How to Convert MOV to AVI

Learn how to convert MOV to AVI using Converterlite.


MOV files are supported by Quicktime Player and some open source video players. As the file type is an Apple video format it isn’t compatible with many Microsoft video players.

What is a MOV file?
The .mov file format is often used to save movie files and video clips to a user’s hard drive or other media device. Files that are saved in .mov format are compressed, making it easier to download and stream video from the Internet.The .mov file format was initially developed by Apple, although it is now compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems.



Begin by selecting the Video Icon.

After clicking audio you will be able to find all accepted formats including MOV 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 AVI. 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.