QuickTime Cannot Read AVI

Does QuickTime issues giving you a head spin? Every problem has its own individual reason. Even if you don’t want your problems to be repeated, it sometimes repeats. Let’s consider a situation which users are facing with AVI file:

Unfortunately, when I tried to play AVI video file in QuickTime player it is not reading the file. I tried many times to make it playable but after opening the file, the application itself is getting closed. I need to fix this bug at the earliest. So, kindly help me with a reliable method to resolve it. I’ll be eagerly waiting for your reply.

It is clear that your AVI file becomes inaccessible when it is corrupt. There are several signs which makes AVI file damage. The below listed are few among them:

  • Abrupt termination of player when AVI file is playing
  • Codec issues with the player is also a main cause
  • Errors while designing AVI file

It’s so hard to let go off your favorite videos. Don’t think like ‘All nice things comes to an end’ as time goes by; the technology is offering many things to fix the issues with AVI file.

Using a predominant solution

When your QuickTime cannot read AVI video file, employ Yodot AVI Repair application to repair it. It is the one and only software which can easily make your AVI file playable on QuickTime player. It works on read only mode so it will not modify the contents available in it. The program first separates the audio and video streams and adjoins them after repairing it. The tool not only fixes AVI videos but also XVID and DIVX videos. This utility is compatible on both Windows and Mac machines i.e., Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008, 7, 8.x, 10, Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion , Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.

Procedure to execute the tool

Download Yodot AVI Repair tool on Windows or Mac system -> Finish installation steps required to use the utility -> ‘Browse’ option is used to locate the exact corrupt file path -> After browsing the file, click on ‘Repair’ button -> The software will start scanning the file and its contents to repair it -> You can clearly monitor the status of repair in progress bar -> After finishing the process, browse the destination path to save repaired file -> Preview the video for confirmation -> At last, hit ‘Save’ button.

Cannot Read AVI File on Mac


“Few days back, I transferred few AVI files to my Mac device. Later, when I tried to access one of them, it shows an error message. The error was stating as “Cannot read AVI file”. This is first time, that I have encountered such situation and has no knowledge about this error. If anybody knows proper way to fix this issue, please suggest me.”

Above mentioned-scenario is very common and whoever has faced it can understand it easily. Many of us strongly believe, if any AVI file is not opening, it must have got damaged. And it is true but only up to a certain case.

Other reasons that leads to unreadable AVI files:

  • AVI file Header getting corrupted
  • At the time of transferring AVI files, if anyone pulled out source device before completion of sending process
  • AVI files get infected by virus
  • While downloading AVI files from internet, network failure occur

These are all possible situations, which might lead to unreadable error. Nevertheless, if you are already facing such an error, no need to worry. As you are already going through this critical case, you must be in search of effective solution. Generally, user wants their selected tool to be robust and virus free. In this article, one such software has explained along with few additional features and working steps.

Features of unreadable AVI repair tool:

To solve cannot read AVI file on Mac problem, use Yodot AVI Repair tool to rescue. It’s secured and fastest built-in algorithm has capability to fix AVI file after unredablity issues. Along with unreadable AVI, other corruption, broken, damaged AVI can also be repaired using this tool. It has advanced mechanism like fixing audio and video streams of AVI file separately and join them later. In this way, they can easily find out cause and affected area of damage AVI. This utility is compatible with almost all OS X versions like Mac OS X 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6 and 10.5.

Steps to solve cannot read AVI file on Mac problem:

AT first, download Yodot AVI Repair software on Mac system and install it -> Once installation get completed, run the tool by logging in as system admin -> On first screen of software, click on ‘Open’ button to pick AVI file, which is displaying cannot read AVI file error -> After proper selection, click on ‘Repair’ option on same page -> In next screen, a scanning window will be displayed. Observe the progress bar and once it gets 100% complete, move to next window -> Here, two options i.e. ‘Preview repaired file’ and ‘Save repaired file’ along with full description of fixed AVI file will appear -> Now, to check the working of fixed file go to Preview option and later click on Save option, to store this repaired AVI file successfully.