How to correct corrupted jpg and mp4 files?

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BrianGreen
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- Updated on Oct 11, 2017 at 03:44 PM
BrianGreen
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- Jan 19, 2018 at 08:32 AM
Hi all,

Does anyone know of a good bit of kit that can mend corrupt .jpg and .mp4 files? I have a few that seem empty, but I know they did work once. Failing that does anyone know how to open the files so I can read the header info and everything else and try changing a few things to get the pictures back? I assume data is in the file as it is taking up space

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Oct 11, 2017 at 04:36 PM
Hi there you old goat! How are you?

A folder may seem to be empty but never a file.

Corrupted files can rarely be mended, especially .jpeg and MP.3

Where are those files stored, on your computer or on a remote device?

What happens when you try to open them?

Check the file properties and tell us what it says.

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Jan 19, 2018 at 08:32 AM
Sorry Ambucias, I have not logged in for such a long time.

when trying to open the file (which was stored on a dongle bur has been copied to my PC) the states that the file (yes file) appears to be empty.

This is an old issue and not worth bothering with now - I have given up on it.
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