How to Play .avi Videos with VLC Media Player?
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AVI files are common files that you should have seen or have it on your computer. This Audio Video Interleaved (AVI) is a multimedia container format that consists of both audio and video data files. Microsoft developed this kind of file format as a constituent of Video for windows operating system. The AVI file format does not only let you stream videos and audios online but also synchronous audios with video playback. Moreover it enables you to play standard definition videos on your computer. One outstanding feature about this container format is that it can play DVD video format. AVI video format is compatible with VLC media player, KM player as well as MPlayer.
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- Part 1. Play .avi Videos with VLC Media Player On Windows
- Part 2. Play .avi Videos with VLC Media Player On Mac
Having this kind of a file, how do you play it on your VLC? Take a short tour and follow these steps. If you are using Windows operating system then do these.
Step 1 Download the VLC media player
VideoLan have made this application available online that you can download it from the VLC site. Choose the latest version that is compatible with your computer. For this case download a windows version and install it on your PC.
Step 2 Open the AVI files on the software
On my computer, choose the .avi video format that you want to play then right-click on it. A drop-down will appear on its right or left. Then hover the cursor and click on Open with. From there hover the cursor and click on the VLC icon from options.
Step 3 Play the AVI files on VLC
When you click on Open with VLC, the video will automatically be played on the VLC media. From there you can make adjustments on volume, brightness aspect ratio and maximize the screen to enjoy watching the video.
For Mac users you can still play AVI files on VLC media player for Mac. This player is reliable since you can manage your playlist and make adjustments on volume and contrast. To play any .avi video file you need to do the following.
Step 1 Download VLC media player for Mac
The first to do is to download the VLC media player for Mac and install it correctly on your computer. This application is readily available online.
Step 2 Open the desired file on the application
After downloading the media player open it on your computer. At the main menu click on File, a drop-down menu will pop up. From there navigate the cursor and click on Open.
It will direct you to the location of stored videos and files. Search and click on the AVI video you want to play. You can also drag the AVI video to the VLC to play it.
Step 3 Play the AVI video
Now click on Open after choosing the AVI video. This will automatically play the video on the VLC media player.
At times the AVI files may fail to play on the VLC media player you have excitedly downloaded. Do not get annoyed since Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) will play it.
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This application is the best alternative of VLC since it supports many file formats including AVI files. Download it and do not be left out.
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