Fix when AVI not playing in premiere pro

Is your AVI file unable to play in premiere pro? Do you want to fix this issue? Then you are in right place.

When you are trying to import an AVI file into Premiere Pro tool, an error message may prompt like “Unable to open that file. File uses an unsupported compression format” and sometimes you may face issue like AVI file will play only audio without video. Main reason for such kind of issues is AVI file corruption which takes place due to below mentioned reasons.

  • You might have created AVI files using digital cameras or software which does not support AVI standards
  • If the AVI file downloaded partially then it will get corrupt and shows the above kind of errors
  • If Premiere Pro tool has been terminated while playing AVI video then it might damage index of AVI file

To fix this problem, make use of the below given manual method.

Choose AVI file from the project view in Premiere Pro ->then go to file-> select Interpret Footage -> Inside the Interpret Footage dialog box, check the Ignore Alpha Channel option

After using above procedure also if you are unable to play AVI file in Premiere Pro then make use of a reliable AVI Repair tool.

Software to fix AVI not playing problems:

Yodot AVI Repair is an application to fix AVI not playing in premiere pro errors. This utility is built with advance scanning technology which helps to scan and fix the damaged AVI file without modifying it. Along with AVI file, it can even repair damaged XVID and DIVX video files on both Windows and Mac systems. By using this utility you can mend AVI videos which are recorded in various devices such as mobile phones, cameras, multimedia players etc. This software has capability to resolve problems in AVI file that won’t play on Mac, WMP, QuickTime, PowerPoint and so on. It is compatible on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 OS based systems. It can also support Mac machines running with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite OS X Versions.

Directions to use the software:

Visit here to download Yodot AVI Repair tool on your Windows or Mac computer. Then install and run the application by following on screen instructions. Select the AVI file which you want to fix by using ‘Browse’ button. After that, click on “Repair” button to begin the repairing process. The progress of repairing process can be viewed by using “Status Bar”. Once the repair process completes, tool will display result along with AVI file description. You can see repaired file using “Preview” option before saving it. Then finally, save fixed AVI file to a desired destination location.