How to Fix CRC Error in AVI File?

AVI file is an Audio Video Interleave file, which is a primary video file format supported by many digital media players on Windows operating system. The .AVI file format is known as media file container and it specifies a way in which a file may contain audio and video data, but it doesn’t specify how the data is encoded. The encoding of audio and video data specified in AVI files are known as codecs. A codec server two purposes: they tell your system how to encode (or compress) a video files when you save the file and how to decode (or play) the file when you open it in media player.

Since the same codec is needed for both compression and playing the video file, choice of which codec to use is extremely important. If the codec used to compress file is not installed on user’s computer, then user will not able to play the video on media player and might encounter CRC error. If CRC error occurs, then AVI video files cannot be played on any media player.

Some of the scenarios where you encounter CRC errors in AVI video files are:

  • When you are downloading AVI files from internet you may encounter this CRC error
  • Similarly CRC error may occur when you try to download AVI files from inbox mails
  • Sometimes you may encounter CRC errors while burning the AVI video files on CD or DVD

If you cannot play AVI video files due to CRC error, then don’t worry. You can easily fix AVI files showing CRC error by using Yodot AVI Repair software. It is mainly designed to fix CRC error in AVI files on both Window and Mac OS. If this error occurs, then your AVI video files might get damaged, corrupted or become unplayable on any media players.

Best software for fixing CRC error AVI video files:

Yodot AVI Repair is a prominent repair product which is preferred by most of the users for fixing their .AVI files after encountering CRC errors while downloading, transferring, sharing through network, etc. Yodot AVI Repair has been built to repair truncated or unplayable AVI, XVID and DIVX video file formats on Windows and Macintosh computer. This tool has simple and user friendly interface to mend AVI video files in 3 to 4 steps. It can also fix corrupted AVI files created by renowned DSLR camera or camcorder brands like Nikon, Kodak, Sony, Olympus, Samsung, Pentax, Canon, Leica, Panasonic etc on all versions of Windows and Mac operating systems.

Procedure for repairing CRC error AVI file on Windows OS:

  • Download and install Yodot AVI Repair on your Windows OS system
  • Launch the software to start the recovery process and follow the recovery instructions present on screen
  • In main screen enter the AVI file that is to be repaired or you can browse for the corrupted or damaged AVI file
  • The software starts repairing the selected AVI file
  • As soon as the repair process gets completed, it shows the repaired AVI file along with the file description
  • You can preview the repaired AVI file to confirm successful repair
  • At last save the repaired AVI video files in a desired location on your computer


  • Don’t use any third party application for converting your AVI video files
  • Regularly update antivirus software to avoid virus or malware infection on AVI files
  • It’s good to have backup of your important AVI files on other reliable storage device