AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave. Files of this format have .avi extension. Being developed by Microsoft in 1992, it has become so wide spread that many people consider it de facto standard for storing video and audio information on PC.
AVI combines audio and video into a single file in a standard container to allow simultaneous playback. It's advatage is it's simple architecture, due to which AVI runs on a number of different systems like Windows, Mac's, Linux, Unix and is supported by all most popular web-browsers.
AVI format is one of the oldest video formtas. Since the day of it was developerd there have appeared a lot of AVI codec's created by both vendors and individuals. So now there are hundreds of avi files that look similar but are completely different inside. That may cause trouble when converting avi files to other formats. Not all converting utilities in fact support all modifications of avi files. Not to get trapped, use Total Movie Converter. It converts almost all avi files with ease. Now you can convert your avi files and upload them to iPod, iPphone, any smart phone, xBox, Archos, PSP, Zune. Handle Total Movie Converter via GUI, command line or Windows right-click popup menu (select avi file, make right button mouse click and press convert to).
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