Nov 142011
freeware tool to repair or recover broken mp4 video files

File Repair is a freeware tool to repair or recover broken video files, Music files or document files. It is a powerful tool to repair a corrupt file broken due to download errors or virus attack etc.  Repair a damaged MP4 video file to play it in any common video player software.

In  an earlier post, we discussed about repairing broken or corrupt AVI video files. Sadly, no such specialized .mp4 repair tool is easily available for free.

File Repair is a free utility to help you repair simple MP4 files damaged due to virus attacks, application failures, system troubles or download errors. Broken mp4 files are repaired and saved with a different name to make them playable again. Simply download and install the File Repair freeware. Open a .mp4 file with File Repair. Click on ‘Start Repair‘ button and File Repair will start reading the file for damaged areas.

 freeware tool to repair or recover broken mp4 video files

Though not every mp4 video file may be recovered using File Repair utility, it is still worth trying. In our test it repaired a mp4 video file which was unplayable due to download error. Also, File Repair is probably the only freeware tool available to repair mp4 video files.

Moreover, if the free File Repair software fails to repair or recover your broken mp4 file you can send that mp4 file to File Repair team as an email attachment via email to for manual repair. Though not mentioned on File Repair website but if the file is large you can also try to upload the file to a free service like and send them the download link.

How to Download

Visit File Repair website for more information or directly Download File Repair freeware (Size < 2 Mb). File Repair is only for Windows operating systems and is compatible up to Windows 7. File Repair is not available for download for Mac or Linux.

Repair video and document files using File Repair freeware utility

File Repair utility can not only repair mp4 files but it can also be used to repair a wide range of file formats like video files, music files, document (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) files, MS-Access database files, PDF files, Image files and archive files. Complete list of files formats supported by File Repair can be found here.

Try repairing or recovering your unplayable broken mp4 files with File Repair free tool and share your results in comments.

Do you know of any other FREE mp4 repair utility or service ? Please share in comments!!

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