How to Repair AVI Video with No Audio?

Have you ever faced problems while dealing with AVI files? Do AVI files which you are using not playing sound? No worries! Here is the solution

There can be situations when the AVI files do not play sound. This could be because of a codec issue or the video file might be damaged. A codec is a program that is required for encoding and decoding video files. The codec is responsible for playing videos without any interruption. Luckily, there are a few work arounds to repair AVI video with no audio. Stick till the end of the article to know how to fix AVI video with no sound.

Repair AVI file with no sound using VLC media player.

If audio and video Codecs of AVI file are damaged or not synchronized properly, then the file plays only video but no audio. So, to fix no sound problem in AVI videos.

  • Launch VLC Player and select Tool from menu
  • Then choose Preferences or use Ctrl + P keys
  • You will see simple preferences window
  • Click on Input/ Codecs option located on top of screen
  • Under damaged or incomplete AVI File, opt Fix When Necessary
  • Hit the Save button
  • Now in VLC, open AVI file that is not playing sound

After following the steps mentioned above, VLC media player will automatically fix the AVI file and the video works fine.

Update the Media player.

At times you might find AVI file without sound if the media player does not have the required codec to play the file. Therefore, by updating the media player with the latest codec will help you play AVI files with sound.

In case you are not able to fix AVI no sound issue after trying the above-mentioned steps, chances are that the AVI file might be corrupted. However, you can fix the corrupted AVI file. In order to do so, you will have to be making use of a trusted AVI repair tool.

Which is the best software to repair AVI with no sound?

Hi5 AVI File Repair software is a highly credible tool for fixing AVI files not playing sound. This tool has designed and developed with an efficient algorithm, which will easily repair AVI files with no sound including the video tracks. By utilizing the software, you can also fix AVI file with other issues such as header corruption, audio-video sync issue or broken video.
This software is available on both Windows and Mac operating systems. It supports repairing corrupted or broken AVI files that are recovered from damaged storage drives such as hard drives, memory cards, pen drives etc.

How to Fix AVI Files with No Sound?

First, download and install Hi5 Software AVI File Repair and run it.

Step 1: Browse AVI file which is not playing sound and hit Repair button.

Step 2: After fixing, the tool allows you to Preview the video.

Step 3: Save the repaired AVI video to a safe location.

Beneficial Features of Hi5 AVI File Repair Software:

  • Easy to use interface and self-driven steps
  • Completely virus-free software
  • Preview of repaired AVI file is facilitated before saving it to the storage device
  • Potent in fixing AVI file errors and supports fixation of XVID and DIVX video files also
  • Even compatible with Mac and supports all versions including latest macOS Sierra


The work arounds mentioned in the article will help you play AVI videos with no sound. However, to avoid such incidents in the future, update the media player on a timely basis. This will ensure that the media player is equipped with the latest codec, helping you play AVI videos flawlessly. In case the AVI file is corrupted AVI, try the Hi5 AVI file Repair tool to Fix AVI files with no sound.

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