Filetype: Audio Video Interleave File
Category: Video Files
Audio Video Interleave (also Audio Video Interleaved), known by its acronym AVI, is a multimedia container format. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Like the DVD video format, AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video, although these features are seldom used. It uses a lossy video compression method, but the compression is relatively high, although not a very good picture quality, but its still very wide range of applications. AVI support for 256 colors and RLE compression. AVI information is mainly used in the multimedia CD-ROM to store TV, movies and other video information.
Programs that open AVI files on Windows
Windows Media Player, VLC media player, Video Converter
Programs that open AVI files on Mac OS
Apple QuickTime Player, VLC media Player
How to play AVI files on DVD player?
AVI is a very popular video format on PC and Internet, VOB is commonly found in DVD, So if you want to play AVI files on DVD player, you just need to convert AVI to VOB with Video Converter.