Easily How to Convert MKV to AVI on Mac

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Posted: 22 November 2012 at 10:09pm | IP Logged

Why should you convert MKV to AVI ?

MKV, stands for Matroska Video, is a format that contains numbers audio, video and subtitles. It's considered as the best DVD video. And the MKV videos are always in high quality. Although MKV format have many advantages, it doesn't work well with most of the digital players like iPod, Sony Walkman and so on. If you are users of PSP and Xbox 360, my suggestion is convert MKV to AVI. As AVI is the most compatible format with PSP and Xbox 360.

How can you convert MKV to AVI on Mac?

For the reason of compatible or others, you need a powerful video tool. Now, with the help of Video Converter for Mac, you can convert video with high quality but fast speed. Not like other video converters, this professional app allows you to edit the source video for your personal needs. For example, you can trim clips from video, crop screen to suitable size, adjust video effect, and so on.

How to use this MKV to AVI Converter for Mac?

This is a tutorial for Mac users. You can go to the Video Converter guide if you want to convert on Windows. Only 4 steps are needed to accomplish the conversion.

Step1 Download and run the program

Free download and run the program, then double-click it and then you can copy the app to the apps folder or anywhere you want.

Step2 Import the MKV videos to prepare the MKV to AVI conversion.

Choose the File option on the Menu bar, and then select the Add Video Files under the list of Import to load the files you want to convert. Or you can just drag and drop the files to the converter. After loading files, you can freely preview them with the built-in player.

Step3 Choose AVI as the output format

Click the "output settings" and choose the AVI format under the name of "Common Video". If you are converting for your PSP or Xbox 360, you can find them under the name of "Game Console". The app will provide you the most compatible format with your devices. Even you can set the output video as HD AVI under name of "HD Video" if you need.

Step4 Trim the part you want (Optional)

Sometimes, you may need to trim clips from the source video. If not, just skip this step.

Click the Edit icon to active the editing function and follows the words as below:

First, make sure the scissor icon is on.

Then, input the correct start time and end time of the part you want to trim. Or you can drag the scrollbar to the position you want.

At last, click the Done button and get the clip.

Step5 Convert MKV to AVI on Mac

Click Start button and wait for several seconds, and then you can get the AVI files. Just send them to your portable devices.

Tips for better MKV to AVI conversion:

1    This is a version designed for Mac 10.5 or above (Lion included).

2    Capture a screenshot maybe a good choice while you previewing the video.

Try to convert MKV to AVI now or get more functions and features of the Video Converter for Mac:

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