Hello people, been searching the net for hours now and trying many things, but I can't find a sollution to my problem.
I have a 4GB MTS file (1920x1080p 25fps) that should contain 35 minutes of video. Unfortunatly it only plays 17 minutes of it, then it stops. Tried to convert it, load it into Adobe Premiere Pro, but everytime it only shows up the first 17 minutes.
Is there anyway to recover all the video? It should be there, because there are enough bytes in the file right?
I've seen allot of very clever people around here, so I'm hoping you can help me out!
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Hi - did you manage to fix this? My Canon HF200 battery went flat while recording and has corrupted the last 15 .MTS files. They all exist in various sizes (60MB - 1.2GB) adn I have retrieved them and copied to my hard drive. However, they all suffer the same problem - they are all only 3 seconds in length (even though the clip sizes are all different). I fear the camera has corrupted something in the files to cause this, but I'm hoping that somehow the data is still there. This is my friends wedding and I was the video man -- help!!! Any idea much appreciated.
Did you try Tsmuxer ?
Also try the latest beta of Videoredo
Or try to "recover" the files once again on the SD card http://www.snapfiles.com/reviews/Recuva/recuva.html"Quality is cool, but don't forget... Content is King!"
thanks for your post. I have tried tsmuxer and it get's the following error while trying to demux
Not enought buffer for parse video stream. Current frame num 142, and it halts.
I have also just tried the beta version of videoredo, and it is also tricked into thinking the file is only 3 seconds long. I tried using the quickstream fix, but the output is a much smaller file with only 3 seconds worth of footage.
I'm trying recuva to see if perhaps the files didn't copy properly, but I'm doubtful.
Any idea how you can fix the stream?
Are any of them <30MB in size? If so, post one here. We'll take a look."Quality is cool, but don't forget... Content is King!"
thanks for the offer to take a look. Here is an example file. As you can see, all you get is the best man's 3-4 seconds. This occurs on all of the files, regardless of there size.
Thanks for your help.
Downloading now...."Quality is cool, but don't forget... Content is King!"
I could recover 3 corrupted SD cards with photorec_win.exe, a free program:
The name is testdisk-6.11.3.win.zip 1.526KB big and contains photorec_win.exe 402KB.
works fine for corrupted SD cards 16GB Kingston class10 from Panasonic HDC-SD700 with AVCHD video in HD
it recovers MTS, JPG,...
It reads the sectors on the SD card and makes new MTS and JPG files on hard disk. the SD card is not changed.
It worked!!! A million thanks! This is fantastic. Your help is very much appreciated jp2000.
Hello ! I have unfortunately a similar problem with corrupt mts file. I have a Panasonic SD 90 and tried to register Full Hd video at 50p (the maximum resolution for this videocamera) on a Kingston 16 Gb SD card. I had many problems and I switched at 1920x1080i. When I copied the file from the SD Card to the pc only 6 files were correct, many (and I underline many) others are there but are unreadable. I tried the tool you provided to umgrad but it doesnīt work with me. Could I also provide a sample ?
Thank you very much in advance !!
Hi, it seems the Panasonic does NOT like Kingston Class 10 cards, I tried with 4 different cards, and a friend also, we have the same equipment. With class 4 no problem at all. This in 50i, not tested in 50p. The tool is recovering from the SD card directly, and you must answer some questions. Did you try on SD card? I'm now abroad until end of July, and need the SD card to test, so it will be a bit difficult. May be your problem is different?? Eventually we can retry end of July if you want...
Great! I will try this and let you know. Thanks jp2000!
I am having the same problems listed above. I used a Kingston Class 10 SDHC card on a Pansonic AG-HMC 150.
Previously, I've tried to use Clipstream to recover the MTS files and convert them to .mov files, which worked once before, but now it won't.
Soopafresh, you threw out a few recommendations, but it's not clear to me was the one that solved bushranger's problem.
This is a very important interview file for a documentary, it runs about 29 minutes, but I have only been able to convert the first 7 minutes.
Can someone please help?
I tried to use the method indicated that the soopafresh, put the files in the same folder as he indicated, I started the file. bat, but did not work. Can anyone help me with this. Thanks to immense help.
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F:\Backup\Video Casamento>ffmpeg -deinterlace -i "00013.MTS" -vcodec libx264 -g
3 -bf 3 -b_strategy 1 -coder 1 -qmin 10 -qmax 51 -b 9000k -sc_threshold 40 -flag
s +loop -cmp +chroma -me_range 16 -me_method hex -subq 5 -i_qfactor 0.71 -qcomp
0.6 -qdiff 4 -directpred 1 -flags2 +fastpskip -dts_delta_threshold 1 -acodec lib
mp3lame -ab 160k -y "00013.mp4"
ffmpeg version N-39267-g4082198 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg developers
built on Mar 25 2012 20:26:41 with gcc 4.6.2
configuration: --disable-static --enable-shared --enable-gpl --enable-version3
--disable-w32threads --enable-runtime-cpudetect --enable-avisynth --enable-bzli
b --enable-frei0r --enable-libopencore-amrnb --enable-libopencore-amrwb --enable
-libfreetype --enable-libgsm --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libopenjpeg --enable-l
ibrtmp --enable-libschroedinger --enable-libspeex --enable-libtheora --enable-li
bvo-aacenc --enable-libvo-amrwbenc --enable-libvorbis --enable-libvpx --enable-l
ibx264 --enable-libxavs --enable-libxvid --enable-zlib
libavutil 51. 44.100 / 51. 44.100
libavcodec 54. 12.100 / 54. 12.100
libavformat 54. 3.100 / 54. 3.100
libavdevice 53. 4.100 / 53. 4.100
libavfilter 2. 65.102 / 2. 65.102
libswscale 2. 1.100 / 2. 1.100
libswresample 0. 10.100 / 0. 10.100
libpostproc 52. 0.100 / 52. 0.100
-deinterlace is deprecated, use -filter:v yadif instead
[mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2 @ 003EB1A0] moov atom not found
00013.MTS: Invalid data found when processing input
Last edited by AlexMoraes; 26th Mar 2012 at 18:14.
any new tools to try for corrupt mts files? I still have my 10th anniversary files hoping someday they can be restored.
TS-Doctor says no valid PID's
Last edited by greymalkin; 17th Dec 2012 at 20:55.
I have a mac and have been studying this thread but no solutions have helped me so far!
Recently shot a 50 minute teaching segment on my Sony FS700. I recorded to a 32gb SD card Class 10. I've done this numerous times before but for some reason this time around... I cannot import one of the MTS files to my computer from the card. The footage plays fine on the camera... I'm wondering if anyone else has had this issue in the past?
I've tried a different card reader, a different computer, and I've also tried importing the footage through the camcorder itself using USB. No success! It copies about half the mts file then gives me a (-36 error message) and ejects the SD card automatically!
Any suggestions will be much appreciated! I'm losing hope! lol
 sorry just dawned on me you said mac. bummer. error 36 is a files permission error. you need to take ownership of the file. i don't have a clue how you do it on a mac. maybe someone else does. [/edit]
insert the card into the computer's reader. right click on the drive icon/properties/tools. try windows error checking with recover sectors checked.
"a lot of people are better dead" - prisoner KSC2-303
Thanks anway! I think it must be a different error than what you are thinking. The drive preferences under sharing/permissions says I can read/write. So strange...
can you get the properties of the bad file? it may have the wrong ownership.--
"a lot of people are better dead" - prisoner KSC2-303
Yeah I was able to see that the permissions are correct. I can copy about half of the file... Then it stops copying, shows me the error, and ejects the drive..