Since AVI is one of the most widely used video formats, it's depressing when you can't play AVI on Mac. Many Mac users may encounter the situation that their QuickTime player can’t play some .AVI videos. This is often because of the codec issues. The QuickTime only support some specific AVI movies, which codec can be recognized by QuickTime player. There is also other kind of codec use the .AVI extension, which makes the issue more confused. Many DivX®-encoded files carry the .avi extension. And QuickTime does not support DivX natively.
There is a lot of ways available for Mac user to deal with the problem. You can download and install the third party components for you QuickTime to make it work (it may be complicated). And the easiest way is to use an all-in-one free AVI Player for Mac. Here we recommend the Aurora Blu-ray Player for you. With this AVI Media Player for Mac, users can play any kinds of AVI files on Mac OS X directly. What’s more, as its name said, the player can also play Blu-ray, DVD on Mac directly. There is no complicated operation for AVI playback.
Free download and install the player from http://www.bluray-player-software.com/download.htm, install and run it on your Mac.
You can click “File – Open File” on the menu to load AVI movies, or drag the AVI movies from your local folder for playback.
Now you can play AVI on Mac with this free Mac Media Player very easily.
Note: You can use the right click to control your playback. More options are available from the top menu.