Cannot play AVI file

  wesparmalee 13:58 24 Oct 2005

I've copied some files onto a disc which were in AVI format.They now will not open for some reason.Windows media player says that it does not support the files,or support the codecs used to compress the file.Power dvd says it's an unknown format also.These files were playing fine on my pc before i copied them.How can i get these to play,as i've already deleted the originals.Thanks.

  pj123 14:24 24 Oct 2005

Have a go with JetAudio. Download it free from click here scroll down to the bottom and select "Basic Download"

I use JetAudio for all my Audio/Files. Never failed me yet.

I just tried double clicking an AVI file in Windows Explorer and it opened and played in JetAudio.

  realist 15:15 24 Oct 2005

You could also try the free DivX player from here click here

  bluesbrother 17:25 24 Oct 2005

Try K-Lite codec pack which will let you watch Avi's in media player among others. click here

  wesparmalee 19:06 24 Oct 2005

Will give all these a try,thanks.

  ashdav 23:42 24 Oct 2005

click here
Mega Codec Pack includes Media player classic which will play anything inc DVDs

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