Repairing Broken AVI Index

Updated on August 15, 2020

Repair your broken or missing AVI index with the help of the most recommended tool that repairs corrupt or unplayable AVI videos files without any hassle. Download the software now try it for free..

About AVI Index:

The Audio Video Interleave is the popular video format that plays both audio and video files. This format is a standard video format developed for Windows systems.

This stores both Audio and video data as a single file using a variety of codec’s like DivX and XviD.

An Index in AVI file consists of protocols that are used to modulate the video playback along with the audio track.

Why is the AVI Index Broken?

AVI file index can get corrupted or broken due to many reasons such as repeatedly seeking AVI slider while playing an AVI video, media player malfunction, interruption during download or transferring, using unreliable tools to edit the video or some bad sectors on the hard drive where you have saved your AVI files.

Following are the indications of a corrupted AVI file:

Once the AVI index is corrupted, the files throw an exception and when you try opening the broken index or missing indexed AVI file, an error message pops up as shown below:

How to Fix Broken AVI Index?

All you can do to fix broken or corrupt AVI headers files is to make use of the other media player.

How to Repair a broken / missing AVI index using VLC media Player?

VLC is not just capable of playing media files but also repairs damaged video files regardless of its format. Follow the steps to fix broken AVI index error.

VLC uses the reference of the codec’s present in its library to fix the issues with most of the video formats. But the main drawback of the VLC player is, it works on the original file and this affects the integrity of the AVI file. If the file gets severely damaged or corrupted VLC wouldn’t be able to fix the issues. So if you are thinking the permanent solution to fix the error and make your video play, here is the solution:

SFWare repair AVI file tool is the must use software to fix any issues related to AVI files. Be it broken index, severe corruption or unplayable video files, the tool fixes in minutes or less. Read only mode of the software makes it unique from other players and keeps the original file unaltered.

3 simple Steps to Fix Broken AVI Index:

Download free Demo version of SFWare Repair AVI File. Launch the application.

Select the corrupt video file

repair broken AVI index

Quick scanning and repairing mechanism takes place

select corrupt file to fix broken AVi index

Click "Preview" option to view the repaired files. if you are satisfied with the results, save your repaired files on your computer.

preview the repaird broekn index AVI file