Why cant I play a movie in avi format?

I have windows vista and windows media player 11 I have a few videos in avi formatt when I try top watch them it just plays the sound why is it?

Answer #1

vlc http://www.fr.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

I use it, it plays everything

Answer #2

I was just about to suggest VLC =D It plays pretty much everything. That guy knows what he’s talking about.

Answer #3

No problem =) I wasn’t the only one.

Answer #4

0kai0 THANK YOU!!!

Answer #5

You do not have the codecs for that. which is divx something like that. anyways GO TO GOOGLE AND TYPE IN-vlc-AND DOWNLOAD. This should play those vids.

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