File Repair

How to repair corrupt MPEG files

Summary: This article shares the most secure and fast way to repair corrupt MPEG videos from any storage media.

MPEG is a video format by Moving Picture Experts Group. Several brands of DSLRs and camcorders shoot in MPEG format. The file format is commonly used for saving movies, web videos, animations etc.

MPEG videos have file extension of .mpeg. They can get corrupt or damaged during transferring of files, sudden power cut, virus infection, or conversion etc.

You can efficiently repair corrupt MPEG videos with secure Stellar Repair for Video in both Mac and Windows Systems. Its an advanced video repair utility that fixes severe corruptions even in compressed videos.

Stellar Repair for Video to repair corrupt MPEG files

Stellar Repair for Video can fix corrupt MPEG videos stored in hard drive, SD card, memory card, flash drive etc. It can repair the corruption in video frames, header, sound section, or movement. The advanced MPEG repair software can also repair severely corrupt MPEG videos using a 'sample file' - a working MPEG file created from the same device as the corrupt video file. The application uses the data from the sample file to repair the corrupt videos expeditiously.

The free demo version of the MPEG video repair tool is good enough for evaluating whether a video corruption issue can be resolved.


Steps to repair MPEG files

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

Main screen of Stellar Repair for Video

Step 2: Click Repair to fix the added corrupt videos.

Software displays the list of added videos

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

The progress bar of video repairing process

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.

Selected videos repaired successfully

Workarounds to fix not playing MPEG video files

  • Try to open MPEG files in another media player
  • Convert MPEG videos to other playable format
  • Download videos again from the source
  • Try to repair MPEG files with VLC Player's in-built video repair feature


Stellar Repair for Video has an intuitive user-friendly interface with ability to repair multiple MPEG files at a time. With high success rate and several advanced user-friendly repair features, the software is a beneficial for both home users and professionals.

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