AVI file is the most commonly used video file format for recording videos with camcorders or digital cameras. However, certain technical issues can damage AVI video file header making AVI file corrupt. Your favorite AVI video would stop responding due to the damaged header and media players fail to play the corrupted AVI file. Nevertheless, you can still make things better by using Restore AVI file software for fixing errors in the corrupt AVI video file.
AVI file header is damaged due to certain faults that arise while recording videos with camcorder. Firstly, the infected firmware of your camcorder may corrupt video file header. Secondly, while recording video if camcorder is showing low battery warning then also AVI file header can damage. Moreover, any sought of virus attack on your camcorder or on digital camera results in corruption in the flash memory card of camcorder. So, when AVI files are stored on the infected memory card, there are chances of damage in the AVI file header. Lastly, any sought of corruption in the file system of Windows/Mac OS might even damage header of the AVI files present on your computer.
Damaged header of AVI file did not allow media player to play the AVI video file. Hence, you need a program that can restore AVI header file and makes it playable. Such a software is Repair AVI. It takes a copy of the corrupt AVI video file whose header is damaged, splits the copy of AVI file into two different data streams (i.e. audio data stream and video data streams), repairs both data streams, and later adjoins the two repaired data streams to make a new playable AVI video file with repaired header. This application can repair avi index file easily. This software has the ability to repair corrupt AVI files lost due to frequent converting of AVI files to other video file format, virus attacks, improper system shutdown, etc.
Go ahead and download restore corrupt AVI Mac tool to repair damaged header of AVI files on Macintosh machine working on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, and Lion. Moreover, Windows version of this software is available for download, which works successfully on Windows 7, XP, and Vista. Not only it will fix errors in the AVI videos but also it can repair broken or damaged DivX and XviD video files. You can even fix broken AVI video files of MP4 player or Smartphone with the help of this user-friendly software.
Steps to repair AVI damaged header file
Step 1: Open the software to launch the home window. Click "Browse" and select the damaged AVI file on your computer, and when found click "Repair" as shown in fig 1.
Fig 1: Home Window
Step 2: You can check the repair progress as shown below in fig 2 and could even stop the process by clicking "Abort" if you wish to repair later.
Fig 2: File Repair Progress
Step 3: Click on "Preview" for previewing the newly created AVI video file as shown below in fig 3.
Fig 3: Preview Video File
Step 4: Select the destination location to save the AVI video file on computer or on other external data storage drives. Finally, click on "Save" option as shown below in fig 4.
Fig 4: Save Video File