How can I view .AVI files?

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

  1. rumfitt macrumors newbie

    Sep 11, 2005
    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


    Jul 9, 2005
    The town without George Bailey
    Get flip4mac plugin at

    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

    Sep 11, 2005
    Thank you

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

    Dec 26, 2007
    Portland, OR
    divx player will install the right files into QuickTime to view .avi's.. search for it on

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