How to play AVI files

  ponytail 10:43 26 Jul 2013
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I have downloaded a short video but cannot play it on my PC as it does not want to play AVI files I then trie playing it through my media player same problem the media player is a WD TV HD Media Player cannot se what formats it supports.I have VLC but not sure ow that works.There must be a program that supports AVI files

  Press Man 10:51 26 Jul 2013

Try right clicking the AVI file, an options list will appear, look for "open with" click on that and you should get the option to choose a program to open the file with. Choose VLC Player, should play the file!

  Chronos the 2nd 10:54 26 Jul 2013

Yep +1 for the above advise.

  lotvic 11:15 26 Jul 2013

It should play in WD TV HD Media Player - manual see page 78 Appendix, Supported formats.

Maybe the .avi is a bad download and is corrupted. Try re-downloading it.

  ponytail 12:34 26 Jul 2013

Hi lotvic I bought this brand new yet do not have this manual but have now saved in my documents too much to print off

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