Videos are an indispensable part of our digital world. Whether downloaded movies, YouTube videos, or DSLR HD shoots, we love watching, creating, editing, sharing, and transferring videos. However, any disruption in the videos can make our video viewing experience frustrating.
Below are mentioned some of the common video-related problems with their effective solutions.
1. Choppy, Blurry, or Jerky Video Playback
Choppy, blurry, or jerky videos are frustrating to watch. The issue can be with your recorded or downloaded videos. The poor video quality can be attributed to corrupt SD cards, camera glitches while shooting videos, codec issues, or outdated media players.
Try to play your video in another media player and update your drivers. If the issue does not resolve, the best and assured way to fix choppy, blurry, and jerky videos is through Stellar Repair for Video, which fixes all kinds of corruptions in the video in the AVI, ASF, WMV, MKV, FLV,
DIVX, WEBM, MJPEG, MPEG, AVCHD, MTS, MOV, MP4, M4V, 3G2, 3GP, and F4V video files. Read More
2. Video Files Corrupted after Recovery
3. Sluggish or Video Playing Slowly
Your videos can sometimes be sluggish, playing very slowly or taking a long time to buffer, making the video playing experience annoying. The problem could be with the internet speed, browser, computer, or video file itself.
To resolve the slow playing video issue, fix the browser by deleting the cache and temporary files. Then, update the video card drivers or disable hardware acceleration through settings. Also, choosing an Ethernet cable over Wi-Fi increases the speed of online videos.
If none of these methods work, the problem could be with the video file. It may have turned corrupt or damaged. Employ a third-party repair tool like Stellar Repair for Video. It fixes all sorts of corruption in the video and makes it a seamless play.
4. PC Crashes, Lags, or Gets too Slow During Editing
5. Out-of-Sync Video or Audio Video Lag Issue
Out-of-sync or mismatched audio is an annoying video quality issue. You can temporarily fix audio video sync or lag issue with the help of VLC Player by setting the audio sync manually. The other manual ways worth trying once are reinstalling the drivers and performing a system reset on your system.
Alternatively, using repair software is a much simpler way to fix audio lag issues in videos. For example, Stellar Repair for Video can fix out-sync videos, making them perfectly playable.
6. No Sound in Video
While playing the video, if there is no sound, ensure the connections of the external speaker are proper. Then, update the sound driver through Device Manager on your system. If this does not work, try uninstalling and reinstalling your system’s audio driver.
Audio troubleshooters on your PC may also be able to fix the audio problems. To run the troubleshooter, go to the Start tab, type Troubleshoot, and select Troubleshoot from the results list; choose Playing Audio > Run the troubleshooter. If none of the manual methods work, it means the ‘no sound’ issue is due to the corruption in the video file. Leverage Stellar Repair for Video that effectively fixes the missing sound problems in your video file. The tool supports repairing sound issues in AVI, ASF, WMV, MKV, FLV, DIVX, WEBM, MJPEG, MPEG, AVCHD, MTS, MOV, MP4, M4V, 3G2, 3GP, and F4V videos file formats. Read More
7. Videos Playing in Slow Motion
The ‘slo-mo’ video issue can be tackled by adjusting the speed in the Windows Media Player or QuickTime Player settings. Updating your media player and video drivers in the system also helps fix videos playing in slow motion. A corrupt video file also sometimes causes videos to play in slow motion. Get it fixed using Stellar Repair for Video.
8. Missing Video Codec or Not Supported
TCodec errors like this appear when your system lacks the supporting codec of the video file format. Codec files are necessary for encoding and decoding digital data.
Configure Windows Media Player to download the codecs automatically. If the video error reads the codec does not support the video, then get the desired codec pack by first uninstalling the older one. You can obtain the codec from a third-party vendor too.
However, a video repair software like Stellar Repair for Video can also fix the codec error making your videos playable. Read More
9. QuickTime Error 23132 with M4V Files
It is advisable to use video repair software to resolve the error and view your M4V videos rather than delving into complex, time-consuming manual methods. Stellar Repair for Video is a quick video repair solution that can restore not playing M4V videos in QuickTime.
Some manual methods may include updating PC drivers, repairing registry entries, cleaning system junk files with cleanmgr, and updating Windows to execute Windows Clean installation. Read More
10. MacBook Pro crashes/freezes when playing YouTube videos
Disabling the Plugins in Safari or the browser you are using sometimes helps smooth the playing of the YouTube videos. Read More
11. Black Screen while Trying to Play Videos
Seeing a black screen when you open your videos isn’t very pleasant. The problem can be either due to a missing codec, outdated video driver,
read/write errors, format changes, etc. In any such situation, use Stellar Repair for Video to get back correctly playing videos.
To fix the black screen problem, you can manually try to reduce video card hardware acceleration by going into your system’s display settings. Reinstalling the media player or the latest driver can also sometimes help. Read More
12. Video Distortion after Windows 10 Upgrade
Windows 10 users have been complaining about video distortion after the upgrade. They witnessed their videos were either stretched, broken or pixelated. The problem could be hardware failure, faulty CPU, or issue with graphic drivers or video players.
The easy route to fix the issue and make your videos playable is to use Stellar Repair for Video.
While you can also attempt any of the following to resolve the video distortion problem after the Windows 10 upgrade; update video players, update graphics drivers, clean browser cache, and disable hardware acceleration. Read More
13. Corrupt or Broken MP4 Files
The best way to restore broken MP4 videos is with the help of Stellar Repair for Video. The software has a highly intuitive interface and can quickly repair MP4 videos taken from DSLRs, Go Pro, drones, and security cameras.
You can also use VLC Media Player to fix minor video damage. Updating your system’s video drivers to the latest version may also help to play MP4 videos correctly. Read More
14. Error 2048 in QuickTime Couldn’t Open Video File
If none of these manual techniques help, repair the corrupt video using Stellar Repair for Video. Read More
15. Error Code 0xc00d36c4 on playing video files
Usually, this error appears when you try to play videos/movies transferred from a DVD or phone to your USB device. The problem is mainly encountered after updating the Windows system. However, Xbox and Grooves users have also commonly reported the error.
The error 0xc00d36c4 indicates your video player does not support the file format or the supporting codec is absent. Try playing the video in a different media player like VLC Player, which usually plays most video file formats. Convert the video file to your player-supported format or install the missing codecs. Another quicker way to fix error code 0xc00d36c4 is simply using the Stellar Repair for Video tool. It is safe and quickly fixes all types of corruption in video files. Read More
16. Google Chrome Freezes/Crashes or not Responding while Loading an Online Video or Game
Updating the Adobe Player can also resolve Chrome freezing while watching online videos. Read More
17. Video Files Corrupted while Editing
Often video editors face the problem of videos getting corrupt while editing. To fix such corrupt videos, choose a safe application capable of resolving issues with video frames, sound, header, movement of videos, and video slider.
Stellar Repair for Video can fix corrupt MOV, MP4, M4V, 3G2, 3GP, and F4V videos that get damaged or broken while editing, transferring, converting, or processing. It is DIY software for both professionals and beginners. Read More
18. Videos Flickering Issue
Video flickering occurs when your camera’s frame rate and shutter speed capture different fractions of light pulses while shooting.
Usually, you need to reshoot the video, which is not always feasible. The best way is to repair the flickering video fault with Stellar Repair for Video. You can also use filters and plugins in your video editing software to fix the issue. Read More
19. Video Quality Loss after Export
Restart your computer and export again. You can also try to play your video on another media player. Sometimes removing special effects and then exporting also resolves the problem. Also, ensure the export settings are as per the source video clip quality and format. If you find it difficult to fix the video quality loss issue, then professional video repair software, such as Stellar Repair for Video, comes to the rescue. Just upload, scan, and repair your video. Read More
20. Stuck and Dead Pixels on Videos
Since it is a manufacturing defect, so when you notice the issue, return the camera to the manufacturer for repair or replacement. If your camera cannot be returned/exchanged, you can try to cover up the spots using software plugins. Read More
I hope you find this guide helpful. If you have also come across any video-related issue and its fix, other than the ones mentioned above, do share with us in the comment box below.