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I was recording a video, but the phone shut down during filming. Is that file anywhere to be found? [answered]

asked 2015-01-08 23:19:59 +0300

LinuxJollaIRC gravatar image

Truncated or in anything temporary form to maybe recover it? Or is it that only when pressing the Stop the video file is created? I would really need to have this video i was recording, to attempt making that file usable somehow.

Any possibility?

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@rudi. I don't think there will be anything. I tried pulling battery off when recording and sadly .recording is empty. Hope this isn't the case for LinuxJollaIRC.

Sandoz ( 2015-01-08 23:56:17 +0300 )edit

did you check the folder during recording? I tried this, there was a mp4 - I guess it will not be deleted during a crash

rudi ( 2015-01-09 00:01:21 +0300 )edit

@rudi Yes! The video is there. Thanks a bunch! Now, the only question remains through what program to recover it playable... I tried to copy that .mp4 on my desktop machine and VLC nor SMPlayer do not play it.

LinuxJollaIRC ( 2015-01-09 00:25:57 +0300 )edit

@LinuxJollaIRC there will be something to repair mp4's - google shows lots of hits, good luck

rudi ( 2015-01-09 00:34:40 +0300 )edit

Any solution for this? I have had the same problem.

NikosAlexandris ( 2015-02-02 15:32:31 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-01-08 23:30:52 +0300

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updated 2015-01-09 00:37:45 +0300

is there a file in
(.recording is a hidden folder!)?
good luck for recovery

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I have found video files (.mp4) of interest in this hidden folder. However, they are corrupt. Any way to fix these, or, simply extract any part(s, line a few frames?)?

NikosAlexandris ( 2015-02-02 15:33:43 +0300 )edit

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