MP4 file format is one of the container format, which permits grouping of audio steam, video stream, subtitles, images or photos, 3D graphics and different others in single file. Just like any of the video file formats, it permits users streaming over the World Wide Web. There is single file extension for MPEG-4 Part 14 files that is .mp4, but some have other type of extensions too. A few of the related file formats are.m4a and .m4p. Basically M4A (used only for audio) is generally compressed by usage of AAC encoding method. M4P file is a protected file format which has DRM technology to limit anyone from copying.
Sometime such useful file get corrupted or damaged due to varied reasons. As MP4 file gets corrupted to any reason different kind of error message is reported to the users. If you too are facing some kind of problem while accessing MP4 file then, simply make use of MP4 Repair Mac software. A few of the frequent reasons for MP4 file corruption on Mac system are detailed as follow:
Improper Recovery: Many a time we delete or lose some of the important MP4 files due to varied reasons. To recover such deleted or lost file we use recovery software. If the software which is implemented for making data recovery isn’t authenticate or reliable then it may deliver corrupted or damaged MP4 file. Every time user tries to play such a file some kind of error is reported.
Error while Transferring / Downloading: We usually get MP4 files from either internet or other storage device. If while transferring or downloading such a file any sort of error occurs then it can result in corruption. Error while downloading or transferring can happen due to various reasons such as faulty internet connection, server issue, driver issue, ejection of external drive, and different others.
Improper Closing: File like MP4 can also get corrupted due to improper closing. When the files are closed in forceful way then it is possible that the file header of MP4 may get corrupted. As we know each of the file detail is kept in file header therefore, if it gets corrupted, entire file is of no use. After this issue there is no manual way to regain access to the corrupted MP4 file.
Faulty Player: MP4 file can be played on numerous plays without any glitch. If any of these video players is faulty then it can result in corruption of some important MP4 file. Any of us may get faulty player due to installation error, registry issues, etc.
Defective Firmware: MP4 file can be easily created upon variety of camera and camcorders. If any of these gadgets which are used to create the MP4 file becomes faulty then it can result in corruption of MP4 file. Besides these all reasons MP4 file can get corrupted due to different other reasons such as CRC error, storage of MP4 file over bad sectors, codec issues, etc.
There are few of the error messages that mean MP4 file is corrupted:
Some of the symptoms which mean that MP4 file is corrupted to some extend:
All of these issues can be easily fixed by the use of MP4 Repair Mac software. This MP4 Repair Mac automatically splits both the audio and video stream data and fixes them separately. After fixing is done it rejoins both the data streams to make new MP4 file. MP4 Repair Mac utility is just read only software which scans the damaged or corrupt MP4 file in few seconds and develops a new MP4 file having all the characteristics of the old one. Hence, if you are not satisfied with the preview of the file, you can simply opt for some other software. MP4 Repair Mac utility is completely automated therefore; users need not follow any of the complex or cumbersome procedure. Any of you can make use of this software over different Mac based system such as Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion, Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks. The user interface of this utility is very simple, which permits even the new computer or laptop users to easily perform damaged MP4 file repair Mac.
This MP4 Repair Mac software can easily fix large sized MP4 video files. It can be equally used over HFS+ and HFSX file system on any Mac computer or laptop. The codecs supported by this utility are avc1, mp4v, mjpeg, sowt, RAW, and mp4a. MP4 Repair Mac requires just few MB for its installation and hence, it won’t make any impact on the performance of the Mac system.
Supported Camera and Camcorders brands by MP4 Repair Mac:
Kodak, Nikon, Casio, Panasonic, Canon, Olympus, Fujifilm, Samsung, Contour, GoPro, Sanyo, Blackmagic Design, Sony, iPhone, Replay, and iStopMotion