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    Tony Capobianco is offline Registered User
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    Recovered .MOV files won't open in Quicktime

    Okay, so I accidentally deleted some footage I captured into final cut on to an external hard drive, so I installed Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery to get them back. Now that the scan is finished and I managed to recover the files, the .MOV files refuse to play in quicktime. Only certain ones can play in quicktime, but all I get is a black screen with no sound.

    I've done the following things since then:
    - Downloaded Stellar Phoenix MOV repair, and it did nothing
    - Attempted to convert them using Handbrake
    - Downloaded VLC player, and that didn't help

    Is there any working solution that can get these MOV files working again?

    - Thank you

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    Well .mov file be in small letters, the .MOV capital letters.
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    they will be in lower case .mov

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    When you converted them in Handbrake you should have Previewed them before converting. Do they show up in the Preview function of Handbrake?
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    The mistake being made is to believe that the issue is QuickTime issue. It is instead a file recovery issue. The OP has given us no information about the volume from which his videos were recovered, or the volume to which they were recovered.

 

 

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