Step-by-Step Guide to Play AVI Files on TV (Samsung TV Included)

AVI

1. Convert Popular Formats to AVI+
  1. 1.1 WMV to AVI Converter
  2. 1.2 MOV to AVI Converter
  3. 1.3 MOV to AVI Converter for Mac
  4. 1.4 MKV to AVI Converter
  5. 1.5 Free MP4 to AVI Converter
  6. 1.6 WebM to AVI Converter
  7. 1.7 MPG to AVI Converter
  8. 1.8 FLV to AVI Converter
  9. 1.9 Convert ISO to AVI
  10. 1.10 Convert M4V to AVI
  11. 1.11 3GP to AVI Converter
  12. 1.12 RMVB to AVI Converter
  13. 1.13 DivX to AVI Converter
  14. 1.14 WLMP to AVI Converter
  15. 1.15 VRO to AVI Converter
  16. 1.16 Video TS to AVI Converter
  17. 1.17 DV to AVI Conveter
  18. 1.18 MTS to AVI Converter
  19. 1.19 VOB to AVI Converter
  20. 1.20 Convert MP3 to AVI
2. Convert Other Formats to AVI+
  1. 2.1 ASF to AVI Converter
  2. 2.2 MXF to AVI Converter
  3. 2.3 MOD to AVI Converter
  4. 2.4 Convert MP4 to AVI
  5. 2.5 Convert MP4 to AVI on Mac
  6. 2.5 Convert DVD to AVI
  7. 2.7 Convert WTV to AVI
  8. 2.8 Convert DVR to AVI
  9. 2.9 Convert Torrent to AVI
  10. 2.10 Convert VOB to AVI on Mac
  11. 2.11 Convert AVCHD to AVI
  12. 2.12 Convert MSWMM to AVI
  13. 2.13 Convert OGV to AVI
  14. 2.14 Convert YouTube video to AVI
  15. 2.15 Convert Windows Movie Maker Video to AVI
  16. 2.16 Convert Windows DVD Maker Video to AVI
  17. 2.17 Burn DVD to AVI with handbrake
  18. 2.18 Export Windows Live Movie Maker in AVI
  19. 2.19 Free M2TS to AVI Converter
  20. 2.20 Convert JPG to AVI
  21. 2.21 Convert PPT to AVI
3. Convert AVI to Popular Formats+
  1. 3.1 AVI to MOV Converter
  2. 3.2 AVI to MOV Online Converter
  3. 3.3 AVI to MKV Converter
  4. 3.4 AVI to 3GP Online Converter
  5. 3.5 AVI to M4V Converter
  6. 3.6 AVI to FLV Converter
  7. 3.7 AVI to WMV Converter
  8. 3.8 Free AVI to MPEG Converter
  9. 3.9 AVI to DV Converter
  10. 3.10 AVI to SWF Converter
  11. 3.11 AVI to DVD Converter
  12. 3.12 AVI to DivX Converter
  13. 3.13 AVI to ISO Converter
  14. 3.14 AVI to TS Converter
  15. 3.15 AVI to VOB Converter
  16. 3.16 Convert AVI to MP4
  17. 3.17 Convert AVI to MP3
4. Convert AVI to Other Formats+
  1. 4.1 Convert AVI to iTunes
  2. 4.2 Convert AVI to WebM
  3. 4.3 Convert AVI to 3GP
  4. 4.4 Convert AVI to iMovie
  5. 4.5 Import AVI to iMovie
  6. 4.6 Convert AVI to Xvid
  7. 4.7 Convert AVI to Chromecast
  8. 4.8 Convert AVI to MPEG2
  9. 4.9 Convert AVI to MPEG4
  10. 4.10 Convert AVI to iPod
  11. 4.11 Convert AVI to GIF
  12. 4.12 Convert AVI to iPhone
  13. 4.13 Convert AVI to FCP Mac
  14. 4.14 Convert AVI to YouTube
  15. 4.15 Burn AVI to DVD
5. Convert AVI Online +
  1. 5.1 Online AVI Converter
  2. 5.2 Online Video Converter to AVI
  3. 5.3 Free WMV to AVI Online Converter
  4. 5.4 Free VOB to AVI Online Converter
  5. 5.5 MP4 to AVI Converter Online
  6. 5.6 FLV to AVI Converter Online
  7. 5.7 Convert AVI to MP4 Online
  8. 5.8 Convert AVI to MPEG Online
  9. 5.9 Convert MKV to AVI Online
  10. 5.10 Convert MOV to AVI Online
6. Play AVI+
  1. 6.1 Top AVI Player
  2. 6.2 Play AVI on Mac
  3. 6.3 Play AVI on iPad
  4. 6.4 Play AVI on iPhone
  5. 6.5 Play AVI in Nexus10
  6. 6.6 Play AVI on Xbox one
  7. 6.7 Play AVI on Xbox360
  8. 6.8 Play AVI with VLC Player
  9. 6.9 Play AVI in QuickTime
  10. 6.10 Play AVI in Windows Media Player
  11. 6.11 Play AVI in Samsung galaxy s6
  12. 6.12 Play AVI on Apple TV
  13. 6.13 Play AVI on TV
7. AVI Tips & Tricks+
  1. 7.1 MOVAVI Alternative for Windows
  2. 7.2 MOVAVI Alternative
  3. 7.3 Free AVI Converter on Mac
  4. 7.4 AVI Converter for Windows 10
  5. 7.5 Free AVI Converters on Mac
  6. 7.6 AVI Converters
  7. 7.7 Free AVI Player for windows
  8. 7.8 AVI Player for Mac
  9. 7.9 AVI Cutter
  10. 7.10 Make AVI Smaller
  11. 7.11 Reduce AVI File Size
  12. 7.12 Compress AVI
  13. 7.13 Add Metadata to AVI
  14. 7.14 3D AVI Creator
  15. 7.15 Repair AVI File

Can't view the AVI files on your TV via USB? That happens and as common, not only to you! An AVI file is a very complicated format that can be encoded in various ways and your TV just won't be able to recognize all of them. Well, it's hard to find the right codecs and install them accordingly. So, it's better to try out the easier and quicker way; encode them to whatever format you need in just 3 simple steps. There's a detailed step-by-step guide below.

All you need is a solid and powerful Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. You can download the free trial here:

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Alternatively, if you have streaming devices like Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Xbox or PS3, or your TV is a smart TV, you can directly use Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate to stream AVI files to TV (Samsung TV included), no matter what codecs are inside AVI files. That means you don't need to play AVI files on TV through USB. Note that this solution is only suitable for the Windows platform.

Okay let's first see how to convert AVI to TV compatible format if you still use the USB way. Then we will tell you how you can stream any AVI files to TV (Samsung TV included) with just a click.

Part 1. Easy Steps to Convert AVI to TV Compatible Format

Step 1 Load AVI files to the AVI to TV converter

Launch this program, click the Add Files button or drag your AVI files directly onto the interface.

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Tips: Batch conversion is allowed here to ease your conversion and save time.

Step 2 Select an appropriate format for your TV

Go to the Target section and click the drop-down button, then a drop-down list will appear with tabs of Recently, Video, Audio and Devie. It's recommended to double-check the compatibility or supported formats on your TV first, as this might vary according to brand and models. However, the MPEG-2, VOB and Dvix file format is generally supported across different TV sets.

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Step 3 Start AVI to TV conversion

Now you've come to the last step, just hit Convert to kick off the AVI to TV conversion. Once it's converted, you can now transfer the files to your hard drive and play it back on your LCD via a HDMI or USB cable.

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And below is the brief video tutorial for your reference.

Part 2. Stream AVI Files to TV (Samsung TV Included)

Note that this way is only feasible on the Windows platform with Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate and make sure you have got a streaming device like Chromecast, Roku or you have a smart TV. And in this way, you don't need to worry about what codecs are inside the AVI files and how to convert them. It can also support any other formats that you can think about like MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV, VOB, RMVB and much more.

Step 1 Get connected

Launch Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate and click Toolbox in the top, then choose Cast to TV.

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Step 2 Add AVI files to Media Server

Click Import and Disk Scan to get your AVI files to Media Server. Also you can navigate your computer to find the files through the Computer option on the plugin. Make sure your Samsung TV is connected to the same network as your computer.

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Step 3 Stream AVI to TV (Samsung TV included)

Mouse over a file and you’ll see a Wi-Fi like icon in the middle. Click the icon to playing it and you can AVI video file streaming to your TV simultaneously.

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Video Tutorial: Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate - Steam AVI to TV

Part 3. Tips on Play AVI on TV

  1. If your original files is HD quality, you can also choose the HD MPEG or TS format. You can also adjust the parameters to be exactly the same as your source file to ensure the best quality of playback. To access the setting window, just click the Settings button right above the Convert button. Furthermore, you can also select the output format as 3D MOV, 3D WMV or 3D MP4 in the 3D format category if you wish.
  2. If you prefer to watch videos on TV with the home DVD player hooked up, you can burn your AVI files onto a DVD disc with this Video Converter too.

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