For many years, Panasonic has been doing a great job in the TV set industry and gained a lot of loyal users across the world. Panasonic TV models have solid quality and can provide great TV streaming and digital video playback performances. However, it’s also widely reported that some Panasonic TV models have problem when playing AVI video files, which make many Panasonic users wonder whether the TV set support the AVI video format or not. In order to help you solve the AVI playback issue on your Panasonic TV, today we will talk about how to play AVI files on Panasonic TV successfully.
Part 1: Can Panasonic TV Support AVI
When encounter the AVI video playback problem on Panasonic TV, most people would come up with the question of whether Panasonic TV supports AVI video format. So before we start talking about how to play AVI on Panasonic TV, we should figure out whether Panasonic TVs support the AVI format first. Like most of other brands, Different Panasonic TV modules have different supported video formats. To know whether your specific module support the AVI format, you should check out the format list on the manual, or go to the official website of Panasonic, find your TV module and check out the detailed information. That being said, most of Panasonic TV sets do support video like AVI, MP4, MKV and such, unless the user manual says otherwise. So technically, most Panasonic TV models do support the AVI video playback on the device.
Part 2: Why Can’t Panasonic TV Play AVI Movie
Since the AVI video format is widely supported by the Panasonic TV models, then why do AVI videos still have a problem when being played on a Panasonic TV set? Well, there are a lot of possible reasons for a digital video fails to play on your Panasonic TV. You should check each of the possibilities and determine which one is the actual cause for your specific issue. In the following, we have listed some of the most common causes for a video is not able to open on your TV. You can go through the list and see if one of the reasons is the cause for your case.
Possible Reason 1: Unsupported format. Although most of Panasonic TV models support AVI video playback, some old models may not provide such a function. You should look up your user’s manual and make sure what digital video formats are supported by your TV. If AVI video format is not supported by your TV, then you need to convert the video format with a video converter application. Detailed steps will be shown later in this article.
Possible Reason 2: The AVI files have been damaged. Another main reason should lie in that the AVI files have been corrupted or damaged while transferring from one device to another. Or, the AVI files have been invaded by some virus over the Internet and some audio or video information have been lost. In this case, you have no choice but to re-download or re-transfer the file and try again.
Possible Reason 3: Player app needed. Some smart TV needs media player application installed on the TV set in order to play certain types of files. Make sure you install a media player app on your TV and then try again.
Part 3: Convert AVI to Panasonic TV AVCHD
As long as your media file is not damaged, most of the times, the AVI compatible problem on Panasonic TV can be solved by converting the AVI video to Panasonic TV AVCHD. But what is AVCHD anyway? AVCHD, short for Audio and Video Compression for High Definition, is a video format that is designed for camcorder use. It uses a disc structure designed for Blu-ray Disc standard compatibility, and benefits from native support among most Blu-ray players on the market, including most of the Panasonic TV sets. By converting the AVI video, Panasonic should be able to recognize the video file and play it easily.
However, in order to do the converting task successfully, you also need a good video converting application like Leawo Video Converter. Leawo Video Converter has a great reputation in the video converter industry. It earned its word of mouth by not only providing powerful video processing functions, but also having various brilliant software designs. Leawo Video Converter has the most advanced video processing technology, making the software capable of converting almost all of the video and audio formats you could possibly need. Moreover, for all of the supported formats, Leawo Video Converter can have a 6 times higher converting speed and have the best quality and the richest details retained in the converting process. What’s more, the built-in video editor module makes it possible for you to not only convert your video’s format, but also customize its performance in multiple aspects. In general, Leawo Video Converter makes the video converting tasks more personalized and enjoyable than ever and gives you the best output video quality for the Panasonic TV. The following is a brief guide showing you how to convert an AVI video in Leawo Video Converter.
Step 1: Add AVI files
Download and launch Leawo Video Converter. In the homepage, click “Video Converter” to enter the video converter function module. There are two ways for you to import your AVI file into the program. One is to click the “Add Video” button and then browse and locate your video file, the other is to drag and drop the file directly into the center of the program interface. You can click the “merge” button to merge multiple videos into one if you have more than one of them imported.
Step 2: Edit the video (optional)
To edit the video, click the edit icon at the right of your imported video and enter the video editor panel. There you will see all the available editing options listed at the left bar, and detailed parameters and a preview window on the right. Usually, you can do trimming, dropping, adjusting video parameters, adding watermark, converting 2D to 3D and removing noise to your video. When you are done editing, click the “OK” button to confirm.
Step 3: Set output format
The “MP4 Video” next to the green “Convert” button represents the default output format in Leawo Video Converter. To change the output format from “MP4 Video” to whatever format you want, simply click on the “MP4 Video”, and then click on the “Change” to go to the format selection window, where you can select the output format for your conversion task.
Step 4: Start converting
Finally, click the big green “Convert” button. On the popup sidebar, set output directory in the “Save to” box. Then click the “Convert” icon below to start the conversion.
Part 4: Burn AVI to Blu-ray to Play on Panasonic TV
Another way to play your AVI video easily on Panasonic TV is by burning the AVI video file to a Blu-ray disc. Comparing to the converting solution, this approach is more promising because it has a better reliability with the physical disc. The burning application recommended is Leawo Blu-ray Creator. Leawo Blu-ray Creator is a professional Blu-ray burning application. With this application, you can burn almost all kinds of digital video to a blank Blu-ray disc with the original quality preserved. What’s more, Leawo Blu-ray Creator also provides the Blu-ray menu creation function, giving you more freedom to customize your self-made Blu-ray disc. Despite powerful functions that Leawo Blu-ray Creator has, the application is actually very easy to use. The following is a simple guide for your reference.
1: Add AVI files
Insert a blank Blu-ray disc into your Blu-ray drive, then download and launch Leawo Blu-ray Creator. Click “Add Video” at the left corner of the top bar to load a video file or video folder to the program or directly drag the video and drop.
Step 2: Video settings
After adding the video, you can Choose disc type and aspect ratio using the dropdown buttons at the bottom. You can choose the subtitles and sound tracks you like on the file. The green bar at the bottom shows you how much space remain unused in your disc.
Step 3: Customize menu (Optional)
If you want to make a customized menu for your Blu-ray disc, you can unfold the menu pane on the right by clicking the tiny green arrow button. You can choose a template from hundreds of great samples, and then click the download button on the thumbnail to download the template or click the eye button to preview and edit it.
Step 4: Start burning
Click the green “Burn” to pop up a sidebar for burning settings which includes setting “Burn to”, “Disc Label” and “Save to” options. To start the burning, click the “Burn” icon at the bottom.
Part 5: Conclusion
As one of the leading TV manufacturers, Panasonic has a huge user base all across the world, and a lot of people are suffering the AVI playback issues with their Panasonic TVs. When you encounter an AVI playback issue, you should firstly identify the cause of the issue. Is it the file damage, or is it the media format compatibility? If the problem lies in the compatibility, then you can either convert your AVI video to another compatible format with Leawo Video Converter or use Leawo Blu-ray Creator to burn your AVI video to a Blu-ray disc for a more reliable result. Either way, your AVI playback problem should be perfectly solved.