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Convert AVI to MP4 Mac

What is AVI?
Audio Video Interleave (also Audio Video Interleaved) is 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". AVI format is quite popular in Windows world and sometimes users need to convert avi to mp4 for Mac platforms.

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 format is only readable when it is encoded with Motion JPEG. In this case, you can convert AVI to MP4 on Mac for a change.

Why choose MP4 for AVI conversion on Mac OS

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 7/SE/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 free 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 platforms (macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite and eariler). Touch to convert AVI to MP4 on Mac or other video formats like FLV, WMV, MTS, M2TS, MOV, MPEG, MKV etc with No.1 fast speed and high video quality. The guide below will show how to convert AVI to MP4 on Mac with this AVI to MP4 converter Mac.

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How to Convert AVI to MP4 on Mac

How to convert AVI to MP4 on Mac

Step 1: Load AVI Files

After free downloading the AVI to MP4 converter on Mac (also for Windows version), launch it and click "Add File" button and locate the AVI files which you want to convert to MP4 format.

Step 2: Choose "to MP4" as the Output Format

Here we choose MP4 as output format from the format list. You can also change audio and video parameters as you wish. You can choose different formats for different files in this AVI to MP4 converter for Mac like converting AVI to 3GP, AVI to iTunes, AVI to iMovie and more directly.

Step 3: Select Output Folder

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.

Step 4: Start AVI to MP4 Conversion on Mac

After finish the above steps, click the "RUN" button to start to convert video to MP4 on Mac, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime. Note to check the box of hardware encoder to take use of the Intel's QSV hardware acceleration tech, with which the avi to MP4 H264 converting on Mac will be boosted to world's fastest. These four steps are also suitable to solve the problem of how to play AVI on iPad or play AVI on iPhone.

There are lots of other formats which can be converted by using AVI to MP4 converter for Mac. Specifically, besides avi to mp4 on mac, it owns powerful capabilities to convert MP4 to AVI, MKV to MP4, FLV to AVI, AVCHD to MP4, H265 to H264, AVI to DVD, etc. to Mac computer, iMovie, iTunes, iPhone 7/SE/6S/6S Plus/6/6+/5S/5C, iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 with Retina, iPad Air 2, iPod touch 5, Apple TV 4, PS4, Android HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Google new Nexus, etc. with 350+ preset profiles offered by the best video converter for Mac.

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