Solution to AVI files crashed in VLC media player


I just installed the new version of VLC and I noticed that little issue – so far – with the new version: AVI files simply crash the VLC player. No message, no error code, nothing. Just crash. I don’t have any other codecs installed, only iTunes. I’m eager to find a way to open and play AVI files in VLC fine.

From someone’s shared tutorial online I know that AVI is a container video format which generally contains a number of audio, video, and subtitle streams. In the condition, If an AVI file contains a VLC incompatible video codec, it will fail to play in VLC. To view AVI in VLC smoothly, we need to convert DivX/XviD AVI to VLC more supported video format.

Brorsoft Video Converter is utility I used to finish the task. This professional video converter is the solid tool to help users convert AVI to VLC playable H.264 MP4 video on Windows (Windows 10 included) without quality loss. Besides, it also supports converting AVI files to iPad, Galaxy Tab, iTunes, Windows Media Player and more to meet your different needs. If you wanna solve the AVI in VLC playback issues on Mac OS X(including Sierra, El Capitan), please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Download the program to start the AVI to VLC conversion task.


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Convert AVI to VLC friendly video

1. Load AVI videos

Run the AVI converter software and then import your AVI files onto the interface by convenient drag-and-drop feature. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.

2. Set output format

Click on “Format” bar to select output format. Here you can choose to encode AVI to mp4, .mov, DivX .avi for playing with VLC.

Tip: You can also check the “Settings” box , and set video codec, video size, Bitrate, frame rate to get a decent video you want on your VLC player.

3. Start converting AVI to VLC format

Hit the “Convert” button to start and finish converting AVI to VLC Media Player more supported format.

After the conversion, click the Open button to get the resulted video. Now, you can successfully load and play AVI in VLC without any issue.

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