“I’d like to transfer some of my AVI videos on my Mac to WMV format for play on my Zune or Xbox. Anyone knows a good way to convert my AVI files to WMV format on Mac OS X Lion 10.7?”
Well, in this article, I’ll show you how to convert AVI videos to WMV formats on Mac with Enolsoft Video Converter for Mac. In order to give more detailed information about AVI to WMV video conversion on Mac, here we first introduce some background conditions about AVI and WMV.
What is AVI?
Audio Video Interleave (also Audio Video Interleaved); known by its acronym AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows technology. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Like the DVD video format, AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video, although these features are seldom used.
What is WMV?
Windows Media Video (WMV) is a video compression format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. The original video format, supported by video for pocket PC, Microsoft Zune, Xbox etc., was originally designed for Internet streaming applications, as a competitor to RealVideo.
With Enolsoft Video Converter for Mac - a handy Mac AVI to WMV Converter – you can convert AVI videos to WMV formats with just a few clicks. You don’t need to know about video formats or settings – just run the program, import AVI videos, select a ready-made preset, and hit Start. Here are the easy steps.
Step 1. Download Enolsoft Video Converter and Add AVI Files
You can free download Enolsoft Video Converter for Mac by click here. When the installation is completed, run it. Click the “Add Files” button to load in AVI videos. You can also add AVI files by directly drag-n-drop them to Enolsoft Video Converter for Mac.
Step 2. Edit AVI Videos: Crop, Trim, Effect, Watermark and Deinterlacing
You are able to Edit videos with crop, trim, add watermark and special effect by click the “Edit” icon.
Step 3. Select WMV Output Format
Click the “Output Format” column to select WMV format from the “General Video” column. You can also customize the output WMV video and audio parameters like resolution, bitrate, channel, codec etc. But please notice that, larger bitrate, larger outputs file size, and vice versa.
Step 4. Start Converting AVI Videos to WMV Formats on Mac
Click the button “Start” to start converting AVI videos to AVI video formats on Mac. The free trial version of Enolsoft Video Converter for Mac has a time limitation for the conversion, if you need to convert the full AVI videos and get free value-added services and supports, you need to register for the full version.
Small Tips on Using Enolsoft Video Converter for Mac:
- Merge several AVI videos and output to one single file by click the “Merge” button.
- Take a snapshot of your favorite images from the AVI videos by click the camera-like icon.
- Select Audio Stream or Subtitles if your AVI video comes with multiple audio or subtitles.
- Specify the output path by click the “Destination” column.