How to Convert MOV to AVI on Macintosh

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How to Convert MOV to AVI on Macintosh

"My new still digital camera records movies in 'mov' format. I would like to convert them to 'avi' format in order to edit them on Mac. I know that there are a number of converters available, but can anyone recommend the "best"?"

.MOV is common multimedia format often used for saving movies and other video files; which is produced by Apple Company, and is available for both Mac and Windows system.


.AVI is commonly used video format, for most of players in the multimedia market, AVi can be recognized. Therefore, it is likely you could open an .AVI file whenever you want. As container format, AVI file contains audio and video date that is encoded using an audio or video codec. There is common problem says "My player can't recognize my AVI video", that is because the media stored in an AVI file may be encoding using one of several different media codecs, it is possible your player can not support the codecs used by the AVI file.

As the problem described at the very beginning, when you would like to convert MOV to AVI format, so that can be edited on Mac, you should use a great MOV Converter to do this job.

Tutorial to Convert MOV to AVI

Tools Required

-  QuickTime MOV files

-  MOV to AVI Converter

-  Mac Computer, such as iMac, Macbook etc.


Download MOV to MP4 Converter (Mac version) and launch it;

-  Click-one.  Import MOV video;

-  Click-two.  Choose "Customized AVI Movie(.avi)" as output format;

-  Click-three.  Click "Convert" button to convert MOV file.

Convert MOV to AVI on Mac


MOV to AVI Video Converter is all-in-one software to convert mov to avi. This versatile tool also can help user remove DRM protections from iTunes M4V movies in legal area. In addition, extracting audio like MP3, AAC from QuickTime MOV video file is also its another excellent feature. This excellent application allows you to keep the quality of converted video files as same as the original one, just choose "Common used video format" as your output format setting. And also, M4V Converter Plus can help you realized batch converting MOV video files one time. This MOV to AVI Converter interface is simple and user-friendly, just drag-and-drop the mov file into main window, then clicking on the "Converter" button, you will get the AVI video file after server seconds.


Note and Tips:

When converting MOV to AVI, you could also sync .avi video files to any other portable media players, like SanDisk Sansa, Creative Zen series, Xbox, iRiver series. When questioning "I can't transfer my purchased movies from iTunes Store to Non-Apple players?" As Apple DRM Copyright protection doesn't allow you to transfer this kind of DRM videos to any other Non-Apple media players for protecting their copyrights, so if you would like to fix this problem, you probably refer to my article of "How to convert iTunes M4V to AVI on Mac OS" to get more information.

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