Fix Broken Windows Media File

How to fix Windows Media (repair asf, wma, wmv). How to make the stream files “Seekable”, join/split Windows Media files, Convert ASF/WMV format to AVI, …

  • WM Recorder is a Windows Media stream recorder that can split, merge and fix (repair) Windows Media audio and video recordings (wmv, asf, wma).
  • AsfBin and AsfBinGUI (freeware) is a free command line utility for cutting out fragments, joining and repairing ASF files. AsfBin can be applied for any ASF file, that is, not only those with ASF extension, but also those with WMV and WMA extensions. The whole operation is performed without any recompression. Thus the video quality is not degraded and the resulting file remains as unchanges as possible.
    The result of an operation can be one or several media files. Maybe the most important feature to many of you is the fact that AsfBin can handle damaged files. It simply skips bad area and starts after finding a next good sample.
    AsfBinGUI is window counterpart of the AsfBin command line utility, providing the same level of functionality and clear user interface. AsfBinGUI is also free.
    Features include:

    • Making the stream files “Seekable”
    • Joining ASF files
    • Saving segments to separate ASF files
    • Cutting out video fragments of ASF files at any desired time position
    • No re-compressing when repairing ASF files so the quality will not degrade
    • Remove streams,

    Platform: Windows 7/Vista/2000/XP/Server 2003/Server 2008
    Price: FREE

  • AsfTools (freeware) is a free software to process ASF, WMV and WMA files.
    Features include:

    • Many different Repairing Tools
    • Making the stream files “Seekable”
    • Join & Split files
    • Most operations are done without re-compressing so the quality will not degrade
    • Converting ASF/WMV format to AVI
    • Extracting audio stream and saving it as WAV
    • Converting WMV1/WMV2 format to MP43
    • Creating ASX file
    • And more …

    Platform: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
    Price: FREE

  • AsfIndexGUI – provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for the command-line utility ASFIndex (Included with ASFIndexGUI).
    Price: FREE
  • Windows media file editor from Windows Media Encoder (freeware for customers running genuine Microsoft Windows)
    Windows media file editor allows to index .WMV and .WMA files. You just open the file in the Windows Media File editor and select Save and Index. Once it is finished it should be readily seekable.
  • All Media Fixer/All Media Fixer Pro is a handy tool that help you to repair media files which can not be played or dragged with just one click.
    • Fix media file can not be played or dragged.
    • Fix media file which are not completely downloaded.
    • Fix partly damaged media file.
    • Support: WMA, WMV, ASF, WM, ASX, RM, AVI, DIVX, XVID, Vob, MP3, MP2, MP1, MPA, MPGA, MPG, MPEG, MPA, DAT, WAVE, Jpeg and BMP.
    • User-friendly interface.
    • The rate of success in the fix has reached 82.8% to 97.6% for the Pro version and 67.7% to 78.6% for the Basic version.

    Platform: Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP/2003 Server
    Price: $19.95/$29.95
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  • ASF-AVI-RM-WMV Repair (Shareware – $34.95/Windows) allows you to repair/fix video files. It supports fix AVI, divx, xvid, rm, rmvb, asf, wmv, wma files. It is easy and fast. The fixed file will be saved as a new file, so you won’t risk to damage your original file.
    • Support fix / repair AVI, divx, xvid, MPEG-4 files.
    • Support fix / repair rm, rmvb
    • Support fix / repair ASF, WMV, WMA files.

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