How to Convert WMV to AVI and Vice Versa
This tutorial is relevant for the Windows version of Movavi Video Converter.
If you use Mac, please try our Mac OS video converter
AVI is one of the most popular video formats. Many PC users save their movies in this format, because most media players support it. So if you have some video files in the less-common WMV format, you’ll need a way to convert them to AVI. But what software is the best choice for this purpose?
The answer is simple – use Movavi Video Converter! This handy Windows software is not only a perfect solution for converting WMV videos to AVI, and from AVI to WMV, but also a powerful tool to convert all your multimedia between more than 180 formats and save videos and music for more than 200 mobile devices. Find out how to use Movavi Video Converter. From WMV to AVI in just a few minutes? It's easy!
Step 1: Install Movavi Video Converter
Download the video converter from the Movavi website and install it on your PC. This easy-to-use software for Windows can change your video formats from WMV to AVI really fast. You can also extract soundtracks and save them as MP3, resize and trim your video.
Step 2: Add a File You Want to Process
Launch the Converter and click the Add Video button in the upper left corner. Choose one or multiple WMV files to convert to AVI.
Step 3: Choose AVI Format and Settings
To set AVI as the output format, click the Convert to field to expand the list of presets. Go to Video and audio formats > AVI and select the AVI preset that best suits your needs, depending on the codec and resolution you prefer. You should keep in mind that the higher the resolution, the larger the file size will be. If you click the Settings button, you can also change advanced format settings like dimensions and audio quality, and even save your own custom preset for later use.
Step 4: Convert Your WMV File to AVI and Save It
Set the folder for the converted files in the Destination line and click Convert. The conversion process will usually take up to several minutes, depending on the number of files you're transferring and how big they are.
When the conversion is complete, your video will be saved in AVI format and the folder containing your new file will open automatically.
Now you know how to change WMV format files to AVI. Transfer your videos between formats easily with Movavi Video Converter!
See what else Movavi Video Converter can do for you:
- Convert between 180+ formats
- Save video for 200+ devices
- Extract audio from video
- Do basic editing tasks
- Share files online
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