How to convert M4V to AVI on Windows / Mac OS X

Hi. I’d like to convert a M4V video into AVI. Do you have any suggestions ? Thanks. Asked by Oceane. 

I found the following question on Apple Support Communities. There are a lot of similar issues like this waiting to settle. But all of them want to convert M4V to AVI, why? At first, let us learn the advantages of AVI file format.

The advantages of AVI file format

AVI file format is developed by windows, which makes it playable with all the major Microsoft and non-Microsoft operating systems. It do not require any particular hardware device of software application for the file to run. And it is the most widely used video format for promos, short movies and advertisements owing to its compression capabilities.

Why want to convert M4V to AVI

The M4V file format is a video container format developed by Apple and is very similar to the MP4 format. But M4V files may optionally be protected by DRM copy protection.

Due to Apple DRM protection, to play iTunes movies, TV shows and music videos, the computer needs to be authorized (using iTunes) with the account that was used to purchase the video. Besides, You can only play iTunes media files on Apple devices. A single device can contain purchased content from up to five accounts; iTunes will not allow you to add data from a sixth account.

The powerful M4V to AVI Converter – Windows and Mac

Here a powerful M4V to AVI Converter – M4V Converter Plus recommended for you. You will fall love with it as soon as you use it. The M4V to AVI conversion is getting so easy with M4V Converter Plus.

Interface of the iTunes to LG G4 Converter for Windows
Interface of the iTunes to LG G4 Converter for Windows

M4V Converter Plus is an all-in-one M4V to AVI converter. Clean, simple and useful.

Interface of M4V Converter Plus for Mac
Interface of M4V Converter Plus for Mac

With it, you can get rid of DRM protection from iTunes movies, TV shows and music videos and convert M4V to AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, WMV and a wide variety of other video formats you might come across.

You don’t know how useful it is until you try it, and neither do you know how good it might be.

How to convert M4V to AVI with M4V Converter Plus

To get started on Windows and Mac, you should download the M4V to AVI converter firstly.

After installing and running M4V ConverterPlus, its interface shown as below.With M4V Converter Plus, you can change the video format from M4V video to AVI video on Mac or Windows just within three steps.

Step 1: Click “Add Movies” and select iTunes videos file you want to convert.

Add M4V iTunes videos to the M4V Converter Plus
Add M4V iTunes videos to the M4V Converter Plus for Mac

Step 2:Click ”Convert to” profile drop-down list at the bottom of the window, find “Custom Settings ” option and choose the “Customized AVI Video”.

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Note: You can also customize the conversion profile settings if you like, but this isn’t necessary.

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And the program does batch processing very well, you can use it to convert one video at a time, or convert multiple files at the same time.

Step 3:Click “Convert” button to start M4V to AVI conversion progress.

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