Tricks for Playing AVI Files on WD TV

This article aims to teach you how to play different AVI files on WD TV media player without hassle. 


I am experiencing a problem when playing AVI files using my WD TV Mini Media Player.  I have two avi files (movies) that restart themselves at a set point each time and won’t run all the way. I can play these same movies on my laptop using VLC media player without any problem. From some other guys’ feedback, I know that it’s probably due to the AVI complex video/audio codec.

If your avi’s play well using VLC Media Player or other media players, it might be worth converting them to WD TV most compatible video files(MP4 seems to be the best one). Along with some help from Brorsoft Video Converter, it can be done effortlessly. Overall, this video app is professional on fast transcoding AVI to WD TV with MP4 format without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports AVI videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MKV, MXF, MTS, MOV, MP4, WMV, VOB, TiVo to WD TV, Plex, PS4, LG TV, Roku, Xbox One and more media devices. Plus, with the built-in video editor, you can also choose to trim, crop, add watermark to your original videos. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter Mac is right for you.

How to Convert AVI to WD TV for Playback

Step 1: Start the WDTV video converter and drag .avi files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion. If you wanna join several video files together, check “merge into one file” box.

Step 2: Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets “H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)”, “H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)”, “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” are supported.

Tip: Before start the AVI conversion for WD TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 3: Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert AVI for playback on WDTV in no time.

After the conversion is over, head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored, transfer the files to WD TV for great enjoyment.

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