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Convert AVI to MP4, AVI2MP4, MP42AVI, AVI2MP4 Converter

Auvisoft Video Converter

Auvisoft Video Converter

Auvisoft Video Converter is an easy-to-use software to convert video files between many formats with ease.

It can convert video files between 3gp, asf, avi, flv, mp4, mpg, rm, rmvb or wmv etc.

It also convert video files to audio formats such as MP3, OGG, WAV or WMA....

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Video Formats Introduction

AVI Formats

(DivX, XviD, MS MPEG-4, Uncompressed, Cinepak and other)

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave. It is a special case of the RIFF (Resource Interchange File Format). AVI is defined by Microsoft. AVI is the most common format for audio/video data on the PC. AVI is an example of a de facto (by fact) standard.

AVI Files are a special case of RIFF files. RIFF is the Resource Interchange File Format. This is a general purpose format for exchanging multimedia data types that was defined by Microsoft and IBM during their long forgotten alliance.

MP4 Formats

(MPEG-1, MPEG-2 Video)

MPEG is both a file format and a codec for digital video. There are actually three forms of MPEG: MPEG video, for picture only; MPEG audio, which is discussed in the previous section; and MPEG systems, which includes both audio and video tracks.

MPEG files provide excellent picture quality but can be very slow to decompress. For this reason, many MPEG decoding systems are hardware-assisted, meaning that you need a board to play MPEG files reliably without dropping a lot of frames. Although software decoders definitely exist (and there are some very good ones out there), they tend to require a lot of processor power on your system and also usually support MPEG video only (they have no soundtrack).

A third drawback of MPEG video as a standard for the Web is that MPEG movies are very expensive to encode. You need a hardware encoder to do so, and the price ranges for encoders are in the thousands of dollars. As MPEG becomes more popular, those prices are likely to drop. But for now, unless you already have access to the encoding equipment or you're really serious about your digital video, a software-based format is probably the better way to go.


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