Opening AVI_ files

Did your computer fail to open an AVI_ file? We explain what AVI_ files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your AVI_ files.

What is an AVI_ file?

Every day users like you submit information to us about specific types of files, and which programs they use to open them.

While we do not yet have a description of the AVI_ file format and what it is normally used for, we do know which programs are known to open these files. See the list of programs recommended by our users below.

We are constantly working on adding more file type descriptions to the site - the current count exceeds thousand by far, and more information about AVI_ files will hopefully be added soon.

If you have information about AVI_ files that you think will be helpful for others, please do use the Submit Info link below and we will add it to this page.

Generic AVI_

These apps are known to open certain types of AVI_ files. Since many different programs may use AVI_ files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific AVI_ file.

OpenOffice.org WriterOpenOffice.org WriterUser submitted
UnzipLiteUnzipLiteUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with AVI_-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with AVI_-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!