How to Repair AVI Video Showing ‘Cannot Render File’ Error?

AVI or Audio Video Interleaved is a popular multimedia file format mainly used for storing video files with .avi file extension, which is introduced by Microsoft. It stores audio and video data in a single file, which allows simultaneous playback. The AVI file will play on a number of media players like VLC Player, Media Player, etc. The main advantage of .avi file format is that, it maintains high quality video even with video files having smaller size.

You might have gone through the situations like your most valuable AVI files will not play in any player and when you try to open it, it will show ‘cannot render file’ error. Do you know the reason behind it? What happened here is your file had become corrupted. There are so many reasons for this AVI file corruption problems like CRC error, bad sector, unexpected power surge, faulty media player, etc. Once the .avi file gets damaged, it will not open in any player and you will need a file repair software in order to fix the errors. Here, you can use Remo Repair AVI software to fix AVI cannot render file issue and convert it to playable mode.

Reasons for ‘cannot render file’ error on AVI:

  • When header file of AVI video gets corrupted due to the attack of viruses, the file becomes damaged and when you try to open it, ‘cannot render file’ message comes.
  • If you have used untrustworthy software for converting .avi file to some other format, then it makes the file corrupted and that may lead to error.
  • Playing an AVI file on a media player that doesn’t support .avi file format, may cause damage to the file and it displays error when you try to play it.
  • When you are compressing a large sized .avi video file and the process is interrupted due to some error, then issues arise making the file unplayable.
  • AVI file becomes broken due to any interruption occurred while downloading a file from internet. When you try to play such files, AVI cannot render file error message pop ups.
  • Incomplete copying of the .avi files from external devices like USB, hard disk, etc. makes the file corrupted, which causes error while opening.

How Remo Repair AVI software works?

Remo Repair AVI is the best software to fix AVI cannot render file error easily. It also repairs broken video files that is severely corrupt, damaged, and inaccessible AVI files on Windows without modifying the original file as it works in read only mode. Anyone can use the software easily as it comes with friendly user interface and completes the task in a few simple steps. The software provides the “Preview” of the fixed .avi files before restoration onto your computer. It is also available in trial version that helps you to evaluate its features and you can go for the original version if you are satisfied.

Other features,

  • The software can be used for repairing corrupted AVI, XVID and DIVX files that are residing in any location including external devices connected to the system like USB, hard disk, etc.
  • The fixed .avi files can be played on all versions of Windows Operating system such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc.
  • You can store repaired AVI files in any accessible location of the system.
  • The software separately mends audio and video of the .avi file and then adjoins them to make a playable format.
  • In addition to AVI, DIVX, and XVID video files, it also repairs corrupted MTS video files & AVCHD video files with utmost ease
  • 24-hour technical support is given for this product.


Procedure to fix cannot render file error on AVI:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Repair AVI application on your Windows PC and follow the simple instructions displayed on the screen. Select the corrupt AVI file which shows error while opening by using “Browse” option and click on “Repair” button to start the AVI video fixing process.

Fix AVI Cannot Render File - Main Window

Image 1: Main Window

Step 2: You can Monitor the repair process at the progress bar.

AVI Cannot Render File Repair - Repairing Progress

Image 2: Repairing Progress

Step 3: After completion of the process, the software displays the repaired video with file description and it also provides "Preview" option to view the fixed files before restoration. Finally, you can save the AVI file to any desired location.

Mend AVI File Shows Cannot Render File Error - Preview & Save Repaired File

Figure C: Preview & Save the Repaired File