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How to Convert AVI Videos to iPhone 5C/5S/5/4S/4 on Mac and Win

“I have some AVI-movies on my computer and I want to convert them, so I can watch them on my iPhone5. I have tried many tools but they don’t work. Do you guys have any good idea about what program should I use?”-From Yahoo Answer

AVI might be one of the most widely-used file formats for saving video files online and offline. So if you happen to have some AVI videos and want to play them on iPhone4, iPhone4S, iPhone5, iPhone5S, iPhone5C and other models of iPhone, you first need to convert AVI to iPhone compatible formats like MP4, MOV or M4V. This article introduces an easy-to-run solution to convert AVI to iPhone format for helping you to do the playback.

To convert AVI to iPhone, you need a professional AVI to iPhone converter. Here the Video Converter released by CloneDVD Studio is under strong recommendation, which is a movie encoder that is especially designed to help users to convert AVI to iPhone of all types, such as iPhone5, iPhone5S, iPhone5C, iPhone4, iPhone4S, iPhone5, iPhone3GS, iPhone3G, etc., What’s more, this program can also convert other popular video formats like MPEG, WMV, MOV, MPG, ASF, FLV, MKV, DVD, and etc., to your iPod, iPad, etc. if you are using Mac, the equivalent Video Converter for Mac is ready to serve you.

Download AVI to iPhone Converter:

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How to convert AVI Videos to iPhone Compatible Format on Win

The tutorial below will show you how to convert AVI video to iPhone compatible format in an easy and quick way with the screenshots of AVI to iPhone converter (Windows version).


Step 1. Add AVI Video Files to the Video Converter

Download, install and run the AVI to iPhone converter on your PC, then click “Add Files” button to import AVI files to the program. Another way to load files is to hit the “Download YouTube Video” button to directly download AVI files to the app from popular video-share websites like Yahoo and YouTube. You can preview the imported videos in the Preview Window.


Step 2. Select iPhone Preset as Output Format

To specify the output format, two ways are available: one is to choose iPhone supported MOV, M4V or MP4 as the output format; the other is to directly choose optimized format preset for iPhone from the Apple category of Device Format tab under the Output Format option. Meanwhile, you need to designate an output folder to save the converted files if you don’t prefer to the default one.

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Note: The program provides a bunch of video editing functions to help user make stylish iPhone movies. You can open the Video Editing Windows by clicking the Edit buttons on the right side of the video, which allows you to reset the Codec, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channel, as well as Video/Audio Bitrate, etc., clip video segments, and add subtitles, watermark and adjusting Brightness, Hue, Saturation as well as Contrast, etc.


Step 3. Start AVI to iPhone Conversion

When everything gets done, simply click the Start button on bottom of the main window to start converting AVI videos to iPhone, when the conversion is finished, sync them to your iPhone and now you can playback any AVI videos on iPhone without any hassles.


Tutorials and Guides Related to AVI Video Conversion

AVI to DVD – convert and burn AVI video files to DVD movies with high quality

AVI to iPhone – convert AVI video files to iPhone supported video formats like MP4

AVI to 3GP – convert AVI video files to 3GP without quality loss on Win/Mac

AVI to MOV – convert AVI videos to MOV format for playback on MOV players

AVI to MKV – convert AVI videos to MKV files without any quality loss

AVI to iPad – convert AVI video files to iPad supported video formats with ease


More Knowledge

AVI is the audio-video a container introduced by Microsoft. Motion JPEG is a type of AVI compression, used mostly by digital cameras. While most downloaded AVI, which is ubiquitous for standard definition video content on the Internet, are encoded with XviD/DivX codec and there’s no indication Apple is supporting such AVI. So you need to convert AVI to iPhone compatible formats like these:

iPhone compatible formats: MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 30 fps, 640 x 480 pixels, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .mov, .mp4 and .m4v formats; H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 fps, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .mov, mp4 and .m4v formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 30 fps, 1280 x 720 pixels, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.