How to Convert AVI to MOV on Mac OS X Lion
You might have many AVI files, either from digital camcorders, like
Cannon, shared from a friend who has a PC or downloaded from the
Internet, stored on your hard drive. And Apple has reported
that "Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames
per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format" is
playable on Mac and iOS devices. But if your AVI
files are happened to be other AVI files instead of those usable ones,
e.g. they are encoded with a codec that QuickTime can't recognize, like
in these cases, if you want to add these AVI videos to iTunes for organizing, edit AVI in iMovie
, or playback on your iPad, iPod or iPhone, etc., you need to convert AVI to MOV or other iOS and Mac OS compatible formats.
If you have QuickTime Pro installed, you can convert AVI to MOV
Mac directly. Just choose MOV as the output format by selecting "Save
as". If you don't have QuickTime Pro installed or QT pro can't convert
the AVI successfully, you can use this professional yet easy to use Video Converter for Mac
to do the AVI to MOV Mac converting task. This Mac app enables you to
convert any video or audio in all popular formats with ease.
Double click the .dmg image to install the AVI to MOV converter Mac and follow the step-by-step tutorial:
Load AVI videos to the Mac AVI to MOV Converter
To do so, you can directly drag & drop AVI
files to the AVI to MOV converter for Mac. Or you can head to the "File" menu, choose "Add Video Files" to locate the AVI
files into the software.
Batch conversion is available, so you are able to add more than one
file at one time. By the way, if you wanna combine several files into
one for better enjoyment, you can choose "Merge into One File" at the
bottom of the main interface.
Select "MOV" as the output format
Now you need to choose MOV format from the format drop-down list as the output format.
If you want to put the output MOV files on your iPad, iPhone, iPod,
Apple TV or other popular portable devices for playback, you can choose
the presets for iOS devices offered in the format drop-down list as the
output format. Because the app has optimized the video settings for the
output files, so the video could fit on your devices perfectly. What's
more, if you select any item from the Apple Devices as the output
format, the app could import the output video files directly to your
iTunes on Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included).
Note: The AVI to MOV converter Mac
additionally offers you some useful edit functions for making your
videos more enjoyable. You can split, crop, add cool effects to your
media files or capture your favorite scene of the video. To learn more
details, you can go to the User Guide of Video Converter for Mac.
Start to convert AVI to MOV Mac
Hit the "Convert" button and let this smart AVI to MOV Mac Video Converter
do the rest for you! This video converter was specifically designed for
Mac OS users. It performs greatly on iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook
Pro, MacBook Air either with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow
Leopard or Mac OS X Lion.
When the conversion is done, you can play the output MOV videos in
QuickTime, edit them in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or put them on your iPod,
new iPad 2 for playback whenever you like. It is cool, right? Have a
nice media experience then!