How to Use Wondershare Repairit

Wondershare Repairit is powerful tool for repairing corrupted, damaged or generally broken video or photo files.
It helps you repair videos and photos on Windows and Mac in 3 steps and minutes. A good range of video formats are available.
The program supports various video corruption scenarios like truncated, frozen and blurry videos, etc.
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It is a terrible thing to face video or photo crashes in the middle of the task. Wondershare Repairit can help you repair corrupted videos and photos on Windows and Mac.

It has advantages as repairing plenty of corrupt video and photo files, repairing videos with different formats at the same time, no limitation upon the size of video files to be repaired, user-friendly interface and such. You just need three steps to repair corrupted videos and photos.

1. Launch Wondershare Repairit

To repair video and photo files, it is necessary to launch Wondershare Repairit on Windows or Mac

  • On Windows

To make Wondershare Repairit run on a Windows computer, please double click the "Wondershare Repairit" icon on the Desktop.

If Wondershare Repairit is not on the Desktop, you can input "Wondershare Repairit" in the search box on your Windows computer. And then click the App. The below image is the example in Windows 10.

  • On Mac

To launch Wondershare Repairit on Mac, please follow the next simple step.

Double click the "Wondershare Repairit" icon on the Mac Desktop.

Not there? Try Finder-Applications-Wondershare Repairit, and double click the software.

2. Repair Videos on Windows

To repair videos on a computer, please follow the 3 steps.

  • Add corrupted video
  • Repair video
  • Save video

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Step 1

Add corrupted video

Start with adding the corrupted video on the software surface. You can add corrupted video in two ways. Click the middle area of the interface "Add video and start repairing", or click the "Add" button.

Video Repair supports video format: MOV, MP4, M4V, M2TS, MKV, MTS, 3GP, AVI, FLV. It can repair multi-formats of videos at the same time.

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After adding corrupted video, the interface shows the information of corrupted video as File Name, File Path, File Size, Video Watching Time, Video Resolution and Filming Equipment.

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Step 2

Repair video

Click the "Repair" button, once the repair action is completed, there appears a window telling you to save and preview the repaired video. Click OK to save the repaired video.

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2.1 Preview the repaired video

Click "Preview" button to preview the repaired video. You can check the video content to ensure that the repaired video file is genuine before saving it.

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If the repaired video meets your expectation, then click the 'Save' button to choose a path to save the repaired video. But please do not save videos to the path where you lost them.

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Wait for few seconds to save the repaired video.

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2.2 Advanced repair-add sample video

If the video is severely corrupted and doesn't meet repair expectations, choose advanced repair.

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Click the folder icon, add sample video to repair. A sample file is a valid file created with the same device and the same format as the corrupted video. Advanced Repair uses the information from the sample file and repairs the corrupt video.

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Then it will automatically check if your corrupted video are available to Advanced Repair function.

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Click "Repair" button, it will take some time to complete the repair process.

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Step 3

Save video

Click "Save" button, you will see the prompt in the interface. "Select a path to save the recovered files. Please do not save files to the path where you lost them."

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For example, choose E: Local Disk to save the repaired video. There are two choices, click "Save All" button, then the repaired video will be saved in the E disk, or click "New Folder" button first and then "Save All" button, the repaired video will be saved in the New Folder, and you can name the new folder as you need. It is convenient to find the repaired video in the disk with many files.

It will take a few seconds to save the repaired video.

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3. Repair Videos on Mac

Whether you repair videos on Mac, the repairing steps are very similar. To repair videos on Mac, please follow the 3 steps.

  • Add corrupted video
  • Repair video
  • Save video

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Step 1

 Add corrupted video

Download the software on your device, drag and drop the corrupted video to software interface.

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After adding corrupted video, it will show the information of corrupted video as File Name, File Size, Video Watching Time, Video Resolution, Filming Equipment and File Path.

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Step 2

 Repair video

Tap on the option of repair video. Once the repair mechanism is done, a window will appear to show that video repair is completed. Click OK to save and preview the repaired video.

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2.1 Preview the repaired video

Click "Preview" button to preview the repaired video.

The software offers a detailed preview before saving it to any location. What you see is what you get. Preview the contents of the video to predict the repairing effect.

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If the repaired video meets your expectation, then click the 'Save' button to choose a path to save the repaired video. But please do not save videos to the path where you lost them.

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It will take a few seconds to save the repaired video.

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2.2 Advanced repair-add sample video

If the video is severely corrupted and doesn't meet repair expectations, choose advanced repair.

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If using the advanced repair, then add the sample video from your device, click the folder icon to continue.

add sample videos mac

Then it will automatically check if your corrupted video are available to Advanced Repair function.

add sample videos mac

Click "Repair" button to start the repair process.

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Step 3

 Save video

It is flexible to save the repaired video. You can name the repaired video, add tags and save it to the pointed position. And you can build new folder to save the repaired video.

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Once done with the repair mechanism and saved the repaired video, then the corrupted video is fixed.

4. Repair Photos on Windows

Windows users can repair their damaged photos by following three simple steps.

  • Load damaged or corrupt photos
  • Repair and preview your photos
  • Save the repaired photos
Step 1

 Load damaged or corrupt photos

Simply launch Wondershare Repairit on your Windows PC and go to the “Photo Repair” feature from the sidebar.

Now, click on the “Add” button that would load a browser window. You can now go to the location where your corrupt photos are saved and load them on the application.

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Repairit Photo Repair can fix numerous issues like pixelated photos, grey images, wrong coloring, and more. Once your photos are loaded, their thumbnails and other details like file size, photo resolution, etc. would also be displayed.

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Step 2

 Repair and preview your photos

Click on the “Repair” button and wait as the application would implement its unique algorithm to fix the loaded photos. When the repairing process would be completed, the application will let you know about the result.

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2.1 Preview the repaired photos

To check the results of the repairing process, you can click on the Preview button (the eye icon).

You can also just click on the thumbnail of the image to open its preview window. This will let you view the results, and you can check if the standard repairing process was successful or not.

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2.2 Advanced Repair (Add a sample image)

In case the standard repairing process did not yield the expected results, or the photo repair process failed, then you can perform an Advanced Photo Repair. You can directly click on the Advanced Repair button.

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Besides that, you can also click on the “Advanced Repair” option on the Preview window of the image.

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The option for the “Advanced Repair Mode” can be found at the bottom panel of the interface, when you begin to repair the photos.

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To run the Advanced Photo Repair, a sample image should be loaded. Please note that the sample image should be shot on the same device as the corrupt photo and must be of the same format.

After loading the sample image, click on the “Repair” button and wait as the application would fix your photos. You can now preview the results of the advanced repairing mode and can also change the sample photo (if needed).

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Step 3

 Save the repaired photos

Lastly, you can simply click on the “Save” button on the preview panel to export your photo. You can also go back, select multiple pictures, and click on the “Save All” button.

The application will now let you browse to the exact location where you want to save the repaired photos from Repairit.

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5. Repair Photos on Mac

Using the Repairit Photo Repair application on Mac is extremely easy and it can help you fix multiple photos at the same time by following these steps:

  • Load damaged or corrupt photos
  • Repair and preview your photos
  • Save the repaired photos
Step 1

 Load damaged or corrupt photos

At first, just launch Wondershare Repairit on your Mac and go to the “Photo Repair” section.

Now, click on the “Add” button to open a browser window, letting you locate and load your corrupt photos.

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After loading the photos, you can view their thumbnail with other details such as their size, resolution, etc.

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The application can fix various problems with your photos like wrong coloring, grey areas, pixelated images, and so on.

Step 2

 Repair and preview the photos

To fix your photos, just click on the “Repair” button and commence the photo repairing process. Wondershare Repairit will inform you once the process is over, letting you preview the results, and save your photos.

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2.1 Preview the repaired photo

There is a provision to preview the repaired pictures on Repairit before saving them. Just click on the Preview button to load the photo on the native interface and check the results. You can also directly get the preview of the photo by clicking on its thumbnail.

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2.2 Perform an advanced repair (Sample image needed)

If the standard photo repairing mode was not able to give the expected results, or the repair process failed, then you can click on the “Advanced Photo Repair” option instead.

On the Preview window, you can also go to the bottom panel, and click on the “Advanced Repair” button to access it.

It is worth mentioning, you can start advanced photo repair after loading corrupt photos in the first place, the Advanced Repair Mode feature is listed at the bottom section of the application.

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To perform an Advanced Photo Repair, users would be asked to load a sample image. Click on the add option to browse and load the sample picture. The sample image should of the same format as the corrupt photo and shot on the same device as well.

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Once you have loaded the sample image, click on the “Repair” button to perform the Advanced Photo Repair. Kindly wait for a while as it would take more time than the standard process.

Similarly, once the advanced photo repairing process is over, users can preview their photos on Repairit. There is also a provision to change and reupload the sample image in the preview section.

Step 3

 Save the repaired photos

In the end, you can just click on the “Save” button on the preview panel or the previous interface. If you want, you can also select multiple photos and click on the “Save All” button.

The application will now open a browser window, letting you select a target location to save your repaired photos on Mac.

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