Thread: Support Watching .AVI on Acer A500
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Old August 4th, 2012, 02:30 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by igorgor View Post
Hi, my Acer iconia 500 cannot play avi format. I tried all possible players, installed all required codecs. I keep getting message: cannot play this format. Any ideas? Thank you.

In MX player, you can long press the name of the file, and the top option lets you choose software decoding instead of hardware. Apparently the iconia doesn't play nice with avi with hw decoding.
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