How to convert AVI video to MP4 without any programs? - Quick and easy

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How to convert AVI video to MP4 without any programs? - Quick and easy

In the multimedia world, there are a large number of formats for viewing videos. If these files are incompatible with the player, conflicts occur as the extension of the file we want to access is not recognized. For this reason we recommend the process of converting the format of a video file.

Next, you will learn about two of the most common formats for identifying multimedia files and two very useful procedures for converting these formats without using any application.

What is the .AVI format?

The .AVI format (Audio Video Interlave Queue) is one of the many types of video formats that exist, it represents a file extension that contains mixed audio and video. This format allows multimedia content to remain compressed along with the encoded audio data.

Features of the AVI video format

The video.AVI format was published by Microsoft in 1992. This is a standard format in which the Windows operating system identifies movies and works with a compression method that combines audio and video from one file.

The files in . Avi they take up a lot of memory space. However, these can maintain good video and audio quality and can be used on various platforms.

In fact, one of the main problems of the AVI format is that it usually takes up more than the rest, but you can always convert MKV to AVI and vice versa without losing quality, a recommended option, understanding that MKV is more modern and functional.

What is the .MP4 format?

The .MP4 format also called MPEG-4 by Moving Picture Experts Group is an extension for storing video, audio and subtitle files. This format allows for the transfer of files over the Internet and is very useful on various platforms such as Windows and Mac OS.

Features of the MP4 video format

The MP4 video format was created in 2004 and is based on AAC encoding, for audio (part of the different existing audio formats). MP4 acts as a container for storing audio and video data and for compressing audiovisual tracks.

Convert AVI video to MP4 over the Internet without any programs

The best way to convert files without programs is through the Internet. You can access certain web pages like Convertio, Any Conv or convert-video-online which will allow you to convert any AVI video to MP4 online quickly and easily.

To take advantage of one of these websites you can upload the video file, press the button "Converted" and wait for the conversion process to complete. Once the conversion is complete, you can download the MP4 file.

What to keep in mind before converting

If you own the work operating Windows 10, pay attention to how to convert any AVI file to MP4 without any program quickly and easily.

First of all, the extension of the AVI video file you want to convert to MP4 format must be visible. To achieve this, go to the Control Panel by right-clicking the start button. Once there, search "File Explorer Options" and choose the "View" tab.

Displays the file extension and plays the content

In the "View" tab you will find the "Advanced settings". In this section you will find a list of alternatives, so you need to locate and uncheck the option "Hide file extensions for known file types".

On the other hand, for playing content, you can use any capable player, but we recommend that you download the latest version of VLC, a free and fully functional program for this and many types of files.

Make a copy of the AVI video

So, let's look for the AVI video files that we want to convert to MP4, we create a copy and let's make right click on the copy to select the "rename" option. At this point you can change the file extension to.mp4.

The operating system will show you a message to confirm the file extension change. Push the button "Yup" and the copy of the video will have the extension .MP4. It is important to note that by copying you will protect your original video file from damage resulting from incorrect conversion.

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