How to Repair Corrupt Videos - MiniTool Video Repair Manual [MiniTool Wiki]

Getting Started

What Is MiniTool Video Repair?

MiniTool Video Repair is free and 100% safe video repair software for Windows computers. It helps you repair MP4/MOV/M4V/F4V files if they get damaged/corrupt unexpectedly. It can fix broken video files from all devices, including computers, phones, SD cards, USB flash drives, HDDs, various cameras like GoPro, DJI drones, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Panasonic, and more. Besides, it supports batch video repair.

System Requirements

  • Supported operating systems: Windows 10/8/8.1/7
  • CPU: Intel Pentium Processor
  • RAM: 2GB (4GB recommended)
  • Storage: 250MB or larger free hard disk space

Download and Install

MiniTool Video Repair is a free video repair tool. Click to download this video repair software and follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your computer.

Free Download

Main Interface Introduction

software main interface

  1. Add video(s) and start repairing: the add video(s) button.
  2. Hamburger icon: the menu button.
  3. Online Help: view the online manual for users
  4. Contact us: fetch our support contact information.
  5. About: learn more information about this software.
  6. Feedback: give us online feedback.

How to Fix Corrupt Video Files with MiniTool Video Repair?

Here’s how to use MiniTool Video Repair to repair MP4 files under different situations.

How to Repair a Corrupt MP4 File?

Step 1: Launch this software to access its main interface.

Step 2: Click the middle Add video(s) button and select the corrupt video file you want to fix from your device.

click Add

Step 3: Click Repair to start the video repairing process.

click Repair

Step 4: If the repair is successful, you will see the following pop-up window. Click OK to close the window.

repair is successful

Step 5: Click Preview to preview the video repair effect.

click Preview

Step 6: Click Save All and select a suitable location to save the repaired video file.

save the repaired MP4 file

How to Perform an Advanced Repair?

If your video file is heavily damaged, you can use the Advanced Repair feature to repair it. This feature allows you to add a sample video to assist in repairing the broken video.

Note: The sample video should be a playable video file with the same format created with the same device.

Step 1: Open the software.

Step 2: Click Add video(s) and select the video file you want to repair from your device.

click Add

Step 3: Click Repair to start repairing the MP4 file.

click Repair

Step 4: If the video file is severely corrupted, you will see the following pop-up window. Click OK to close the window.

failed to repair

Step 5: Click Advanced Repair and select a sample video from your device.

add a sample video

Step 6: After the video is successfully repaired, preview it and click Save All to save it to a suitable path.

How to Perform a Batch Video Repair?

MiniTool Video Repair also supports batch video repair. In this part, we show you how to do this.

Step 1: Open the software.

Step 2: Click Add video(s) and select the video files you want to repair. If the corrupt video files are in the same folder, you can press the Ctrl key on your keyboard and select the target video files. Then, click Open to add these selected video files to the software.

add multiple video files

If the target video files are distributed in different folders, you can add them one by one. After adding one video, you can click the Add button on the bottom to add another one.

add more video files

Step 3: Click Repair to start repairing these video files at the same time.

perform a batch video repair

Step 4: When the video repair processes end, you can preview them and click Save All to choose a suitable location to save the repaired video files.

Bottom Line

Reading here, you should know what MiniTool Video Repair is and how to fix corrupted video files using this free video repair tool. Should you have other questions about this software, you can feel free to contact us via [email protected].

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