How to Fix AVI Video File?

“I have downloaded many AVI videos from internet and saved them in a folder on my computer. But when I tried to play those videos I got error message that “not a valid avi file”. I am not aware of the reason behind this type of error message. Does anyone know a way to permanently fix this problem and make my AVI Video files play again?”

Do you have same question that has mentioned above? If so then do not worry!!! If you have an AVI video file on your computer that doesn’t work properly, it is undoubtedly because you don't have the correct codec installed on your system. A codec is a piece of programming language that facilitates the application you are using to play video files in order to understand and display the information contained in the AVI video file. So in order to play AVI file, try to download Codec from online and even after downloading if the problem still persists, then you need to repair AVI video file using right AVI repair software.

Common causes responsible for AVI video file corruption

  • Certain errors like switching off the computer improperly or removing the external storage device forcefully while transferring can damage AVI videos and make them inaccessible
  • AVI video files get corrupted when there is sudden power surge while playing video
  • Sometimes when you download AVI file from internet, viruses and malwares do enter your computer and harm AVI videos
  • Bad sector on storage drive where you have saved AVI video files, header corruption and other causes makes AVI videos unplayable on your system

If you find that your AVI files cannot be opened anymore, then it’s time to take right step to make it work again. Therefore using AVI video tool preferably Yodot AVI Repair is the best way to fix corruption and overcome such issues.

Software to repair AVI video files

Yodot AVI Repair comes equipped with innovative features to detect and fix all types of errors in AVI video files. Its powerful built-in algorithm identifies the underlying cause of corruption and then fixes affected part of the AVI video file smoothly so that original clarity of the video is retained after the repair process. Along with AVI videos, you can repair XVID and DIVX video formats created by various digital cameras, mobile phones and other multimedia device. The repair process gets completed very soon and you could view the status of repair by just clicking on “Preview” option.

Easy steps to repair AVI videos on Windows:

  • Download Yodot AVI Repair tool and install it to your computer
  • Run the software and follow the main screen instructions
  • Browse for the AVI video file that needs to be repaired
  • Now click on “Repair” button to start the repair process
  • Examine the AVI file repair process by noticing the progress bar
  • Once repair process gets completed,the software displays the AVI video file along with its description
  • Later you can preview the repaired video file by using “Preview” button
  • Finally save your repaired AVI file by using “Save” option to your desired location

Important Points

  • It is good practice to keep backup of important AVI video files in a different storage device
  • Download good antivirus software in your computer to prevent viruses from damaging healthy AVI video files
  • Try to avoid simple mistakes like removing storage device improperly or switching off computer when the AVI file is still playing