AVI stands for “Audio Video Interleave”; a file with .avi extension is the format of the AVI file which is designed by the Microsoft to store both audio and video data in single file. In all versions of Windows OS including Windows 10 contains Windows Media Player as inbuilt video player which plays the AVI file by default.
In some cases, if you get an error message saying “Windows Media Player cannot play the file” when you play the AVI file on Windows Media Player then, try to play that AVI file in some other video players such as VLC, DivX player and kodi on your Windows 10 system. If you are facing with same error then your AVI file might be corrupted or damaged. In such scenarios make use of some effective repair tool to fix AVI Windows 10.
Here I am going to talk about the reasons, why an AVI file cannot play on Windows 10 Media Player?
Playing AVI file in appropriate WMP version: If you are using Windows OS earlier version such as Windows XP or Windows Vista then you can use Windows Media Player version 11 which can easily play the AVI file, but if you have upgraded the Windows OS to latest Windows 10 then you need to upgrade the Windows Media Player also to the version 12 so that you can play AVI file without any issues. In case you are using old Windows Media Player version 11 in Windows 10 then when you play the AVI file on Windows Media Player, you get an error message or AVI file codec might get damaged.
Converting AVI files: Sometimes, you might try to convert the AVI files that are not playable on Windows 10 Media player, to some other supporting format such as MOV, MKV, AVCHD, etc. In such case using of an inappropriate toolkit or un-trusted software might leads to corruption of AVI file on your Windows 10.
AVI files corruption:
- When you are downloading AVI file from online, an interruption such as sudden termination of the pc, network connectivity issue or server error might results to corrupt of AVI file.
- During transfer of AVI file from external storage device to Windows 10 pc or vice versa, if the device gets ejected abruptly or system gets shutdown / restart then your transfer process gets end and leads to corrupt of AVI file which cannot be played on your Windows 10.
When you come across with any above mentioned problems, do not worry!!! Here is a suggested repair tool to fix the AVI file issues and make them to play on Windows 10 Media Player.
Remo Repair AVI software is best tool which can be used to fix any type of errors or problems occurred in AVI file on system. The software also has the capacity to fix the problems of DivX and XVID file format without modifying or damaging the video or audio clip present in the file during the repair process on your Windows 10 pc.