What is AVI file (Audio Video Interleaved file)? - Definition from WhatIs.com


AVI file (Audio Video Interleaved file)

Part of the Computing fundamentals glossary:

An AVI (Audio Video Interleaved) file is a sound and motion picture file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) specification. AVI files (which end with an .avi extension) require a special player that may be included with your Web browser or may require downloading.

This was last updated in April 2005
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