How to open AVI video .avi files
Have you had trouble opening the avi file on your computer? What are avi files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is avi file?
AVI files are common files that can be played on all media players (although a suitable codecs may sometimes be required). Often used in the past for DVD rips.
AVI video description
AVI files represent one of the most common multimedia (video) files.
Short for Audio Video Interleave, AVI is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in 1992 as part of its Video for Windows technology.
It contains both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. AVI files can be played by various video players, but the player must support the codecs used to encode the video data.
Suggested software to open avi file
One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player
The default multimedia player from Microsoft Windows
Multimedia manager and player for Mac
Open source multimedia player and entertainment hub