Python script for repairing .mov file ?

Almar Klein almar.klein at
Sun Sep 5 17:07:46 CEST 2010

On 5 September 2010 14:54, < at> wrote:

> Trying to learn Python for a specific purpose to repair a quicktime
> file that's corrupted, is it even  possible to create a proof-of-
> concept python script that generates a valid 'moov' atom from a
> corrupt .mov video ?, "file size 1.3gb" (Kodak camera failed to
> finalize file).

Why would you use Python for this? Would ffmpeg or mencoder not be more
suitable? Anyway, there's pymedia, but I have no experience with it.

I'm not sure what I should see in the links. The "Soure thread" one is
broken by the way (404 error).

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