Convert AVI to MOV on Mac OS X Mountain Lion
We all deal with AVI videos on a regular basis, some camcorders produce .avi videos and some download online videos are in .avi format. However, if you get some AVI video and want to watch and edit them on your Mac running Mac OS X Mountain Lion. You may find that you can't enjoy them with QuickTime, even couldn't edit them with iMovie. Sometimes you can open the AVI files successfully but there is only sound with a black screen.
The reason is that most AVI videos have been compressed using CODECs that are unavailable for QuickTime in Mac OS X Mountain Lion, and many DivX-encoded files also carry the .avi extension. Which is a format not compatible with QuickTime. You'll need to convert the AVI to MOV or other iOS and Mac OS compatible formats. The easiest way to convert an AVI file to MOV format in Mac OS X Mountain Lion is by using iFunia Video Converter for Mac, here's a step by step guide of what you'll need to do:
Step 1. Download iFunia Video Converter for Mac Mountain Lion
First you'll need to get iFunia Video Converter for Mac; it is a powerful AVI to MOV Converter for Mac which lets you convert AVI to MOV on Mac quickly. You can also use it to convert MOV to AVI with ease. Besides MOV and AVI, this Mac Video Converter can convert between almost all popular video formats
* Download iFunia Video Converter for Mac and install it
Step 2. Drag AVI videos to Mac Mountain Lion Video Converter
You can directly drag & drop AVI files to the AVI to MOV converter for Mac Mountain Lion. Or you can click "Add Files" button 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 want to combine several files into one for better enjoyment, you can choose "Merge" at the top of the main interface.
Step 3. Select Common Video - MOV Video format.
Select MOV as output video format from the "Output Format" drop-down list, 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 Apple devices as the output format.
Tips: You could set resolution / video codecs, frame rate, bitrate according to your needs, but it's recommended to use default setting.
Step 4. Start to convert AVI to MOV on Mac Mountain Lion
When the settings are done, click the button to start conversion. And then the OS X Mountain Lion Video Converter will automatically start to convert AVI to MOV on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. Before the conversion, you can also edit videos by trimming, cropping, watermarking and adding special effects, etc. to enhance your videos with the built-in video editor. You can learn how to edit AVI videos on Mac.