Sometime when you try to play your mov video file using the latest QuickTime 7.7.1, you encounter a critical error message. The message states “Error -2048: Couldn’t open the file because it s not a file that QuickTime understands.” When you retry opening the mov file on your computer through the multimedia player, again the same error message occurs. Opening the mov file on another player like VLC media player, or Windows Media player don’t help to play. This is really an annoying trouble and you must fix mov file error 2048 to play your video.
Such error commonly appears when the mov video file is corrupted. However, it may also happen due to corruption in QuickTime program file. Therefore, you will need to reinstall latest version of QuickTime multimedia player on your computer. After you have finished installation, you can try playing the video. In case, the same mov error error appears then definitely the video is corrupted. In order to fix mov file error 2048, you will need to repair the corrupted video file.
There are several reasons of corruption to the video file like virus infection, power failure while read/write process in the file, altering the video extensions or editing improperly. When the mov file gets damaged then it QuickTime couldn’t open the file because the application unable to understand the corrupted mov video. To fix mov 2048 file error, you will need to repair file with MOV Video Repair Software. You can do this operation on your any Mac or Windows computer through the repair/recovery utility. The software successfully repairs any severely damaged mov files. In addition to .mov, it also recovers all other video files like mkv, wmv, mp4, avi, vob etc.
Step 1 : First of all launch and install MOV Video recovery software. Then attach the media from which you want to recover the data to your computer. You will be shown data recovery tab from which you have to select the start scan button to start the scanning.
Step 2 : In this step you can also perform the selective scan of your lost photos, audio or video by clicking the Advance scan button.
Step 3 : Now you will see the list of all file formats. Select the specific file formats that you want to recover and click on start scanning button. You can also select the range to recover data from “Select Range” option.
Step 4 : After the completion of scanning process, you can see the list of recovered files on left pane in separate folder. You can also preview the recoverable items.
Step 5 : Now select the files that you want to recover by clicking on Recover button. Now, specify the location where you want to save the file.
Step 6 : in this step, you will see that all your recovered files are saved at specified location.