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How Do I Play AVI Files On A Mac?


Sometimes I have trouble playing AVI files on my Mac - what's the easiest way to play AVI?
- Asked by Emma T. March 25th, 2011 (Updated: December 9th, 2014)


QuickTime in Mac OS X will handle most AVI files but doesn't support all codecs. The best solution for full AVI support is to download VLC Media Player for Mac. VLC will play a wide range of files including AVI and WMV files.

Filed Under: Mac OS X, QuickTime, VLC, AVI