Easy Guide: Convert WMV to AVI with Two Approaches

convert wmv to avi

Sometimes, you may need to convert WMV to AVI for various reasons, like you want to play the WMV video on PSP, Xbox 360, and other AVI supported devices. Then you try to search for a solution on the Internet. However, there are many answers and converters shown. It is hard to pick up one of them and have a try. To help you solve the problem quickly, here we introduce two converters that we tested. Both of them work well. One is a desktop program. The other one is an online converter. Let's see how to use them.

Part 1. How to Convert WMV to AVI with Joyoshare Video Converter

The primal way is using Joyoshare Video Converter, which is good at converting WMV to AVI. It is a lossless video converter. With this high-performance program, you can convert video in any formats, such as MOV, MP4, MKV, M4V, DV, MPEG, WebM, 3GP, ASF, OGV, TS, etc. After the high-speed conversion, you can send the converted video to any compatible devices, like Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, LG TV, etc.

In addition to converting video files, it is also available to edit videos and rip DVDs. You can use the built-in video editor to edit the video. It supports to trim, crop, take snapshots, add watermarks, and adjust audios. If you need to convert DVD to digital video format, you can use this program to rip DVD with protections in 150+ formats. If you have a bulk of WMV files to convert, this software will be a good option since it can convert files in batch with 60X conversion speed.

Key Feature of Joyoshare Video Converter:

Convert WMV to MOV, AVI, and more formats losslessly

Can preview video and edit video

Output video with high speed and original quality

Support iPhone, iPad, Huawei, HTC, BlackBerry, and other devices

Step 1Run Joyoshare WMV to AVI Converter

First of all, run the program on your Mac or Windows computer. Then, add WMV files to Joyoshare Video Converter. You can drag the WMV from a folder or click "Add Files" to open the WMV files.
add wmv files to joyoshare video converter

Step 2Select AVI as output format

As you can see, WMV files are listed on the interface. Go to the lower left corner to find the "Format" button. Click on it. Then choose "High-Speed mode". You can convert WMV to AVI quickly and losslessly under this mode. Select AVI from the "General Video". There is another mode on the tab, "Encoding mode". This mode allows you to reset bit rate, frame rate, codec, and resolution.
choose avi as an output format

Note: If you are desirous to edit the video, selecting "Encoding mode" is a better choice. Then you can edit the WMV video by tapping the "Edit" button next to the file list. In the new tab, you can rotate video, adjust brightness, add frame, trim video, embed watermark, and so on.

Step 3Start converting WMV to AVI

Lightly click on the "Convert" button to begin the conversion of WMV to AVI. If you want to combine all the videos, you can tick "Merge all into one file" before converting process. Finally, you can preview, locate and delete the AVI videos on a new window by hitting on the "Converted" option.
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Part 2. How to Convert WMV to AVI Online

The second way to convert WMV files to AVI is using an online video converter. It is suited to you who only intend to convert a few WMV videos. Online UniConverter is a free converting program, which can be obtained on browsers. It is specialized in converting WMV to AVI. It allows you to convert two videos at a time but the size of the two files cannot exceed 100MB. Using this program, you need to have a good Internet condition, since the conversion speed depends on it.
online uniconverter

Step 1: Drag the file to the browser or hit the "+" icon to add WMV;

Step 2: Select the output format as AVI and press "Convert";

Step 3: Click "Download" to save the AVI file to your computer.

Part 3. What Is WMV/AVI

WMV (Windows Media Video), is a video format developed by Microsoft. It is one of the most common files used to store video in Windows. Thus, it is well compatible with any Windows computers. You can use Windows Media Player and VLC Media Player to play the video in WMV format. Audio Video Interleave (AVI), is a multimedia container that is also created by Microsoft. It can contain both audio and video data. It allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Besides, multiple streaming audio and video are supported by AVI files.
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Feb 3, 2020 8:10 PM

Posted by Aden Frey to Convert Video Formats

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