MOV to AVI: How to Convert MOV to AVI in Mac/Windows

When do we need to convert MOV files to AVI?

First, if you are using Mac and need to sent several files which are in MOV format to your workmates, who are still use computers running Windows operating system, you need to change MOV files, because Windows computers cannot recognize MOV files. Second, if you've bought a new Android-based smartphone, BlackBerry or Nokia phone, these nice MOV files are not compatible with any of them. Watching MOV videos on them could be a problem. In cases like these, you need to convert MOV to AVI on Mac (El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion included) or in Windows, because AVI now is one of the most widely used video formats for Windows computers and phones.

Part 1. How to Convert MOV to AVI on Mac OS X 10.6 or Later

To convert MOV to AVI file on Mac, you need a professional video converting tool, like the iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac. The app introduced here is a user-friendly tool, which has won good fame from Mac users.

iMedia Converter Deluxe - Video Converter

Convert MOV to AVI on Mac with Zero Quality Loss.

  • Convert MOV videos to AVI with three simple steps.
  • Edit your MOV videos before converting to AVI files. You can trim, crop or add effects to your video at will.
  • Download online videos YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo, and more websites.
  • Burn MOV or AVI videos to DVD.
  • Perfectly compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard.
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Step-by-step Guide to Convert MOV to AVI on Mac (Including El Capitan)

Step 1. Load MOV videos to the MOV to AVI converter Mac

Navigate to the "File" menu and select the "Load Media Files" option, and then a pop-up window will appear for you to choose MOV videos. You can directly choose the files you want and import them to the application.

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Step 2. Select "AVI" as the output format

At the bottom format tray, you can click on the "Video" tab and select AVI as output format. This smart application allows you to merge several videos into a single one. You can add multiple MOV videos to the program and click the "Merge" button to combine the videos.

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Step 3. Start MOV to AVI Mac conversion

Click the big "Convert" button to start the conversion. This program is specifically designed for Mac OS operating system, including Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.6, MacBook, Mac Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, etc. When the conversion is done, you can share the output AVI videos with your friends who have PCs.

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Video Tutorial on How to Convert MOV to AVI on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Part 2. How to Convert QuickTime MOV to AVI on Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

To convert MOV to AVI in Windows PC is as easy as conversion on Mac. Click Download button for Windows version to download the program on your Windows PC. After that, you will get instructions to install iSkysoft MOV to AVI Video Converter for Windows. Take three steps to convert MOV to AVI on your Windows PC:

Easy Steps to Convert MOV to AVI on Windows Computer

Step 1. Load MOV Files to Windows Converter Ultimate

Launch Windows Video converter Ultimate first. Open local folder where you have saved MOV files. Drag and drop the MOV files you want to convert to the program. The files will start loading automatically.

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Step 2. Set AVI as Output Format

After loading the files, go to "Output Format" to select "AVI" format as output format. Click "Setting" button to define the bit rate or resolution for the AVI format if needed.

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Step 3. Start Converting MOV to AVI

After confirming the setting, click "Convert" button to start converting MOV to AVI. This Windows converter supports converting more than one file at a time. After adding all files to the program, click "Convert" and wait some time for the output files.

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Optional: Online MOV to AVI Converter

You can also try online video converter to convert your MOV videos to AVI, if you don't want to install a computer program. Try it below:

Note: Because the online tool doesn't support "https", so if the content below was blank, please manually click the "Shield" icon on the right of your browser address bar to load the script. This action is secure without any harm to your data or computer.

iSkysoft Editor
Aug 25,2016 14:38 pm / Posted by to Convert MOV
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