Movie Repair Guide 6th edition January 2013.
This guide is for...
- people looking for a solution to their damaged movie problems
- prospective customers of our Movie Repair Service, wanting to understand how it works and align expectations
- customers needing assistance with Treasured and their repair kit.
This guide contains the knowledge accumulated over hundreds of repairs. It exposes the concepts of movie repair, a vast and interesting subject with many techniques (and more yet to invent).
Video Professionals confronted with a corrupt movie file will find here information and tools to "save the day". Many articles contain also very technical information aimed at programmers and video hackers.
- First aid: What must be done when a corrupt movie is detected, to avoid make things worse?
- Evaluate the situation and take the first action
- Does it correspond to what you expect to recover?
- Methods to read a damaged disk
- Hide defects after a repair
- Rare cases where a DIY repair is possible.
- Setting Expectations: Will a repair be possible, of good quality?
- Common Defects found in repaired movies
- Dealing with a Storage failure (hard disk or memory card)
- Dealing with a Recording failure (hardware or software)
- Investigative Repair
- Treasured, the free diagnostic software (features)
- DeepMediaScan to detect media inside damaged disks.
- Movie Repair Service by Aero Quartet
- RepairMovie, the customized repair tool
- Profiles table
- Useful tools
- QuickTime errors
- Codecs Installation
- Remote Assistance
- Human Inspection
- Container Structure Correction
- Audio scraping
- RTP packets
- DV Aggregating
- Frame reordering for HDV
- Audio Video sync strategies
Media types and Containers:
- List of Containers and their repairability
Cameras and Video Applications:
We mention here only those that are repair routinely. Files from hundreds of other cameras or applications not listed here have also been repaired.
- iPhone and iPad
- GoPro HERO
- Kodak Z series
- Photo Booth
- QuickTime 7, QuickTime Pro and QuickTime X
- Canon EOS
- Sanyo XACTI
- Flip Video
- Telestream Wirecast
- Nikon D series
- Drift Innovations
- Samsung camcorders
- Android phones and tablets
- Livestream Procaster
- Final Cut Express / Final Cut Pro