There are times when you are not able to play a video file. This is caused due to video corruption. Video corruption can occur due to various reasons such as a memory card running out of space or turning off the camera before stopping the recovery. Video corruption can also occur in cases such as a virus attack or while using a data recovery software to recover a deleted video file. If you are looking to repair your broken or corrupted videos, then Stellar Repair for Video might be a good choice. In this article, we will be reviewing Stellar Repair for Video.
Stellar Repair for Video Features
- Supports all popular video formats such as AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MPEG, MTS, MOV, MP4, M4V, and more.
- Repairs out-of-sync, choppy, jerky, truncated, grainy, frozen, blur, and all other video errors and issues.
- Batch video repair allows repairing videos in batches rather than repairing a single file at a time.
- Advance repair feature that repairs severely corrupted videos using a sample file.
- View a preview of the repaired file before saving it.
Installing the software
Stellar Repair for Video is available on Windows as well as Mac. For review purposes, we will be using the Windows version of the software. The software can be purchased and downloaded from here. Before making a purchase, you can try out the free trial version of the software. With the trial version, you can repair and preview the software for free. Once you know that the corrupted video is playable, you can then go ahead and make a purchase to save the repaired video file.
How to repair videos using Stellar Repair for Video
Repairing videos with Stellar Repair for Video is a very simple process. The user interface is very easy to use. Follow these steps and you will have recovered your video in no time.
Step 1: Add the video file
To add a video file, click on the ‘Add File’ button. This will open the browse window. Select the video file and click on OK. You can also select multiple files and download them in batches if you wish to.
Step 2: Repairing the video file
Once the video is added, the next step is to repair the file. To begin the repair process, click on ‘Repair’. The software will then start repairing the video file. The time taken to repair the video file will depend on the duration and size of the video and also on your computer specifications.
Step 3: Previewing the video file
Once the video has finished repairing, you can view it by clicking on ‘Preview’. The repaired video will be played on the inbuilt video player so that you can verify whether the video is properly repaired or not. The demo version shows a partial preview of the repaired file.
Step 4: Advance Repair
In some cases where the video file is severely corrupted, the application will ask you to provide a Sample File for further repair. The sample file can be a video recorded from the same device. To add the sample file, click on ‘Advance Repair’. Once the sample file is added, click on ‘Repair’ to resume the repair process.
Step 5: Saving the repaired video file
To save the video file, simply click on ‘Save Repaired File’. If there are multiple repaired video files in the list, you can select the required files by ticking on the checkbox. Set the save location directory and click on ‘Save’. The repaired file will then be available in the specified location.
Stellar Repair for Video is a very useful video repair software that lets us repair corrupted video files by following a few easy steps. The software is very light and has a clean and simple user interface. The free trial version provides a free preview of the repaired video so that you don’t end up wasting your money in case the software fails to repair the video. With features such as advance repair that uses the data of a sample file to repair the corrupted video, you will have no issues in repairing your video. There are two versions available for the software, the standard version which includes video repair, and the premium version which includes photo recovery as well as photo repair. Since the software offers free preview, I highly recommend our readers to give the software a try.