Did you find or received AVI file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is AVI file extension and how you can open it.
The .AVI file extension is a container file format for Multimedia files that was introduced by Microsoft in 1992. Although, due to its age, it is considered tehnologically outdated, it is still one of the most popular file formats for storing video images (alternatives include .MPEG and .MOV).
In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like AVI. When you double click on the AVI file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received AVI files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.
Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension AVI you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.
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