AVI File

  AlexPB 21:52 23 May 08


My brother in law has downloaded a program which allows him to download video files, dvd rips etc...

The player that is included does not seem to work properly but the file is fine.

The file is an avi file and was thinking of downloading a dvd player for the laptop to play this???


  Devil Fish 21:58 23 May 08

try vlc media player it will play pretty much anything you throw at it

click here

  AlexPB 22:06 23 May 08

That is the player that came with the download, i was just wondering as the files that are downloading are .avi, if i could download a dvd player and play them...


  Jak_1 22:11 23 May 08

AVI is not DVD format! What is probably required are codecs:
click here
All the codecs you need.
Windows media player, vlc, media player classic and real player all play avi files.

  AlexPB 22:30 23 May 08

Thanks that is great, it has worked now.
Alos i never said the avi files were dvd format i just said that I was thinking of trying a dvd player.

Thanks once again for the help.

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