How to play local .avi videos in Node.js?

I’m actively looking for advice on how to integrate video playback for a local.avi file within a Node.js environment as a developer. I’m keen to understand the exact steps needed to complete this project successfully.
I need knowledgeable guidance on the best way to incorporate video playback capabilities into my Node.js application, especially when working with locally stored.avi files. Any in-depth explanations suggested practices, or insightful information that could help me in this development effort to improve my Node.js project would be immensely appreciated.

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To play local .avi videos within a Node.js application, you can use the node-omxplayer package, which enables you to interact with the OMXPlayer application via Node.js.

Here are the steps to follow:

1. Install the required packages

Use the following command to install the node-omxplayer package using npm:

npm install node-omxplayer

2. Create Node.js script

Insert the following JavaScript code into a file called play-video.js

const omx = require('node-omxplayer');
const path = require('path');

// Define the path to your local .avi video file
const videoPath = path.resolve(__dirname, 'path/to/your/video.avi');

// Initialize an instance of OMXPlayer
const player = omx(videoPath);

// Manage playback events
player.on('close', () => {
  console.log('Video playback concluded.');

player.on('error', (err) => {
  console.error('Error:', err);

3. Execution

Navigate to the directory containing the play-video.js file using your terminal. Put the script into action with Node.js
node play-video.js

This is how you can play local .avi videos in Node.js.