How to Convert an MP4 to AVI With HandBrake
Being eager to convert MP4 to AVI video, many beginners or intermediate users choose free Handbrake as the first choice without hesitation. Handbrake is free open source software that can decrypt and convert a DVD into formats like AVI, MKV, MP4 and then can be consumed on your Mac, PC, iPod, PSP, Apple TV, Television, iPhone or mobile phone.
1. Open Handbrake.
2. Click on the "Source" button. This opens a new window on screen. Use this new window to specify which MP4 video file on your computer's hard drive you want to convert to the AVI file format.
3. Specify exactly where you'd like your new AVI file to be placed on your computer's hard drive using the "Destination" portion of the Handbrake program window.
4. Click the green "Start" button at the very top of the main Handbrake window. Handbrake will now convert your MP4 video file to the AVI file format. Your new AVI file will be created in the directory you specified in the "Destination" portion of the Handbrake window.
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Though HandBrake can now include subtitle tracks that can be turned on and off, instead of rendering them onto the video track permanently (which also reduces video compression), with the latest HandBrake 0.9.4 released, you still can not use it to encode DVD or Video on to Xbox and PS3. Moreover, you maybe also worry about This version of handbrake is 64 bit, VLC found but not 64 bit Error! as well as Handbrake iPad Preset Settings troubles. Sometimes you need to get a best Handbrake Alternative Software to convert and backup MP4 to AVI format.
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Related External Source
Matroska MKV: MKV Video Knowledge from MKV Official Site