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Fixing “MP4 Video Stopped Playing in Middle” Error

Megha Sharma
Megha Sharma Published On - 19 Jun 2020

A frequent query from the users come to us where their MP4 videos stopped playing in middle all of a sudden on its own. The issue could be with the video file, media player, or system on which the user is playing it. It is suggested to check the system hardware for any errors first. If it is found OK, we should think for more manual workarounds to resolve this issue.

Some Self Workarounds

  • Restart or reboot your system or laptop.
  • Try running the MP4 video files on a different system.
  • Change the media player for playing the video files. Use the standard VLC Media Player (if not using currently).
  • Copy the MP4 video files from the external device (if playing from there) and paste it to the system folder location. Now, try to run the videos.
  • Reinstall, update the drivers on Device Manager of the Control Panel.

These basic workarounds mentioned above fail when the actual reason is broken, damaged or corrupted MP4 video files due to activities like using un-supported Media Player to play the video files, exporting videos from unreliable source to system, incorrect audio-video synchronization, abrupt system shutdown, fluctuation in power supply, etc.

The only solution to repair the corrupted MP4 video files is seeking a professional third-party Video Repair tool that can guarantee complete Video files’ recovery without hampering the original video file structure and picture resolution and supports all video file formats for repair.

All these qualities of a perfect Video Repair tool lie within the exclusive Kernel Video Repair tool. Let us know about this tool and how to fix “MP4 videos stopped playing in middle” issue with it.

Use Kernel Video Repair Tool to Fix “MP4 Video Stopped Playing in Middle” Issue

The Video Repair tool is specially designed to fix all errors and issues within corrupted Video files. It scans and repairs the errors utilizing the integrated smart algorithms in minutes. It supports multiple files repair simultaneously and of all available video file formats.

Here, we are going to display the working of this Video Repair tool to fix “MP4 Video Stopped Playing in Middle” issue by fixing corrupt MP4 video files. You can download and install this robust tool on your system from its website and then continue with the given steps.

  1. Launch the Kernel Video Repair tool on your system. To add the corrupted MP4 Video files, click on the plus icon as shown.
  2. Kernel Video Repair tool

  3. Browse from the system drive folder location, select the video files for repair, and click Open.
  4. Browse video files from the system drive

  5. The selected files will get added. Click Repair to start the video files repairing process.
  6. Click on Repair

    Note: For some video files, you need to add a reference video file against your selected video files. The reference video files must be a healthy, same type, from the same device and with the same configuration.

  7. The next step is to provide a saving folder location on your system drive to save the repaired video files. You can create a new folder too with the given Make new folder option. After selecting the folder, click OK.
  8. provide a saving folder location

  9. The video repair process will get started soon. You can view the live progress of the repair. It will take only a few minutes for completion.
  10. video repair process will get started

  11. When the Processing.. state of video files is changed to Success, then it means that your video files are repaired successfully. You can save the report of this process in CSV file format using Save report to CSV option.
  12. Save report to CSV

Hence, the video files which were throwing error earlier are now in a healthy state. Thanks to the Kernel Video Repair solution. Its free demo version repairs the video files and saves it up to 30 seconds only. To save the complete video after the repair, you need to purchase the full version of the tool online.

Now the MP4 Video Files are free from issue “Video stopped playing in middle” and are healthy. Some users need to convert MP4 Videos to AVI owing to AVI file format features like better quality resolution, support to multiple codecs, devices; data compression flexibility, 256 colors support, etc.

This video file format conversion requirement can be fulfilled by pursuing the best video converter tool available in the market – Kernel Video Converter tool. It can convert any video file format to another automatically. Users can convert any healthy video file format to the desired file format selecting from the list and save it to the desired location on the system.

Stop worrying about errors and issues related to your video files as you got the best solution now!

Wrapping Up

The blog included the causes for the videos being stopped in the middle of playing and the fixes for it as it was the main objective. The corrupted MP4 video files repair process is explained with the best automated Video Repair tool working steps for all.