Can't Import AVI File with PowerDirector- Fixed
Let's go to the point: while importing AVI to PowerDirector, you may receive an error message: "An error occurred while opening this media file in the media library. It may be because the file is broken, an unsupported format, protected video content, or for another reason." Actually, it's a common issue. In this article, we aim to solve the AVI file to PowerDirector importing and editing issues for you.
If you have an intact video file, why we can't work AVI video with PowerDirector, a big reason is the codec issue. Actually, AVI is a container format which can contain data encoded using various compression and encoding schemes. PowerDirector can support AVI format although, the ability to import the data that they contain is dependent on the codecs (specifically, decoders) installed. If you wanna edit different AVI files in Cyberlink PowerDirctor smoothly, we'd better convert AVI to a different format for PowerDirector like MPEG-2.
Here Brorsoft Video Converter comes out to help you achieve the goal. By running it, you can transcode AVI clips to PowerDirector compatible format easily without least quality loss. Besides transcoding AVI video to PowerDirector, the all-in-one and easy-to-use toolkit can convert all other popular 4K or HD video formats like MOV, MXF, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, MTS, VOB, XAVC S, etc. to PowerDirector, Adobe Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro natively supported video formats.
Download AVI to PowerDirector converter:
Guide: How to convert and import AVI files to PowerDirector
Step 1. After downloading, install and run this AVI Converter for PowerDirector, just import the .avi files to the software for converting.
Step 2. Click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > " MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as the output format. MPEG-4, WMV are also the proper choices.
Tip: Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.
Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from AVI to PowerDirector will begin immediately.
After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted AVI to PowerDirector 11/12/13/14/15 for further editing without any hassle.