How to Play .AVI Video Files on PS3

Question: I’ve been trying to play .avi files on my ps3 but won’t recognize them when i plug in my external hdd.  How to solve this problem?

An easy way to enable you put and view AVI files on PS3:

The key to make it possible to transfer and play AVI files on PS3 is to convert the videos format to MP4 with H.264 codec by using a video converter. And here comes Any DVD Converter Pro. This Video Converter for PS3 is a powerful program that can easily convert all HD videos including AVI, MTS, MKV, AVI, MPG, VOB, 3GP, FLV, etc to PS3 supported format for playback with ease up to 1080p resolution. Continue reading