What is AVI?
Audio Video Interleave (also Audio Video Interleaved), known by its acronym AVI, is basically a multimedia container format and was first released by Microsoft in November 1992. AVI files can contain both audio and video data within the space of a single file that can be a synchronized playback of both audio and video. This format was part of a larger package which was called "Video for Windows". As the name goes, AVI format is quite popular in Windows world.
Why convert AVI to MP4 on Mac?
As is mentioned above, AVI is generally supported by Windows. For Mac users wishing to play AVI files on Mac, Apple related media player, gadget, etc, things gonna be different. Despite AVI joins Apple's iPod, iPad, iPhone supported format list, this AVI file format is only readable when it is encoded with Motion JPEG. In this case, you can convert AVI to MP4 on Mac OS X for a change.
MP4 is a shortened term for MPEG-4 Part 14. MP4 works by compressing the files, making the overall size much smaller with extremely high quality, as crisp and clear as that of a DVD, thus making it even more widely used. People loved to backup their cherished videos as MP4 files. The MP4 container format is also used by iTunes, and compatible with iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 4 with Retina, iPod, iPhone 6S/6S Plus/6/6+/5S/5C, etc, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Play Station Potable (PSP).
If you have saved TV shows, movies in AVI format, or some AVI clips from your camcorders on your Mac computer, but want to play AVI files on Mac, enjoy AVI videos on iOS devices, edit AVI clips with your iMovie, etc, to convert AVI to MP4 on Mac is definitely a trustworthy process. Generally, your AVI to MP4 conversion on Mac computer can be done with the assistance of a Mac AVI to MP4 converter.
MacX Video Converter Pro is designed specifically for Mac users. Touch to convert AVI to MP4 on Mac or other video formats like FLV, WMV, MTS, M2TS, MOV, MPEG, MKV to MP4 with unique styles and high video quality. The guide below will demonstrate how to convert AVI to MP4 on Mac using this AVI to MP4 converter Mac.
After free downloading the AVI to MP4 converter freeware on Mac, launch it and click "Add File" button and locate the AVI files which you want to convert to MP4 format.
You can choose different formats for different files in this AVI to MP4 Converter. Here we choose MP4 as output format from the format list. You can also change audio and video parameters as you wish.
Specify output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Browse" button to select a folder where you want to place your converted MP4 files.
After finish the above steps, click the "RUN" button to start AVI to MP4 video conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.
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