How to Play AVI Files on Your Mac

Avigilon Native Video Export File AVE files can be played using the Avigilon Control Center Player . When opening an AVE file in Avigilon Control Center Player, the video is immediately displayed in the View. If the AVE file stores video recorded from multiple cameras, each video is displayed by default.

Playing AVI files on a Mac can be a hassle, especially when using QuickTime player. The error message “unsupported format” is a common issue when trying to play AVI videos on Mac. However, there are two solutions to this problem. One is to convert your AVI files to a format QuickTime can handle, such as MOV or MP4, using a third-party conversion software or an online conversion tool. But this method can be time-consuming and may result in a loss of quality.

The second and better option is to download Elmedia Player. Elmedia Player is a free media player for Mac OS devices that supports a wide range of media formats, making it far superior to Apple’s default QuickTime player. You can easily play almost any video or audio format you throw at it.

To play an AVI file using Elmedia Player, you can either drag and drop the file into the player or go to File -> Open and select the AVI video. Elmedia Player will play the video with no issues whatsoever. To streamline the process, set Elmedia Player as your default AVI media player. Simply right-click your AVI media file, select “Open With,” click on “Other,” select Elmedia Player, and make sure you have the “Always Open With” box checked.

Elmedia Player supports multiple subtitle tracks and external subtitles. You can choose and download subtitles directly from and customize the subtitle’s font, colors, and background colors. Elmedia Player also supports a wide range of different languages, including ones that read from right to left, such as Arabic and Hebrew.

Additionally, Elmedia Player has many customizable features. You can adjust the playback speed, contrast, saturation, brightness, and more. You even have an equalizer to enjoy the audio exactly how you like it. If you right-click within Elmedia Player, you’ll be greeted with a series of options such as creating an A to B loop and taking screenshots.

One of the best features of Elmedia Player is its streaming ability. With smart TVs being the norm, more and more people want to stream videos from their Mac directly to their smart TVs. Elmedia Player can do this with a few simple clicks. Just select your smart TV, and you’re good to go. Any smart TV is compatible as long as it’s connected to your Wi-Fi network.

Overall, Elmedia Player is the preferred option by over 2 million people worldwide. To enjoy Elmedia Player and all its awesome perks, we’re giving away a great 30% discount for the pro version. We highly recommend it as it’s the only media player you’ll ever need for your Mac OS device.

In conclusion, playing AVI files on a Mac is possible, and Elmedia Player makes it easy and hassle-free. Enjoy your AVI videos without any issues, and take advantage of Elmedia Player’s cool playback features and simple streaming ability.


How to convert ave to MP4?
Upload AVI. Upload the AVI file you wish to convert. ... Convert your video. Choose MP4 as your output format, by selecting from the dropdown list of file types (eg. ... Download (&, Edit) your video. Hit the 'Download File' button to save your newly converted file.
How do I open an Avigilon video file?
In Windows, select All Programs or All Apps >, Avigilon >, Avigilon Player. When the application first opens, you will be prompted to open an AVE or AVK file: If the file is password-protected, enter the password when prompted. The Avigilon Player will open and display the video file.
What is the Ave format?
AVE files mostly belong to Avigilon Control Center by Avigilon. AVE is the native video file export format used by the Control Center program in Avigilon's suite of applications. A file with AVE extension contains video, audio, camera, embedded events data of a footage recorded by one or multiple surveillance cameras.