How to Convert AVI to MOV
Edited by Pat Bitton
October 23, 2019
Your iPhone or iPad won’t play AVI files. This is an all-too-common situation, as iOS-based devices don’t natively support this format. The best way to get around this is to change AVI to MOV, a format developed by Apple as part of their QuickTime framework.
The first part of this article will guide you through the process of AVI-to-MOV conversion. If you want to know more about the differences between AVI and MOV formats, take a look at the comparison section.
How to Use Movavi Video Converter
All you need to transfer AVI to MOV is good conversion software like Movavi Video Converter – a simple yet powerful app that supports over 180 different formats and includes presets for almost every device you can think of.
Download our AVI-to-MOV converter for Windows PC or Mac and start converting AVI files into MOV easily and quickly by following the instructions below.
Install the Movavi Software
Open the downloaded file and follow the instructions to complete the installation.
Add Videos to the Program
Launch the converter. Go to Add Media > Add Video in the top left-hand corner of the program interface and find the AVI files you want to add.
Choose the MOV Preset
Click the Video tab, find the MOV preset group, and choose the appropriate preset for your device.
Convert AVI to MOV
Change the destination folder if necessary by clicking the Folder icon. When you’re ready, just hit Convert.
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AVI vs. MOV Comparison
AVI and MOV formats are pretty similar: both are media containers that were developed with a certain OS in mind. The main difference between them is the file size: AVI files are bigger than MOV files of the same quality. For a more detailed AVI vs. MOV comparison, take a look at the table below.
|File extension||.avi||.mov .qt|
|Subtitles||Supported via third-party modifications||Supported natively|
|File size and quality||Larger size and lower quality||Smaller size and better quality|
|Supported devices||Almost any computer or multimedia device||Native support on Apple devices and computers. Supported by Windows and Android via third-party software|