How to Convert WMV file to AVI Format?
WMV is a video compression format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. Software and device that can play WMV files include Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, MPlayer, The KMPlayer, Media Player Classic, VLC Media Player, Xbox 360, Zune, Creative Zen, PS3, iriver, Windows Phone 7, etc. Popular as it is, it could not be supported by some software or device. Then what should we do if we want to play back a WMV file through the software or device which could not support it? Actually, it is very easy. For example, if we would like to play back a WMV video through our Wii, we only have to use a WMV to AVI converter to convert WMV video into AVI format. At the following iCoolsoft Total Video Converter is used to show you the detailed steps of converting WMV file to AVI format. It is a professional yet easy-to-use software. You could free download it to have a try.
Step 1: Click button "Add Video" to add the WMV video files you want to convert.
You can preview the WMV file in the preview pane and take snapshot of the scenes you like the most. Click button "camera icon" and the picture will be saved as default format in default folder. Click button "open snapshot folder" then you can open the folder to find the pictures.
Step 2: Specify the output format as Wii AVI format, and set the output destination at the bottom of the main interface.
If you need, you can click button "Settings" to set the output parameters.
Step 3: Select a video and use "Effect", "Trim", or "Crop" button on the tool bar to edit videos as you like.
If you want to convert several WMV files consecutively into one whole AVI file, you can select the WMV files you would like to merge and then click the "Merge" button. The merged file will be listed in the file list.
Step 4: Click button "Convert" to start converting WMV format to AVI format. It will show you the converting progress window and you can check "Shut down computer when conversion completed" or "Open output folder when conversion completed" there.