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Corrupted metadata (apparently) and how to fix the issue 14 Jan 2020 10:02 #103896

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Hi, I have a problem with a couple of video files, recorded with a Matrox Monarch LCS capture appliance.
It usually works fine but in an occasion I noticed that it generated a couple of video files (*.mov) that when I tried to import them on FCP, they showed the same "start recording" and "end recording" timestamp. Both marked at the same weird time of 00:00:00:00. As if the recording begun and ended simultaneously. Naturally, their length as video files, is also shown as being of 00:00:00:00, by FCP import files windows.
The files are huge, though. The data IS THERE! I suspect it's a corrupt metadata issue and I'd like to know if there's a way to recover them.

Thanks in advance and feel free to ask details if you need them.

Cheers!

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Corrupted metadata (apparently) and how to fix the issue 15 Jan 2020 16:31 #103930

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What's the size of the files? If they're not too large, and you're fine sharing them with a stranger, I could try and fix them for you.

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Corrupted metadata (apparently) and how to fix the issue 16 Jan 2020 06:58 #103934

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Thanks, but one is slightly larger than 1 GB and the other a tad more than 2.5 GB so not exactly small... ;)

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