Easily Fix when Windows Movie Maker is Not Importing AVI

Trouble importing and editing AVI files in Windows Movie Maker? Fortunately, there is an easy solution to fix the problem. Click Download Now button and find it out here for free of cost!


Why Windows Movie Maker Won't import AVI?

There are numerous reasons why your Windows Movie Maker application won’t import AVI video file. Improper installation of Windows Movie Maker is one of the common reason for the “Windows Movie Maker:Cannot import .avi video file” error. Malfunctioning of WMM program such as not recognizing installed codecs on computer will not import AVI. Here are some of the causes that brings trouble to your Windows Movie Maker:

  • If the version of the WMM application you are using is outdated, one might receive such error due to incompatibility
  • Missing of suitable codecs on Windows hard drive
  • Corruption in AVI video file

How to fix Windows Movie Maker won’t import AVI?

Once you have experienced the AVI not importing problem in WMM running Windows 10/8/7 OS, the first thing to do is seek right solutions. Here are some easy ways to get rid of Windows Movie Maker: Cannot import .avi video file error:

1. Re-install the WMM program and make sure you follow the correct procedure to avoid the problem from appearing again

2. Download and install right codecs to open AVI file in WMM

3. For incompatible, the solution is converting the AVI file to a format that is compatible

If you do these, you will be able to import and open AVI videos without any trouble. But, even after that, if the WMM is not importing AVI file, it is advised to use professional AVI file repair software from Remo to fix video not playing in Windows Movie Maker.


Learn how to resolve Windows Movie Maker is not importing AVI file with Remo Repair AVI tool

Download the free trial version of Remo Repair AVI and resolve all such WMM issues in just few clicks. The easy to use interface of the tool assist even novice user to fix videos that won’t play in Windows Movie Maker at an ease.

Step 1: Launch Remo Repair AVI and select AVI file that is not imported by WMM by using “Browse’ option, then click on “Repair” button

Browse AVI file that do not import by WMM and click Repair

Step 2: The software starts repairing the selected AVI video file which you can monitor by looking at the progress bar

View status of repairing process

Step 3: Once AVI file repair process is completed, click “Preview” option to view repaired file description and to save fixed video file click on “Save” icon

Preview & Save repaired AVI video file


Remo Repair AVI utility is also helpful…

  • In repairing AVI videos recorded on digital gadgets or produced using popular video makes like HyperCam, CamStudio, and more
  • To repair damaged or broken AVI files that refuses to play on several media players
  • Perform AVI file repair even after you get CRC error, index error, cannot read AVI file error and audio video sync issues
  • To fix AVI, DIVX and XVID files that are corrupted while changing file extensions repeatedly or due to unsupported media player

Useful information to reduce Windows Movie Maker errors

  • Always make use of “Exit” option while terminating WMM program
  • Do not keep WMM open at the time of turning off your computer