Easy Way to Fix iMovie Files on MacBook

  • - Highly advanced video repair tool that fixes corrupt or damaged iMovie files on MacBook

  • - Scans the corrupt video file with its advanced scanning techniques, and generates a new healthy video file within couple of clicks

  • - It completely works on read only mode and so repairs the corrupt movie file without altering it's original video quality

  • - Compatible with different video files such as AVI, DivX, XviD, etc. and all Mac OS X including the latest High Sierra


In this modern world importances of videos have increased a lot. Either it is a lengthy movie or a short video clip; it has to be made very enchanting and appealing. Here comes the importance of video editing software which provides the facility to do alteration in the original video.

What is iMovie?

iMovie is the video editing software created by Apple for computers based on Mac operating systems. It is a very simple and user friendly application that allows users to edit video files on MacBook and other systems with less effort. It is also a prominent media player in Macintosh computers that play .mov video files in it.

iMovie files that we use to play in MacBook are many times affected with errors. It won’t be playing as efficiently as the user expects. When you encounter such behavior of video files, try to take right initiative in order to fix corrupted iMovie on MacBook. Additionally, keep yourself updated by knowing all possible causes of iMovie file corruption so that you can minimize corruption to iMovie files.

Common issues when dealing with iMovie files on MacBook:

  • iMovie files keeps crashing continuously.
  • Movie files lacking sound.
  • iMovie cannot be connected with video camera.

These are some of the common issues caused due to corruption of iMovie file. How these video files get corrupted when processed with iMovie app on MacBook?

Some of the common corruption scenarios are:

  • iMovie files can get corrupted while transferring from one device to another. Abrupt removal of data storage device while transferring video files from MacBook, may result in damage of the same.
  • Instant shut down of the MacBook when it is running with low battery while editing videos on iMovie application may result in corruption of these files.
  • If a video file containing an incompatible video codec, it may exhibits a play back issue. Ultimately, video file won’t play with iMovie on MacBook.

iMovie files that are corrupted and cannot be played on the media player can be repaired using an efficient third party application. Video Repair Tool is one such application which can easily fix corrupted iMovie file on MacBook. The main features of Video Repair Tool are described below:

  • The application is able to fix corrupted iMovie file on MacBook Pro and other MacBook laptops. Similarly you can employ this app to repair iMovie files on iMac, Mac Mini, etc.
  • With the help of this application you can also repair damaged MOV files on Windows machines that are based on various OS versions like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc.
  • The application is built with automatic repair option which separates audio and video streams of the corrupted iMovie file and adjoins them to make a playable video file.
  • After fixing corrupted iMovie file on MacBook, this software allows users to preview that file.
  • Know how to fix video codec not supported on system with ease.
  • The application can be used to repair video file in all version of Mac OS like Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Yesomite and Mavericks.
  • Video Repair Tool can repair damaged MPEG video files and also other file formats like MP4, AVI, Xvid, Xdiv, etc.

Steps to repair iMovie files on MacBook:

Step1: Select iMovie video file to repair by using "Browse" option and then click on "Repair" button as shown in Fig 1.

Repair AVI File Mac - Main Screen

Figure 1. Main Screen

Step2: View repaired iMovie file before saving, by using "Preview repaired file" option as shown in Fig 2.

Repair AVI File Mac - Preview Screen

Figure 2. Preview Screen

Step3: Select folder to save file using "Save repaired file" option as shown in Fig 3.

Repair AVI File Mac - Save AVI File

Figure 3. Save iMovie File