How to Recover and Repair F4V Videos

Updated on January 27, 2020

Summary: This post introduces the user-friendly and secure software that works both as F4V video recovery and repair tool. It can recover and repair F4V videos lost or corrupted due to any reason and from any media.

F4V flash video is a popular format for web videos supported by several cameras. It has .f4v extension and H.264 video codec.

Whether filmed with any camera or downloaded online, like any other video file F4V files can also get corrupt, lost, or deleted.

You might want to restore your F4V videos after a virus attack in the system, accidental deletion, formatting, sudden power failure, or abrupt shut down while transferring or downloading F4V files.

Generally, to recover the lost/deleted F4V video, you need a recovery tool and if the video has gone corrupt, F4V video repair software is required.

However, here we bring you the software that can work both as F4V video recovery and video repair .

Solutions to Recover & Repair Corrupt F4V Videos

Use Stellar Photo Recovery Premium

Lost and deleted F4V video files can be safely recovered from any drive or storage media with the help of Stellar Photo Recovery Premium. The software can also repair and make corrupt F4V video files playable. It resolves all kinds of corruptions found in video frames, sound section, header, movement of videos, video slider, audio video sync issues etc.

Steps to recover lost/deleted F4V videos

  1. Download, install and launch Stellar Photo Recovery Software
  2. On the home screen of the software - Select the file type that you want to recover. Click Next.
  3. Next, select the drive location from where you want to recover your videos. Click Scan to start the scanning process. You can also click on Advanced Settings to set scan for only F4V files to considerably reduce the scanning time.
  4. After completion, you'll see that all the recovered F4V videos listed on the left pane. You can preview them in the right pane
  5. Note: If you do not see the required videos in the list, opt for Deep Scan option at the bottom

  6. Select videos that you need and Recover
  7. In the dialog box, specify the location to save the video files. Click Save. All the videos get saved at the specified location.
  8. Steps to repair corrupt F4V videos

    Step 1: On home page of the software, click Add File.

    Step 2: Click Repair to fix the added corrupt videos

    Step 3: The repairing process begins. You can view the progress bar.

    Step 4: A Repair process completed message appears after the successful repair of the selected files. You can preview the repaired videos by clicking on Preview option. Click Save Repaired File.

    Other Methods to F4V Video Recovery

    1. Reinstall the driver, if your PC does not recognize the storage media.
    2. Recover from your backup folder in Cloud account or other external media.
    3. Recover from Recycle Bin
    4. Play F4V with another media player such as VLC Media Player, Adobe's Flash Player or F4V Player.

    Other Methods to F4V Video Repair

    1. Update video drivers on your PC to play F4V videos properly.
    2. Repair damaged F4V videos using VLC Media Player repair feature.


    The above ways will help you to recover and repair lost F4V videos. Although you can first try the manual methods but the trusted Stellar Photo Recovery Premium is the assured solution to Recover and Repair lost or deleted F4V videos.