How to Fix KineMaster Export Error

Error while exporting a video is very frustrating, especially after you spent hours editing your video. Some KineMaster users face this problem, when they try to export their video an error pops up saying “an error occurred while exporting please try again, codec init failed”. The error can appear immediately while exporting your video or after some time has passed. In this article we will tell you some solutions and you can try them to resolve your problem.

KineMaster Export Error

Fix: Codec Init Failed

Here are a few suggested approaches you can attempt to resolve this problem.

Clear Background Running Apps

In most cases this is the main reason why this error occurs. Any of the apps running in the background might be using your phone’s video decoder, and that’s why this error occurs. Video decoder of a phone is a hardware component or a software algorithm responsible for decoding video files. Clearing background running apps is simple. Open the app switcher, swipe away the apps you’re not using, and your phone will feel lighter and perform better.

Export video in lower resolution

Try exporting your video in lower resolution, there’s a possibility that your mobile isn’t capable of handling the export of a high-resolution video.

Restart KineMaster App

If you’re still facing the exporting issue, try restarting the kinemaster app. Maybe the problem is in the application itself. After restarting the application if there was a problem then it will be removed.

Restart Your Phone

You can also try restarting your phone. It solves most of the problems.

Clear Cache

Clearing the cache of Kinemaster is like giving it a fresh start. It improves performance by removing accumulated temporary files, which can solve this problem too. Open Kinemaster’s settings, find “Clear Cache” or a similar option, and tap on it.

Try Using an Older Version

Sometimes this problem occurs if the user’s device isn’t compatible with the latest version of this application. In this application you can try exporting your video using an older version of kinemaster.

Hardware Performance Analysis

  1. Give your device a fresh start by rebooting it.
  2. Open KineMaster and tap on the Settings option (it looks like a gear).
  3. Look for the Device Capability Information and tap on it.
  4. In the top-right corner, you’ll see three dots (…). Tap on them to reveal a menu.
  5. Now, let’s troubleshoot: Choose Hardware Performance Analysis and let it analyze (this might take up to 5 minutes).
  6. Next, reboot your device once again.


I hope this article helps you solve your issue. By following the steps outlined here, you’ll be able to resolve the error you encountered while exporting your video. Implementing these steps will ensure a smooth exporting process without any errors. Thank you for reading, and I hope you have a great time editing and exporting your videos!

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