How to Convert AVI to MP4 on Mac/Windows OS (Lion and Windows 8 included)?
If you are a complete beginner with the formats, you would be disgusted to know that a system like Mac still comes no good at reading the AVI files. In fact, several other devices follow the same limitation. It is for this reason why people go all frenzy to require anything that would let them convert AVI to MP4. It is a fine trend, because the recent advancements in the MP4 format has earned more fans than AVI ever did. And it's compatible well with nearly all the devices and media players from Apple. The former is more versatile, and it would run much smoother on all devices. It is also seamless when it comes to the ultimate streaming standards.
To Convert AVI to MP4 for Mac OS, a good video converter for Mac is needed. Aiseesoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended for Mac users to transcode AVI video files to MOV format in Mac OS X with fast conversion speed and not quality loss. Just download the right video converter for Mac and follow the step-by-step guide to convert .AVI to .MP4 on Mac OS.
Note: if you are using a Windows OS and need to converting AVI to MP4, Please turn to Video Converter for Windows here.
Step 1. Add AVI videos to application
Load the avi videos need to convert by the "Add Video" button or drag the avi videos directly to application. You can load several videos at the same time.
Step 2. Select the output format .MP4
Choose the source file and click the "Profile" drop-down list. Then you can choose the MP4 format. You can set the Resolution, Frame Rate, Video bitrate and Aspect Ratio to custom the output video as you like.
Step 3. Edit the video effect (Optional)
Mac Video Converter supports bassic video editing functions for users to editing the video and make the output video more beautiful.
Step 4. Convert AVI to MP4 on Mac
After all these settings, : click the Convert button to start converting the added MP4 files to AVI and wait for the software to do the rest for you. The conversion time depends on your video size, computer performance, output settings, etc. Generally, it won't take too long and you can get the high quality mp4 video.
Video editing tips
1. Drag the start and end slide bar for catch any part of the video, or type in the start time point and end time point with the time box.
2. Drag the square slide bar to adjust the offset values for a precise cropping in the crop panel.
Here is the video guide: