File Extension AVI

.AVI File

File extension: AVI
File type: Audio Video Interleave File
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Notes about the AVI file extension:



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The AVI file type is primarily associated with 'Audio Video Interleave File'. Recent files might be compressed with one or another codecs (compression standard). It can also be seen with QuickTime and RealPlayer (available for the Mac). A number of programs capture this file extension. The Macintosh type is: VfW

Detailed information for file extension AVI:


Primary association: Audio Video Interleave File
File classification: Video
Mime type: video/avi, video/msvideo, video/x-msvideo, image/avi, video/xmpg2, application/x-troff-msvideo, audio/aiff, audio/avi
Identifying characters Hex: 52 49 46 46 , ASCII: RIFF
Program ID: AnimationShop3.Animation , ati_mfplay , avifile , Cliprex Video File , Frigate3.view , IrfanView.AVI , MPlayer , NeroMediaPlayer.File , Winamp.File , QuickTime.avi , RealPlayer.AVI.6 , SlowView AVI
Related links: IrfanView, DivX, AVI Info, Windows Media Player, FILExt CODEC and Video Player FAQ

Other applications associated with file type AVI:

  • AviSys (Bird Watcher Database) by Jerry Blinn, AviSys is software for bird watchers (.avi file). , , Add-on software also allows the program to catalog butterflies (.btr files), dragonflies (.drg files), and reptiles (.hrp files).
    , This association is classified as Database. Related links: AviSys Add-on Files
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Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AVI

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: AnimationShop3.Animation
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 7\anim.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1 /open

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: CtraxPlayer.2.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\CtrxPl.exe /Play

ProgramID: AVIfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\DSPlayer\DSPlayer_v0.59.5_alpha.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5.08\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINDOW~1\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: UltimatePaint
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UP\upaint.exe %1

ProgramID: MediaSource.aviFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource\CTCMS.exe /PlayNow %1

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe /Play %L

ProgramID: GDiVXFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GDivX Zenith Player\GDivX Player.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\winamp3.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\Studio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinAmp\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AVI.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AVI.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe /m video/avi %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AVI.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AVI.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files
EXEFile: E:\Nero\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe %1

ProgramID: CrystalPlayer.AVI
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Crystal Player\Crystal.exe %1

ProgramID: Morpheus.Video
EXEFile: C:\Documents and Settings\Jimmy Son\Desktop\Media Downloads\Morpheus\Morpheus.exe %1

ProgramID: Cliprex Video File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Cliprex DVD Player Professional\cdivx.exe %L

ProgramID: Blaze Media Pro
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Blaze Media Pro\BMP.exe %1

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:8 /Open

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:8 /Open %L

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:8

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\media player classic\mplayerc.exe %L

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\media player

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1

ProgramID: AVI_UV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Advanced Image Viewer and Converter\ImgViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: ALLPlayerFile
EXEFile: D:\aaa\MarBit\ALLPlayer\ALLPlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: PDVDfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PowerDVD.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

ProgramID: mplayer
EXEFile: mplayer.exe /play /close %1

ProgramID: AnimationShop3.Animation
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Animation Shop 3\Anim.exe /dde

ProgramID: Ivi.MediaFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\InterVideo\WinDVD\WinDVD.exe %1

ProgramID: totalplayer.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Total Video Converter\tvp.exe

ProgramID: QuickTime.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\MoviePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Multimedia\BSPlayer\bplay.exe %L

ProgramID: QuickTime.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NCH Swift Sound\WavePad\wavepad.exe %L

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead3\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: Cliprex Video File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CLIPRE~1\Cliprex.exe

ProgramID: mplayerc.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\StormPlayer\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: avifile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Light Alloy\LA.exe

ProgramID: FView.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FreshDevices\FreshView\fview.exe

ProgramID: Media_Source_U.aviFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource5\CTCMSu.exe /PlayNow

ProgramID: KLCP AVI File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: EasyDVD
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Easy DVD Player\EasyDVD.EXE

ProgramID: BearShare.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BearShare Applications\BearShare\BearShare.exe

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: WMP11.AssocFile.AVI
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:8 /Open

ProgramID: ALShow.AVI
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ESTsoft\ALShow\ALShow.exe

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: iMesh.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iMesh Applications\iMesh\iMesh.exe

ProgramID: MediaJukebox.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\mjextman.exe /Play

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: GomPlayer.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GRETECH\GomPlayer\GOM.exe /open

ProgramID: KMPlayer.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe

ProgramID: Plik avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SubEdit-Player\subedit.exe

ProgramID: GomPlayer.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_Media\Players\GomPlayer\GOM.exe /open

ProgramID: Miro.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Participatory Culture Foundation\Miro\Miro.exe

ProgramID: qvodplayer.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe -localfile

ProgramID: KLCP.AVI
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe

ProgramID: FantasyDVD Multimedia File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Combined Community Codec Pack\MPC\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: tigerplayer.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MpcStar\mpcstar.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.AVI
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: KLCP.WMP.avi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: MPlayerFileVideo
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer\mplayer\smplayer_portable.exe

ProgramID: RealPlayer.AVI.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dhamu\Download\RealPlay.exe


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