Open avi file
Did your computer fail to open avi file? We explain what avi files are and recommend software that we know can open your avi files.
What is avi file?
Files with avi file extension are videos or movies that can be played in every media player (sometimes proper codec is needed). These files are also supported by most video editors and converters. Often used for DVD rips on torrents.
avi file description
The avi file extension is traditionally used for a very common computer video file format, especially popular on internet for movies.
Audio Video Interleave (AVI) is a special case of Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF).
Audio content or video content that is compressed with a wide variety of codecs can be stored in an .avi file and played in Windows Media Player, if the appropriate codecs are installed on the computer.
Video codecs that are frequently used in .avi files include the following codecs: - DivX codec, XVID codec, Cinepak codec, Indeo codec, DV codec, MJPEG codec, Uncompressed RGB or YUY2 codec etc.
Audio codecs that are frequently used in .avi files include the following: MP3 codec, AC3 codec, Microsoft Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (MS ADPCM), Uncompressed Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) codec etc.
MIME types used for avi videos: