.avi playback?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Jdavis21, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Jdavis21

    Jdavis21 New Member
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    There seems to be no info on whether the EVO will play .avi videos or not...does anyone know if it does? I dropped a few on the SD card and used file explorer to open it, but it said it cannot play it. Please don't tell me I have to convert it to some proprietary format....
     

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  2. kaisies

    kaisies Well-Known Member
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    no. .avi usually means divx. most phones play mpg (h.264 codec)
     
  3. GeneralPatton

    GeneralPatton Well-Known Member
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    I have yet to hear of a video player in the Market Place that plays .avi's ... so yeah, you're going to need to convert it.

    Search the EVO 4G board .. there is a thread or two on a few popular converting programs.
     
  4. Jdavis21

    Jdavis21 New Member
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    :mad: crap....oh well thanks for the speedy reply.
     
  5. sagedil

    sagedil Well-Known Member
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    Mp4 is not a proprietary format.
     
  6. kmbutts

    kmbutts Well-Known Member
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  7. henbone11

    henbone11 Member
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    yxplayer will play xvid/avi on the evo
     
  8. cary328is

    cary328is Well-Known Member
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    Yeah...has anyone used/reviewed this yet??:

    yxflash - Cyrket
     
  9. gibsonhtp

    gibsonhtp Well-Known Member
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    VideoLAN needs to put out a VLC player for Android.
     
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