troubleshooting Question

Incomplete 3GP file - any way to fix

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MultiMedia ApplicationsMiscellaneousDigital Cameras / Camcorders
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My wife was recording our son's first visit to the dentist (his first cavity filling) and while recording she ran out of space.  No warning, just acted like it was still recording and that was it.  Didn't notice any problems until we tried playing.  

I've tried playing on phone, in GOM, in VLC, in WMP, all to no avail

Tried repairing with All Media fixer - says repaired but not playing anywhere
Tried converting and then playing using two different apps - one said it converted, the other said it failed, neither converted file played.

Is there anyone who knows of any way to turn this file into a playable file?  from  googling and reading I saw that the 3GP files actually write all their header info at the end of the file and I guess that's why it wont work...  All data should be there (79MB file) so maybe there's something I can hex, maybe another app, anything.... HELP!  This is one of those 'firsts' that you wanna keep ya know?


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