Repair Error AVI Could Not Be Imported Unspecified

“Hi there, I was trying to import AVI file into Windows Movie Maker but an error message appeared before me. In beginning, it flashed "File's Path" and then displayed ‘could not be imported; unspecified error’. I haven't seen such issue before so I don't have any idea about it. I am a Windows Vista user. What should I do to fix this error?”

As the AVI file format is getting popular these days, one can see many movie clips and large amount of HD recordings in AVI file extension. One of the best advantages of using AVI file is that it can be played using built in Windows Media Player on your Windows computer without installing any third party tool. When the AVI file is being played, any unknown circumstance may occur after that video file starts displaying ‘AVI could not be imported unspecified error’ while importing video file. Some scenarios that make AVI video to show AVI file could not be imported unspecified error are listed below:

  • Improper File Transfer: Cancelling file transfer process all of sudden may have bad effect on AVI file as a result of which it may get corrupted and become inaccessible to users for further processing
  • Third Party Utilities: Using unknown third party utilities to edit or to convert AVI file may render corruption of AVI file that is being used; therefore usage of unknown tools to edit or modify your video file should be avoided
  • Bad Sectors: Presence of bad sectors on hard drive where AVI files are saved can damage file contents and make them inaccessible. This may lead to generation of error when AVI is being imported in Windows Movie Maker

To overcome, AVI file could not be imported; unspecified error; it is recommended to secure your video files with proper backup. Backup should be maintained so that user can retrieve data if any error is shown by AVI file. If there is no backup, then it is suggested to make use of Yodot AVI Repair tool to fix error showing AVI video file.

AVI file error repair utility

Yodot AVI Repair application can mend AVI file showing ‘could not be imported unspecified error’ without making any changes in original file structure. This AVI file repair software is included with best graphical user interface to allow even novice user to showing ‘AVI could not be imported; unspecified error’ in a minimum time. This AVI file repair tool can also be used to fix AVI showing codec error, index error; header corruption, CRC error and other error messages while opening it on various media players on your Windows or Mac systems. This software not only resolves AVI file problems but also helps to fix issues with XVID and DIVX files. But what if you have other than these video file types like MP4, M4V, and MOV, with the same issues? In that case it is recommended to use Yodot MOV Repair, which is a well known software to fix corrupted mp4 files, MOV files and M4V files effectively. Despite this, if any problems are encountered while repairing VIdeo files error, you can always find the support of technical executive team to solve your issue as soon as possible.

Follow these steps to fix AVI could not be imported unspecified error:

  • Download and install Yodot AVI Repair software in your Windows or Mac system
  • Run the program and follow simple steps provided on main screen
  • Click on ‘Browse’ button to select error showing AVI file
  • After selecting AVI file and click on ‘Repair’ button to initiate repair of AVI file
  • Upon completion of video repair, users can preview AVI file in their system
  • At last save AVI file to known destination location as desired by user

Things to Follow:

  • Follow proper procedure while importing AVI file on Windows Movie Maker
  • Keep an updated Antivirus protection to prevent AVI file corruption
  • It is advised to maintain AVI file backup to avert video file damage or loss