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Old Feb 1, 2013, 07:58 AM   #1
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Hi all im new to the world of mac but glad i made the move.
I have downloaded AVI files over the years, transferred them to a USB stick and played them on my tv.
But after downloading a few files today when i try to play them on the tv all i get is "Invalid File".
They play ok on my imac using VLC player but the tv will not play them.
Any advice would be appreciated.

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Old Feb 1, 2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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Did you make sure to select the correct .avi file on the TV? Mac OS X creates two files for one file, one is a small file to store arbitrary data, which (the file) is hidden in Mac OS X, but becomes visible in Windows or other devices.

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Old Feb 1, 2013, 10:35 AM   #3
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I see what you mean as the small files were at the top and the actual files i needed were hidden at the bottom.
Many thanks for that
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