How to Repair AVI Cannot Render File Error?

“I have downloaded a movie and the movie file type is AVI. But when I tried to play it on media player classic, it says ‘cannot render the file’ I have not edited the video nor downloaded any codecs. I also tried playing AVI file in another player, but it was in stable state.”

Most of the computer users have been unfortunate to face above situation and lose access to AVI file. Generally cannot render AVI file error message pops up on media player classic. This error message cannot be easily removed by changing video renderer to EVR custom. To do it, just go to view option on your Media player classic and scroll down to select “Options”. Now click on “Output” and then enable renderer to EVR custom. In case it is already enabled, then you should reset renderer to default. To do so, again go to view option and choose “Renderer” from it. Press on “Reset” followed by “Default”. This will definitely help you to solve your problem. However, in rare cases, the error message keeps repeating and stops you from watching AVI file. It shows such unusual behavior when AVI file is corrupted due to following reasons:

  • The header of AVI file plays a major role and keeps information such as creation or modification date, file size, name, file type and so on. In case header is corrupted, then AVI file may stop functioning and display error messages
  • AVI file may fail to open when it is Incompletely downloaded due to power surge or slow internet connection
  • Certain errors such as abruptly removing storage device, turning off computer improperly, recording AVI file on low battery might leave AVI file in a corrupted state
  • In case AVI file is not compressed properly using required codec, then it will not play in any media player and instead display error message about its corruption

Way to fix cannot render AVI file error:

When manual way provided by media player does not help you to fix cannot render AVI file error, software like Yodot AVI Repair will assist you to resolve error in AVI file thereby make it a viewable file. This software is specialized to fix all kinds of errors such as sync error, AVI file is not a valid file error, error while opening AVI file, AVI file not found error and many such errors. It includes only few steps that completes in few minutes; this video file repair tool can fix AVI file of any size and it can even show you the preview of entire file whether it is small or large. In case you are getting any error messages at the time of watching AVI file, then this software is best choice to opt for to fix problem and play video on different media players. In addition to this, it is possible to repair broken AVI files, XVID and DIVX video files corrupted or not playing for any logical error on both Windows and Macintosh computers.

Steps for fixing cannot render AVI file error:

  • Download Yodot AVI Repair software and install it to your Windows computer
  • Soon after installation run the application and follow instructions which you can see over the screen
  • Choose AVI file and then click on “Repair” option to begin the repair process
  • As soon as the scanning process is done, you will get a Window indicating successful repair
  • Preview repaired AVI file and at last save it on a safe location of your computer hard drive

Useful Tips:

  • Never choose to download AVI file when internet connection is very slow
    • Keep backup of important AVI files in an external hard drive or any other safe location