How to Convert MPG to AVI Format (or AVI to MPG)
You probably have some MPEG/MPG video files in your collection and want to import into Apple FCP to edit, or just want to play onto Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, etc., here we look at how to convert MPEG/MPG movie files to a more common file extension like AVI for individual using on Mac computer.
MPEG/MPG is a widely used media format for sharing and uploading online since MPEG/MPG formats contains high compressed movie content. Even though many of programs can read MPEG/MPG files, but certain applications many require conversion to the Audio Video Interleave (.AVI) format, which is compatible with a majority of online and device video players. Today we'll show you how to convert MPEG/MPG to AVI on Mac with Video Converter for Mac.
Video Converter for Mac is one simple program you that specializes in transforming MPEG/MPG to AVI files, and supports conversions between virtually all popular video formats and audio formats, including AVI to MPEG/MPG Mac conversion, if needed. It also comes in handy for video cropping, movie trimming, and video effect adjustment, etc. The program has Windows version available, if you are runing a PC, please try Video Converter for Windows.
This tutorial below is going to present you how to encode MPEG/MPG to AVI format in Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included). Some of you might have a lot of AVI files from downloaded videos, or DVD files and want to transfer AVI to MPEG/MPG file extension, do it likewise, please.
Step 1: Import MPEG/MPG video files into program
To add MPG video files to the queue, drag and drop files to this Mac MPG to AVI converter. Or click the "Add" button to locate the files into the board.
If you're not happy with the order of files, you can manually move the file to a proper place.
Step 2: Select AVI format as output file
Click "Profile" drop-down list near the 3D icon to enter "Format" Section, and then choose “AVI” as output formats.
There are also the ready presets for your output devices on the left side, Just tick the icon corresponding to your device and this MPG to AVI encoder will automatically update the output settings that is appropriate for your device.
Or you can tweak the output parameters like frame size, bit rate, frame rate, and sample rate by clicking "Add Profile". Generally, you shouldn't need to adjust the output settings.
Step 3: Start to convert MPEG/MPG to AVI video on Mac
After you have your video settings and destination configured, Click the "Start" button on the right bottom to start conversion process. You should now see a progress bar running as the conversion takes place.
Now on your long trip, you can kick back with your portable device and watch your favorite movies.
Tips: This MPEG/MPG to AVI video converter for Mac can also help you extract sound from MPEG/MPG and write .FLV into .AVI, DVD VOB to AVI, or change AVI from camcorder AVCHD file, MKV, 3GP, ASF, MOD etc. without losing quality.
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