Flip Video-AVI files HELP

We bought our daughter a Flip Video camera for Christmas. I was able to download the videos but now they play with sound and a white screen instead of video. The files are AVI. Someone please help me figure out what the heck to do!

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In a nushell: According to the directions you install the codec contained on the Flip onto your Mac. Then grab the videos from the DCIM folder and save them to your Mac. You should be able to watch them.

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