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Old 10-28-2007, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Journey's End
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I just received an Avi file and didn't know what it was; I couldn't do a straight download and thought it might be a photo as it came from my SIL. I selected a graphic program, a bundle of an older OS, and was able to get it to work, but what program(s) should I have or use to open these freely.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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Old 10-28-2007, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Home is where we park it.
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Avi is a video type file used by M$. Audio Video Interleave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

If you google avi you might come up with a possible player for it.

But it's not a photo. Liz
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Old 10-28-2007, 05:26 PM
 
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Thanks, Liz, I realized after the download it wasn't a photo file. But for some reason I was able to get it to work w/the graphic program (and animated). I'll check around, and see what I discover and perhaps a Mac user will have a specific recommendation.


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Avi is a video type file used by M$. Audio Video Interleave - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

If you google avi you might come up with a possible player for it.

But it's not a photo. Liz
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Old 10-28-2007, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I use Flip4mac (Flip4Mac WMV Products) on a Mac to play almost any format of video file.

You may also find a CODEC to plug into Quicktime, they talk about it here:
QuickTime: About Playing .AVI Files
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Old 10-28-2007, 08:07 PM
 
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Thanks. I had a trial copy of flip; it appears I have to upgrade Quicktime and get myself ready for the 22nd century. I'm using 10.2.8 and lots of stuff is beyond that OS.

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I use Flip4mac (Flip4Mac WMV Products) on a Mac to play almost any format of video file.

You may also find a CODEC to plug into Quicktime, they talk about it here:
QuickTime: About Playing .AVI Files
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