In order to import an AVI file, the editor will need the help
of an installed video/audio codec. Currently, the editor only
recognizes VFW (Video For Window) drivers.
Please also note that AVI is just a file name and like a big
box which can contain different things --- compressed or
uncompressed video and audio.
For example, to open a DV file, one user had the following
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 11:19:38
From: an MVW user
To: "Tech Support <support" <email@example.com>
I downloaded DV Codec V2.4.4 from
and now I can open the uncompressed DVs within MVW.
Thanks for the support.
an MVW user
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