1. Install AVI codec to play AVI files
In order to play AVI files on those computers, a compatible media player or a certain codec has to be downloaded. There are times that the audio will play but the video won’t. If this is the kind of problem that you encounter when playing AVI files, then it could be an issue with the codecs. In many cases, upgrading to the latest Windows Media Player would solve the problem. But if it still doesn’t, try to download both the XviD and the DivX codecs so that the AVI will be played correctly.
2. Play AVI videos in Windows with VLC
For Windows users, downloading third-party players like the VLC Player, and MPlayer for viewing AVI is the alternative choice to instead of Windows Media Player. VLC is considered as the best one. To play AVI files using this player, just open the program and click Open File under the Media tab. Select the file you want to play and it should start immediately. When downloading the VLC Player, be sure that you are getting the latest version.
3. Convert AVI to Window Media Player friendly video formats
As you see, there is little setup required to play AVI files in your computer. However, not many users would like to go through any of these processes when other formats like the WMV would play automatically. Thus, here we’d like to recommend another way to play AVI in Windows is to convert AVI to WMV, ASF, etc. Windows Media Player formats.
Overall, Brorsoft Video Converter is just the ideal AVI to Windows Media Player converter, which can convert all kinds of AVI files(Xvid, DivX) to Windows Media Player supported video format without quality loss. Using this best AVI converter, you can convert, play and edit AVI files and export videos in any other format including MKV, MP4, WMV, MOV, MPG, etc as you need.