Fix AVI CODEC Errors


AVI is a popular media file format which is widely used to save videos. AVI file format comprises two separate streams i.e. audio and video. So, whenever a user tries to play an AVI video file, the audio and video streams are combined with regard to the CODEC algorithms.

Coder – decoder is just like a program installed on your computer which encodes and decodes digital information for the purpose of storing, transmission, encryption, etc. CODEC do play a huge role in safe guarding the information present in these files. Damage to any of the CODEC can corrupt an AVI file completely thereby making it unplayable on all media players.

Consider this as your situation, you have downloaded one of the latest movie, but unfortunately video is not playing. This desperate situation may even lead you to unexpected play back results or doesn’t play on your media player due to CODEC errors. What could you do at this stage? Seek help? Or do you like to learn how can you do AVI CODEC repair by yourself? Don’t you think it’s an awesome idea to fix damaged movie files?

Let’s have a look at different situations that can lead to CODEC errors

In case, if CODEC is not present on the system in order to support AVI files then obviously AVI files will display with an error message stating that CODEC related errors thereby making the video files unplayable.

CODEC program itself can cause trouble at times; while downloading CODEC program in order to play particular AVI video file but interruptions while downloading can damage the AVI file. Downloading CODEC programs from un-trustable sites can also become the reason for hindrance of malicious viruses into the system.

Here is a list of common error messages that you might come across when media player denies to play AVI files having CODEC issues

Unable to play back the video stream: no suitable decompressor could be found Error= 80040255

Cannot play back the file. The format is not supported Error= 80040265

One or more codecs required to open this content could not be found Error= C00D10D1

Unable to download an appropriate decompressor Error= 80040200

The source filter for this file could not be loaded Error= 80040241

In any of these situations that has caused CODEC issues, you can do AVI CODEC repair. But you have to pick the right approach to fix AVI CODEC. There are several methods to fix AVI CODEC issues, one simple approach to play your AVI video file after CODEC related error is to find out the CODEC and download from internet. But if this didn’t help then don’t get afraid, you can do AVI repair CODEC using Repair DivX tool.

Fix AVI file CODEC error:

Helps to fix AVI video files that are broken, damaged, in many ways. This AVI repair tool is built with advanced scanning technique to repair AVI Codec issues. Refer this page: to know more about broken AVI repairing.

This application treats audio and video streams separately, after fixing CODEC errors

This tool also has the capability to repair DivX, Xvid that denies to open in media players.

Various versions of Windows and Mac machine supports this repair tool in order to fix AVI Codec. 

It is capable to repair XviD header which can be damaged or corrupted very easily.

Steps to fix AVI CODEC Error

Step A: Firstly, you will have to download and install Repair DivX tool into your computer. Then launch the tool, on the main window click on "Browse" button in order to fix AVI file CODEC error and then click "Repair" button to start the process.

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Figure 1 : Main Window

Step B: The software scans and repairs AVI file CODEC error with the help of its advanced algorithm.

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Figure 2 : Repair Process

Step C: When the process is finished, you can view the fixed AVI file by the use of "Preview Repaired File" option.

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Figure 3 : Preview Window