How to Play AVI on TV (LG/Hisense/TCL…) without Issues?

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Updated on Apr 26, 2024
How to Play AVI on TV
  • Free download Free download WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro on a Windows computer.
  • Step 1. Import AVI files into the converter;
  • Step 2. Select the preset for your TV model;
  • Step 3. Convert AVI to TV format;
  • Step 4. Transfer and play the converted videos on TV.
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How to Play AVI Files on TV without Error?
1. Download the TV Format Converter
2. Add AVI Files
3. Choose a TV Format
4. Start Conversion
5. Play AVI on TV

Many people have encountered AVI TV playback problems. For instance:
-- "Will TCL Roku televisions play AVI files?"
-- "AVI files won’t play on Android TV with hardware acceleration."
-- "TV Samsung can’t play a .mp4 that has been converted from AVI."

Why would these issues happen?
That may be caused by the codec in the AVI file. As we know, AVI is a video container format that can contain different types of video compression codecs. If the codec is not supported, your TV will not play the file. But don't worry! This post will teach you how to fix an AVI file that won’t play. Continue reading and follow the tutorial below on how to play AVI on TV without issues.

How to Play AVI Files on TV Smoothly?

AVI not playing on TV is mainly due to the unsupported codec in the AVI video file. Once the video codec is accepted, your television will play the video smoothly. Therefore, to fix an AVI file that won’t play, the best solution is to transcode videos to the TV-supported format/codec. All you need is the professional video transcoder - WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. The software can help you convert videos for TVs in a straightforward way. It offers optimized presets for a wide range of devices, including LG TV, Samsung TV, Apple TV, TCL, Hisense, etc. Just select your device model and start converting videos in one click!

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Step 1. Download the Video Converter

Now, I will show you how to perform the conversion for smoothly playing AVI on TV. Please download and installdownload and install the recommended software on your PC for preparation.

Step 2. Import AVI Files into the Software

Launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and select Converter. Then, click Add Files or Add Video Folder to import AVI files from your computer. You can directly drag and drop them into the interface, as well.

Add AVI Video Files
Add AVI Video Files

Step 3. Select a TV-supported Video Format

LG TV AVI files don’t play, Hisense TV won’t play AVI files, or Philips smart TV won’t play AVI? Solve it here!

Click the format image on the right side and select your TV model from the Device presets, such as Hisense, TCL, Samsung, Sony, LG, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Mi TV, and plenty more.
If the software does not have your TV model, you can go to the Video tab and choose H264 as the target format since all televisions offer support for H264 and AAC (MP4 video) files.

Select an Output Format
Select an Output Format

Step 4. Convert AVI to TV Format

Optional. Before exporting files, you can improve the video quality, trim the video to remove unwanted parts, adjust the volume, etc.

Click the bottom inverted triangle button to specify an output path. Then, press Run to start the conversion process. With batch mode and GPU acceleration support, the process will be completed very soon.

Start Conversion
Start Conversion

Step 5. Play AVI Files on TV via USB

After the conversion, you can connect your USB to transfer the resulting (MP4) video files and play them on TV without any hassle!

Tips: If your TV has no USB but an HDMI port, you can connect your computer or laptop to the TV using an HDMI cable. You can also use a media streaming device like a Chromecast or Roku to stream the AVI file from your computer or phone to your TV.
Related posts: Play AVI on Roku | Stream AVI to Chromecast

* Looking for a TV that plays AVI files?
In fact, AVI videos can be played on most TVs, such as Samsung TV, Hisense TV, LG TV, Mi TV, etc. However, each TV may support AVI files encoded with different codecs. You can get the details from the official.

Wrap up

That is how to play AVI on TV via USB without playback errors. With WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, you can transcode AVI, MP4, MKV, MOV, and other video files to a TV-compatible format. You are able to directly select a device model or choose a supported format for conversion. Moreover, video settings such as bitrate, resolution, frame rate, and aspect ratio are customizable to your needs. Far beyond converting videos, HD Video Converter Factory Pro can help you achieve more:

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