How to Convert AVI to MPEG

Learn how to convert AVI to MPEG using Converterlite. Converting AVI to MPEG is a common search query so the following identifies how to convert your files to MPEG using our free and simple software.


AVI files are supported by all types of video player and most devices. These include Apple iPod, Tablet PCs and most mobile phones.

What is an AVI file?
Container files with the .avi file extension often contain audio and video data. The data contained in the AVI files may be encoded in codecs, allowing the files to use less compression than other video file formats, such as the MPEG and MOV file formats. However, AVI files have a 2 GB size limit, restricting their use.



Begin by selecting the Video Icon.

After clicking audio you will be able to find all accepted formats including AVI files. Select the file(s) you want to add and click open. Click next to proceed.
Alternatively you can click and drag them directly from your folder into Converterlite.

Multiple files:

  • Hold ctrl key while selecting desired files and click open.
  • Highlight and drag multiple files into convertelite.

Renaming files:

Click on the title before converting to rename the output file


The format section is made up of “Devices” and “Formats”. Look through the list of Format types and select MPEG. Then choose a quality type and click next.

Where do converted files go?

Audio/Video: Same folder as input/original file

Choosing destination folder:
After selecting a device or format you will see a settings icon below the quality/model options. Click settings and uncheck the box titled, “Output file to same folder as input”. Then you can manually choose the location of the output file.

Click convert and await finish.
Once completed you can open up the converted files folder by selecting the green tick symbol by the name of the converted file.
Click “Clear completed” to refresh to the ADD page.