Type: Video File
Acronym: Audio Video Interleave
Video container or wrapper format created by Microsoft; stores video data that may be encoded in a variety of codecs; typically uses less compression than similar formats such as .MPEG and .MOV.
AVI files can be played by various video players, but the player must support the codec used to encode the video data. For additional information, view the FileInfo.com Playing AVI Files help article.