Skip navigation

Quicktime not opening AVI files in Lion.

86645 Views 91 Replies Latest reply: Jan 3, 2013 1:45 PM by LegoYoda RSS
1 2 3 ... 7 Previous Next
DonAndino Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Jul 20, 2011 8:32 PM

I just installed OS X Lion but when I try to open any AVI video with Quicktime that reads "The Document <filename> could not be opened. A required codec is not available." I clicked the "Tell Me More" button and I redownloaded the DIVX codec but my files still don't open with quicktime. Is it possible that my codec is not compatible with Quicktime for Lion? But then again the Quicktime application is still the same, it hasn't been updated since Snow Leopard. Is anyone else encountering this?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7), 15" MacBook Pro, Intel Core i7
1 2 3 ... 7 Previous Next

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (4)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.