How to convert MP4 to AVI on Mac OS X?

Why need to convert MP4 to AVI

MP4 is a patented collection of methods defining compression of audio and visual (AV) digital data. MP4 files can be audio-only, which is not uncommon, but we will talk about MP4 that contain both audio and video streams. MP4 is promoted largely by Apple, and all products from Apple (iPod, iPhone, iTunes etc.) set MP4 as the default format.

AVI, a standard audio / video file format under Windows, is another video format developed and promoted by Microsoft. Its popularity is so great that most people think AVI when a video file is mentioned. The format is also supported by hardware DVD players (those with DivX logo).

AVI format advantages:

AVI movies are played with common third party media playing programs such as Windows Media Player, RealPlayer and VLC Player. The choice of codecs means you can achieve a high rate compression. You can play the AVI videos in mainstream media players such as Windows Media Player. AVI format can be used as a starting point to create playable DVDs.

Since AVI format has so many advantages, in many cases, you need to convert MP4 to AVI, you can convert MP4 to AVI with Kigo Video Converter Pro for Mac.

Kigo Video Converter is a practical MP4 to AVI converter. It can help you convert MP4 files to AVI format by recording the MP4 files at fast speed. The whole process is easy and fast.


Guide to convert MP4 to AVI with Kigo Video Converter Pro on Mac OS X

Free download Kigo Video Converter, install and start it.


Import MP4 videos to convert.

Click "Add Video/DVD", from the pop-up window choose MP4 videos you want to convert, and then click "Open" button. Or just drag and drop the MP4 video files to the file list.

Add Videos to convert


Set output format

The output formats are classified according to different portable media players. It is convenient for you to choose a suitable AVI format for your portable media player.

Set output format


Set an output path

You can save the converted files anywhere you like, or just keep the software's default output directory. If you want to rename the output files, input the name in "Output Filename".

General settings


Start conversion.

After finish all the required settings, you can click "Convert Now!" button to start converting.

Then you can get your wanted AVI files.

The trial version of Kigo Video Converter Pro for Mac can only convert 1-minute of each file. If you are satisfied with the quality, the conversion speed and main functions, you can buy and register the program and unlock it with the provided data.


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