Here's how to repair corrupted videos using Wondershare Repairit

Do you have a video file that simply won’t load or isn’t displaying correctly? If so, it’s highly likely that you’ve got a corrupted file.

Videos can get corrupted while transferring, recording, editing, exporting, converting, and under a few other conditions as well.

But there’s no reason to panic. There are many tools available that allow users to repair corrupted videos without having to be tech-savvy.

Speaking of which, Wondershare’s Repairit is one of the best tools for the job. So in this article, we’ll show you the steps to repair broken or corrupt videos within just a few clicks.

Wondershare Repairit features

Repairit offers some useful features that give it an edge over most of the competition.

For starters, the tool lets you repair just about any video format including MOV, MP4, M2TS, MKV, MTS, 3GP, AVI, FLV, MXF, KLV, INSV, M4V, WMV, MPEG, and ASF.

Next up is the tool’s ability to repair corrupted videos using ‘samples’ from the same device or the same format as the corrupted video.

This process increases the chances of success while trying to repair severely broken videos.

Other great features include batch video repairing, preview key frames of repaired videos, and support for up to 8K resolution.

Steps to repair corrupted videos

Repairit offers two ways to repair videos — Quick repair and Advanced repair. The ‘Quick repair’ option gets the job done in just a few steps. So we’ll check that out first.

Quick repair steps:

  • Launch the Repairit tool on your Windows or Mac and click on the ‘Add’ button.
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  • Navigate to the location of the corrupted video on your computer and add it to the tool.
  • Once added, you’ll be able to see the details of the video file including resolution, name, size, time length, and more.
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  • Click the ‘Repair’ button to begin the process.
  • Once done, you will see a pop-up asking you to save and preview the repaired video file.
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  • Preview the video to check if everything is displayed correctly and then click ‘Ok’ to save the file.

While the quick repair process is usually successful, some video files with a lot of corrupt data might not be able to be repaired using this step.


But don’t fret just yet as there’s another option which is to use the ‘Advanced repair’ feature.

Advanced repair steps:

  • If the repair is unsuccessful with the Quick repair function, then click on the ‘Advanced Repair’ button.
  • Now add a sample which should be a valid file captured with the same device and the in the same file format as the corrupted video.
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  • Click on the ‘Next’ button once the sample video has been added.
  • Now the tool will check if the corrupted video can be repaired using the sample.
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  • If successful, click the ‘Repair’ button.
  • Now save the repaired video in any location apart from the one where the video was corrupted.
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That’s it. This simple and easy-to-use tool lets you repair files within a matter of minutes, depending on the video’s file size.

Moreover, you can try out Repairit from Wondershare for free on your Windows and Mac computer before you decide whether or not you want to drop some money on the premium version.

On that note, individuals can bag a ‘Perpetual License’ for the tool on Windows for a one-time fee of just $59.99. You can even opt for 1-month and 1-year plans for $29.99 and $39.99 respectively.

Those on Macs will have to shell out $39.99, $49.99, or $69.99 for a 1-month, 1-year, or Perpetual License respectively.


Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, made possible in association with Wondershare. PiunikaWeb doesn’t take any responsibility for the product being advertised here as well as how these applications are used.

About Wondershare: Wondershare is a software company that was founded in 2003, and provides easy-to-use software for creativity, productivity, and utility which is used in over 150 countries worldwide.


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