Why convert AVI to MOV (QuickTime supported format)?
Maybe you have a ton of AVI files on your hard drive, either from a digicam, or downloaded from the internet. Maybe you want to edit AVI in iMovie, or play these files on your iPad, iPod or iPhone, etc.,. Apple, unfortunately only plays a couple types of seldom-used AVI file: "Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ULAW, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format". But if your AVI files are the much more common AVI file type, encoded with a codec that QuickTime can't recognize, like DivX, XviD, you'll need to convert AVI to MOV or other iOS and Mac OS compatible formats.
If you have QuickTime Pro installed, you can convert AVI to MOV directly. Just choose MOV as the output format by selecting "Save as". If you don't have QuickTime Pro installed or QT pro can't convert the AVI successfully, you can use this professional yet easy-to-use Video Converter for Mac to do the AVI to MOV Mac converting task. This Mac app enables you to convert any video or audio in all popular formats with ease.
Double click the .dmg image to install the converter Mac and follow the step-by-step tutorial. You can utilize this AVI converter on all major Mac OS X operating systems like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard.
Convert AVI videos to QuickTime MOV on Mac
Load AVI videos to this Mac AVI to MOV Converter
To do so, you can directly drag & drop AVI files to the Video Converter for Mac. Or you can head to the "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" 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 wanna combine several files into one for better enjoyment, you can enable "Merge" option at the bottom of the main interface.
Select "MOV" as the output format
Now you need to choose MOV format from the format tray and all your imported AVI files will be converted to MOV files.
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 iOS devices offered in the Device category of format tray. Because the app has optimized the video settings for the output files, so the video could fit on your devices perfectly. What's more, if you select any item from the Apple Devices as the output format, the app could import the output video files directly to your iTunes on Mac (Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion included).
Note: The Video converter Mac additionally offers you some useful edit functions for making your videos more enjoyable. You can split, crop, add cool effects to your media files or capture your favorite scene of the video. To learn more details, you can go to the User Guide of Video Converter for Mac.
Start to convert AVI to MOV Mac
Hit the "Convert" button and let this smart Mac Video Converter do the rest for you! This video converter was specifically designed for Mac OS users. It performs greatly on iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air either with Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X Lion or Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
When the conversion is done, you can play the output MOV videos in QuickTime, edit them in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, or put them on your iPod, new iPad 2 for playback whenever you like. It is cool, right? Have a nice media experience then!
QuickTime supported formats:
Video formats: QuickTime Movie (.mov), MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v), MPEG-2 (OS X Lion or later), MPEG-1, 3GPP, 3GPP2,AVI, AVCHD (OS X Mountain Lion only), DV etc
Video codecs: MPEG-2 (OS X Lion or later), MPEG-4 (Part 2), H.264, H.263, H.261 etc.
Audio formats: iTunes Audio (.m4a, .m4b, .m4p), MP3, Core Audio (.caf), AIFF, AU, SD2 , WAV, SND, AMR etc
Audio codecs: AAC (MPEG-4 Audio), HE-AAC, MP3, AMR Narrowband, Apple Lossless.
More media formats supported by QuickTime Player: Visit here