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.AVI File Extension

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File TypeAudio Video Interleave File
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CategoryVideo Files
File Format Description

Video container or wrapper format created by Microsoft; stores video data that may be encoded in a variety of codecs; typically uses less compression than similar formats such as .MPEG and .MOV.

AVI files can be played by various video players, but the player must support the codec used to encode the video data. For additional information, view the Playing AVI Files help article.

Program(s) that open .AVI files
Updated 2/14/2013