance may not be stable but we can expect a boost soon.
You can use Remo Video Repair for simple video repair tasks on both macOS and Windows installs. This tool doesn’t ship with additional tools for advanced recovery, you have to repair videos one by one, and have to download VLC or manually choose a video player to preview the repaired video. Though it cannot repair all videos successfully, the repair is speedy.
R-Studio is a pro-level video data recovery tool, not just a video repair tool. It may be one of the best data recovery solutions for advanced users, because it supports recovering files from bad sectors, damaged partitions, including those videos got corrupted.
Data recovery is not an easy job, but thanks to R-Studio’s great interface and online tutorials, all of its tool become easy to use, you can be a data recovery expert in no time, with the help of its advanced data recovery algorithm and in-depth file analysis.
The Mac version is much expensive than the Windows version, but both house all the features it promises to users.
Launched in 2007, Tenoshare has been offering data recovery solutions for numerous users, and 4DDiG Video Repair recently became one of its best seller, due to the increasing needs of video repair.
It operates on Windows machines to repair both video and photo files, video files includes MP4, MOV, M4V, 3G2, 3GP, and MKV
Running on Windows PC, this program can repair all common video formats friendly on Windows system, including MP4, MOV, MPEG, MJPEG, MTS, M4V, M4A, MKV, AVI, AVCHD, WEBM, ASF, WMV, FLV, DIVX, 3G2, TS, 3GP, F4V.
For slightly damaged videos, it can repair quickly, for severely damaged videos it asks for a reference video from users. Though the process is quite simple, it is pitiful that Kernel doesn’t allow previewing videos after repair.
It has an easy-to-use interface and offers multiple benefits, such as displaying input and output file path, show file path and identify the file status.
Digital Video Repair also facilitates a user-friendly experience, it won’t freeze or crash even when repairing large videos that over 2GB, and has a good support of 5 interface languages.
The latest version of Grau GmbH Video Repair is 4.0, which discontinued update since 2020. Its interface may not look stylish to users, it is still simple, similar to Digital Video Repair. Also, there is options allowed to customize repair /reencode/preview parameters. Only the full version allows batch repair.
When comparing iBeesoft with other video repair tools, we find it applies a different way to repair video or photo files, by repairing during the search. That’s to say, you need to scan the whole drive or folder to search the corrupted files first, then recover those files, however, some of those recovered files remain corrupted.
In fact, iBeesoft is a program designed to recover deleted files from internal or external disks, not exclusively designed to repair files. But it has an undeniably impressive interface to recover/repair file easily.
Although VLC certainly doesn’t offer a video repair tool as others we’ve listed here, it offers the solution of repairing videos by transcoding and some of our users find it helpful in their cases.
If you have some videos that are not playable, or come with back screen, no sound, you will benefit from its Convert tool, which is designed to fix compatibility issues.
It is one of the best online free video repair tool to fix corrupted videos in 6 formats. The free version gives users a delightful experience to upload videos, but the repair process does take much longer time than you think. The premium version supports batch repair and fast speed.
If you converts videos very often, you should be familiar with this tool, which features 6 file converters. Not only converts videos, it also repairs video in 4 formats. To repair videos with higher chances, it allows users to upload a similar video from same device that is not broken as reference.
Like any other online video tools, the biggest issue of using this tool is the speed, for the reason that videos always come with large size.
This platform includes dozens of tools to work on videos, audios, images and PDFs. Though the video repair tool supports fixing MP4 and MOV videos only, the recovered videos are in high quality. The main complaint about using this tool is still the speed, but this seems to be difficult to get solved at this moment.
When we were testing these video repair tools, we were impressed with the performance of Cisdem the most, it has the most comprehensive solution to repair videos in different formats, while this is just a welcome addition to its powerful data recovery feature. With Cisdem on your machine, you won’t feel overwhelmed at deleted, lost, formatted, corrupted files anymore.
Connie has been writing for Mac productivity and utility apps since 2009. Each review and solution is based on her practical tests, she is aways energetic and trustworthy in this field.