How to Convert MKV files to AVI format

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How to Convert MKV files to AVI format

Post by brucechow007 on July 6th 2010, 7:16 am

How to Convert MKV files to AVI format
Many people who download a file with the extension MKV will often try to play it back with video player software they have installed on their systems. Most of time this doesn’t work. And if then want to convert these mkv files into avi files, how to do that?
For this situation, I think you should make sure three things.

Question 1: What is MKV?
The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. Matroska is similar in concept to other containers like AVI, MP4 or ASF, but is entirely open in specification, with implementations consisting mostly of open source software. Matroska file types are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MKA for audio-only files and .MKS for subtitles only.

Question 2: What is AVI?
Audio Video Interleave, known by its acronym AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows technology. AVI files can contain both audio and video data in a file container that allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. Like the DVD video format, AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video, although these features are seldom used.

Question 3: How to convert mkv to avi easily?
An MKV file is a Matroska file. Matroska is an open source container format. It is an alternative to the popular AVI and MP4 formats and it also surpasses them in many areas.

This article exists to help you how to convert mkv to avi perfectly with best MKV to AVI Converter

Preparation: Free download and install MKV to AVI Converter , just double click to launch it.

Step 1: Load video files you want to convert into this video converter program
You can add your mkv files from “File>Add File” or just click “Add File” button to import mkv videos.

Step 2: Select the video or audio output format you want to.
At the same time, you can set the output parameters of the conversion by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface to open the setting panel.
For example, you can select the Size from the drop-down list, like “240*160, 320*240, 480*272, 480*320, 640*480”, etc.

Step 3: Click the “Browse” button to specify a location to save the converted video or audio, like AVI. If you want to open the output folder, just click the “Open Folder” button.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” button to start conversion from MKV to AVI.

Once the video conversion is done, you can get the converted files from the destination and then you can put them on your iPad, iPod, iPhone 4, PSP, PS3, Zune, Xbox, Archos or other media players for playing.

PS: This MKV to AVI Video Converter has some other special offers. For example, click the button “Merge”, you can combine several video files into a big one; click the “Rename” button; you can change the name for your output video files. Click the “Edit” button to edit the videos for better enjoyment, such as “Effect, Crop, Trim, and Watermark”. Also you can get your favorite pictures from the video just click “Snapshot” button.
Hopefully this article can be of help for you.

The same function software:
Total Video Converter
AVI Video Converter
MKV Video Converter

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