corrupt AVI files: is there a FIX ?

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by les, Oct 24, 2003.

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    les Guest

    I have a long .AVI file that is critical in a court case, but has been
    corrupted in some fashion. We tried several NLE programs hoping one of them
    could open up the file, but have been informed repeatedly that the file is

    My question is: can corrupt files be rejuvenated by some program that
    understands the code structure of AVI's ?
    Or, is there a player that is so tolerant of ECC problems
    that it plays the file ad hoc so we could view at least part of the file
    contents ?

    Any help or ideas are appreciated........... Les
    les, Oct 24, 2003
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    Will Dormann Guest

    Maybe try VirtualDub

    Will Dormann, Oct 24, 2003
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    Joe Guest

    Search for kazaa-lite - somewhere on their website is a program that allows
    you to view partially downloaded avi's - and another that rewrites the
    headers of corrupted files
    Joe, Oct 24, 2003
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    G L Guest

    G L, Oct 25, 2003
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