.AVI File Extension
File TypeAudio Video Interleave File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
An AVI file is a video container or wrapper format created by Microsoft. It stores video data that may be encoded in a variety of codecs and 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.