Stickie - Corrupt video file restore/repair utility

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Joined: April 5th, 2015, 3:53 pm

April 5th, 2015, 3:57 pm #211

someone needs to revive this thread, its so useful.
I need to revive 50 videos I took in 1080.

Joined: September 11th, 2015, 5:37 am

September 11th, 2015, 5:39 am #212

Hi all,
would be great if someone can post an update as the hero4 black supports 4k and 1080p80.
any ideas how to include that to the script?

Joined: December 15th, 2015, 7:56 am

December 15th, 2015, 7:59 am #213

Hey guys, I am wondering what I can do if my corrupt file is 1920x1080 and 59.94 frames. there is no option for this. Can someone please help me? Thank you.

Joined: December 15th, 2015, 7:56 am

December 15th, 2015, 8:17 am #214

Thank you for this thread btw and all the information. I can see my footage but it has interruptions of gray and green in the beginning. I am really hoping I can save this material.

Joined: December 29th, 2015, 5:40 pm

December 29th, 2015, 5:55 pm #215

tchiers, I've downloaded your awesome pearl tool (, and we're so close to having this fixed. However, the footage we're trying to fix was shot not he Hero Black - at 1440p 80fps. Is there a new version of this script that would include that format?

I'm new to re-wrapping QT files using Terminal, so I might not have a great grasp on this, so please feel free to let me know if I'm missing something.

We traveled all the way to Africa and back before noticing that some of the clips were corrupt, and we have to find a way to recover them.

Thanks so much.

Joined: January 11th, 2016, 9:40 am

January 11th, 2016, 9:45 am #216

thanks for this tip. i got my video repaired. i did it with a mac but its possible but you need to do a bit different things to get it done. I have one problem left: The video file is me when i crashed with 94km/h with ski. the cam shot herself down instantly. the file is fine now until the last 30 seconds. it skips the video from 4:40 till the end...
is there a way to recover this 30 seconds? i'd like to see how i crashed :mrgreen:

thanks everybody

Joined: February 12th, 2016, 4:35 pm

February 12th, 2016, 4:36 pm #217

Had you taken backup of that corrupt video before repairing? If yes, you can go for recovering those lost 30 seconds using “Video Repair Tools” utility, since it is 100% safe and read-only. Refer if you are interested to read more on this.

Joined: April 13th, 2017, 6:23 am

April 13th, 2017, 6:48 am #218

Hi guys, I have a serious problem...
I have no gopro but probably the same problem.

On the last weekend I flew with my drones and filmed the landscape.
After cutting the file from the SD card I noticed that the defect is.
So much to prehistory.

I have tried many programs, without success.(GetDataBack,File Repair,Undelete 360,Grau Video Repair,Phoenix Video Repair,VLC)
Then I first met as lesaer to you and have tried the scripts, even partially changed.
Unfortunately not with the desired result.
The original file could not be displayed by any player.
After the script shows a gray screen and small shreds of the video, but unusable.

I give you times the codec data from a functioning video.
Maybe you can help me.

Phantom 3 Standard

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Vollständiger Name                       : C:\Users\\Desktop\100MEDIA\DJI_0002.MP4
Format                                   : MPEG-4
Format-Profil                            : JVT
Codec-ID                                 : avc1 (avc1/isom)
Dateigröße                               : 2,93 GiB
Dauer                                    : 10 min 28s
Modus der Gesamtbitrate                  : variabel
Gesamte Bitrate                          : 40,0 Mb/s
Kodierungs-Datum                         : UTC 2017-04-09 14:49:02
Tagging-Datum                            : UTC 2017-04-09 14:49:02
Kommentar                                : 0.9.145

ID                                       : 1
Format                                   : AVC
Format/Info                              : Advanced Video Codec
Format-Profil                            : High@L4.1
Format-Einstellungen für CABAC           : Ja
Format-Einstellungen für ReFrames        : 1 frame
Format_Settings_GOP                      : M=1, N=8
Codec-ID                                 : avc1
Codec-ID/Info                            : Advanced Video Coding
Dauer                                    : 10 min 28s
Bitraten-Modus                           : variabel
Bitrate                                  : 40,0 Mb/s
Breite                                   : 2 704 Pixel
Höhe                                     : 1 520 Pixel
Bildseitenverhältnis                     : 16:9
Modus der Bildwiederholungsrate          : konstant
Bildwiederholungsrate                    : 25,000 FPS
ColorSpace                               : YUV
ChromaSubsampling/String                 : 4:2:0
BitDepth/String                          : 8 bits
Scantyp                                  : progressiv
Bits/(Pixel*Frame)                       : 0.389
Stream-Größe                             : 2,93 GiB (100%)
Titel                                    : DJI.AVC
Sprache                                  : Englisch
Kodierungs-Datum                         : UTC 2017-04-09 14:49:02
Tagging-Datum                            : UTC 2017-04-09 14:49:02
colour_range                             : Limited
colour_primaries                         : BT.709
transfer_characteristics                 : BT.709
matrix_coefficients                      : BT.709
Sorry for my Google English :oops:
Many thanks for your time !

Joined: April 15th, 2017, 4:27 pm

April 15th, 2017, 4:29 pm #219

I have a 321.9MB file that is corrupted. When I run it through the script I get "No frames found. Quitting. " - Is this file recoverable?

Joined: March 26th, 2018, 1:31 pm

March 26th, 2018, 1:36 pm #220

Hello, I am sorry but I really dont know work with this informations. I tried it and it doesnt work. Can you help me please?