John C Lee

How to Convert AVI to MP4

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Summary of this article: Generally, AVI tends to be larger than most video formats while it is compatible with more players and devices. Then how to convert AVI to MP4, the smaller video file? Here just introduces you a good way for this conversion.

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Why you need to convert AVI to MP4?

1. Video format AVI

AVI, short for Audio Video Interleaved or Audio Video Interleave, is a multimedia container format that supports multiple streaming audio and video. It is originally developed by Microsoft in 1992 and has become one of the most popular video formats today.

2. Video format MP4

MP4 is the abbreviation of MPEG-4 Part 14. It can store subtitle, images and other data besides video and audio. Its official filename extension is .mp4 while .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r and .m4v are also filename extension for MP4.

3. Difference between AVI and MP4

The main difference between AVI and MP4 comes from the types of codecs used within the files. The codecs affects video quality and compression. Generally, AVI tends to be larger than most video formats while it is compatible with more players and devices.

Don’t worry when you need smaller video file to play on whatever supports MP4 video formats. Here we introduce you a way to convert AVI to MP4. You will only need to follow 4 steps to complete the conversion.

What you will need:

A computer with AmoyShare Total Media Solution (free trial or purchased version)

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How to convert AVI to MP4

1. Launch AmoyShare Total Media Solution and choose Video Converter;

Convert AVI to Mp4 – Step 1

2. Click “Add Video” button on the left top interface to load the video source which you want to convert; Then decide your output format, you can select whichever output video format responds to its device under “Device” tab.

Convert AVI to Mp4 – Step 2

3. If you want to know the format of your source video, just as below right click on the video, click Media Info icon, then you will see its detail video information.

Convert AVI to Mp4 – Step 3

4. Follow the steps until complete the AVI to MP4 conversion.

Convert AVI to Mp4 – Step 4

After all has done, click the big green Finish button. Now you can enjoy the video that had converted to your any portable device.


With Amoyshare Total Media Solution, you will never worry about how to make AVI video into MP4. More function is included in the software. Please learn more at AmoyShare Total Media Solution page.

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