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Convert AVI to MP4

AVI, short for Audio Video Interleaved, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992. Many avi video owners might want to upload the avi to the web to share with their friend. With codecs of DivX and Xvid, the picture quality of AVI may be even better than DVD videos. However the huge file size is really a challenge when publishing avi videos to internet and websites. We will introduce a solution in this article, showing you how to convert AVI to MP4 format which is a compact and low weight video format.

Before we start the AVI to MP4 conversion, let’s take a look at the MP4 video, as many of us may not be quite familiar with it.

MP4, is short for Moving Picture Expert Group-4, it is a video format commonly found on many portable media devices because of its high compression and high quality output. More than 98% media players are said to support this format.

Ready to convert AVI to MP4 now? Let’s follow bellow AVI to MP4 converting steps. It would be easy and fun, takes just a few clicks but comes out with great web video. Furthermore, MP4 is supported by new HTML5 browsers. So for webmasters and bloggers, converting AVI to HTML5 video format is quite necessary as well.

How to Convert AVI to MP4?

1. Install and run AVI to MP4 converter

HTML5 Video Player is the only AVI to MP4 conversion tool you will need to use in this converting task. No other special software or installation requires.

You can Download AVI to MP4 converter – HTML5 Video Player here.

2. Load AVI files to AVI to MP4 converter

Launch this HTML5 video converter. Click ‘Edit’ >> ‘Add videos’ and import the AVI videos you want to convert to MP4 or directly drag & drop them into the program. Batch conversion is supported. You can add more files at one time.
Add AVI to video converter - AVI to MP4 converting Guide

3.Customize AVI files and choose player theme for MP4 video

Go to the ‘Theme’ tab to choose a theme for your MP4 video player first, go to pick up the player skin and size, then continue to set output size for MP4 video. See screenshot of this AVI to MP4 converter as bellow:

Convert AVI to MP4 - AVI to MP4 converter theme preview

Note: Do I need to select MP4 as output video format? No! This video converting software is specially designed for HTML5 video encoding. After the conversion, your AVI videos will be converted into three different copies in webm, ogv and MP4 formats separately. Why is that? You can refer to this online tutorial:How to Maximize HMTL5 video Compatibility?

4. Converting AVI to MP4

This is the last steps to finish the AVI to MP4 conversion. Before you hit the ‘Publish’ tab to finalize the AVI to MP4 converting, you can click the ‘Preview’ button to preview your AVI in MP4 format. Please note the preview function will only convert a very small part of your source AVI into MP4 format. It is because we realized that many users might need to change the video settings many times before they find the satisfied videos and settings. So once you are satisfied with the previewed video, go to click ‘Publish’ button to convert AVI to MP4.

5. Publish converted AVI (Now MP4) videos to the web (optional!)

You have just converted the AVI to MP4 format. If you like to embed the generated video into your websites or blogs, you can refer to this online help guide.

How to Embed HTML5 Video into Web Pages?

Now you know how to convert AVI to MP4 and put it on websites!

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