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Treasured's Movie Repair Guide -- Android

Vendors: Multiple tablet and phone vendors using Android operating system
Models: Multiple models
Status: Due to huge number of models, your mileage may vary.

HTC, Samsung, Motorola and Sony Ericsson are among the largest Android phone vendors.
Android is a fragmented platform, there is a lot of format diversity as far as video recording is concerned, on both phones and tablets.


We recommend to use our tools (Treasured for Mac users, web tool for the rest) to verify that the damaged Android video files contain media and are repairable.

Preview will almost always be possible. Due to the variety of formats, in 10% of the cases you will have to provide a "good" video to achieve such preview.

How to repair unplayable Android videos?

The easiest way is certainly to ask our Movie Repair Service to do it for you...

Due to variety of formats, we cannot give very specific answers.
Determine the video and audio formats and go to the corresponding pages: H264, MPEG4 Video, AAC, AMR, H263, ...

Failure modes:

The causes of failure reported by Android users needing to repair files are:


The damaged files cannot be opened because recording did terminate abruptly, or movie index recovered from deletion is incorrect: While the media (video and audio) is present and not corrupt, the index and header of the movie indicating what the data means, is not present.

Repair consists in reindexing the movie.


Damaged files from Android phones and tablets can be in a variety of formats, and this can lead to different price points.
But most of the time, videos will be detected as "Mobile / Point and Shoot", the most affordable price category.

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