How can I view .AVI files?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by rumfitt, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. rumfitt macrumors newbie

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    I have a macbook pro G5 and have downloaded an AVI file it will not open with quicktime, has anyone any ideas what software I need to view it, or is it not mac compatible.:confused:
     
  2. thewhitehart macrumors 6502a

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    Get flip4mac plugin at www.flip4mac.com

    Also, install Perian, a plugin that plays many video codecs through Quicktime.

    The Video Lan Player is also an excellent player for all types of media. It's a universal binary.
     
  3. rumfitt thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thank you

    Thanks for your help I will check them out.:)
     
  4. dsl4c macrumors member

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    divx player will install the right files into QuickTime to view .avi's.. search for it on macupdate.com
     

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