Most of you may have used video files compressed with XVID video codec. Had any of such files faced issues while playing on your media players like VLC or KM Player? Well, this page is intended for users who are looking for a solution to repair XVID video files residing on their devices.
XVID is a popular compression technique which follows coding standard of MPEG-4 video. While compared with the DivX codec which is its main competitor, videos compressed using XVID is considered to have better quality and less loading time. XVID is open source also.
Registry Errors: System Registry is a huge database in Windows systems that contain important information about installed programs, hardware, etc. An XVID video file may get corrupt if your system registry faces several errors such as fragmented items, duplicate keys, lone entries, etc.
Outdated Codec in Media Player: For playing XVID video files, your video player should support this compression. Suppose you have forgotten to update your media player for long period of time. Then, you cannot play any of the latest XVID compressed video files using that player. Sometimes, attempt to play such a file can corrupt that file itself.
Installing Codec Pack: Sometimes, you may install a complete codec pack that supports different codecs for your media player. Actually it is not a good way of installing codecs. Some of these codec packs may be from fraudulent sources and are even capable of corrupting files compressed with XVID, DivX, etc.
Incomplete Download: If your XVID file download got interrupted due to any errors, it can be a possible reason for the corruption of that file. You have to fix XVID video file hence downloaded in order to make that file playable.
You must have gone through different causes that corrupt an XVID file. By properly installing XVID codec on your media player, you can resolve most of the codec issues associated with playback. But it may not be applicable always. In such situations, you may have to go for an XVID video file repair tool for fixing issues associated with that. Probably file corruption would be the main reason of this that you can fix with the help of a tool called Repair Video. A few significant features of this software are listed below.
Step 1: Download and install the free version of this utility on your PC and launch it. Select the corrupted XVID file to be repaired. Then click on "Repair" button to initiate repairing process as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Home Screen
Step 2: After successful repair, you can "preview" repaired file as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Preview File
Step 3: If you are satisfied with the result, you can purchase the full version of this software in order to save the repaired XVID file as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Save File