How To Repair When Xvid AVI Won’t Play

Written by Lucy John on April 18, 2023

“I have downloaded few videos from online sites that have useful stuff related to my project. After downloading, there was a pop up message whether to convert these files to AVI format and I just clicked yes. Conversion was complete, but none of the videos play either in VLC or in QuickTime. I am not even able to convert it back to its original file format. How can I fix this issue and play the videos?”

AVI video container format is widely in use to store video data on different storage devices. It provides good streaming of audio and video data to produce excellent movie. AVI file can be easily played using different multimedia players on Windows and Mac operating systems if it is encoded with Xvid video Codec. Xvid codec can be used on all platforms and operating system and hence most of the AVI videos encoded with this codec are referred as Xvid AVI files. Unfortunately, even Xvid AVI may stop playing as mentioned in above instance. This can be due to number of factors that alter Xvid AVI file in situations like:

In most of these instances, XviD AVI will stop playing and render error. It is quite common to get panic when Xvid AVI won’t play on any of the media player present on computer. However, there is a way to make the file playable again. Check out whether system is installed with correct Xvid video Codec and it is up to date. If not, try installing latest Xvid codec and then play your AVI video files. If this doesn’t fetch you results and AVI files are still not playing then repair damaged video files using proficient video repair utility.

Unplayable Xvid AVI file repair application:

With the utilization of Yodot Video Repair tool it is possible to fix XviD AVI videos that do not play in multimedia players. This utility is comprised of ingenious read-only repair strategies that extract both audio and video streams of damaged AVI file and creates a new healthy AVI movie file. It has ability to repair corrupted AVI videos created using CamStudio, various digital cameras and camcorders with utmost ease. Using this tool, one can easily fix AVI video not playing in Media Center, WMP, VLC, iTunes, QuickTime and other possible multimedia players on both Windows and Mac operating systems. Windows computer users can install this tool on Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based PCs and laptops. Whereas Mac users can simply use this program on Mac Ventura, Monterey, Big Sur Catalina Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard OS X versions.

Follow these instructions to run the software:

Necessary Tips:

  • Before downloading / plating any Xvid encoded AVI video file, check the system for presence of right Codec
  • Do not use unreliable video editing tools to edit Xvid AVI files
  • Backup essential XviD AVI videos in secure location to overcome unexpected file damage issues

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