How to Convert MKV to AVI on Windows/Mac

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, Apr 08, 2015

In spite of becoming more popular over the last few years, MKV is incompatible with many modern players or devices like Xbox 360, Sony PS3, BlackBerry, Blu-ray Player and Windows Media Player etc. On the contrary, AVI is thought to be the outdated format, still widely used nowadays. In this case, many people are wondering if there is an easy way to convert MKV to AVI since AVI has greater compatibility than MKV.

You can rely on professional MKV to AVI conversion tools to get things easily done. With FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate, it's easy to convert MKV to AVI and the converted AVI files can be customized for most of the portable media players and cell phones. This fast MKV to AVI converter also supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files to be converted for one time to ease your work.

Freely and safely download the trial version of FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate by clicking the icon below and install it on your computer.

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1. Download, install and run the MKV to AVI converter on your computer

After downloading, install and start the program on your computer. Then, click "Add File" menu to browse your computer hard drive and load MKV videos.

Run Video Converter Ultimate to Add MKV Files

2. Set AVI as output format

Click "Profile" drop-down button of the program to select AVI as output format from "General Video" category. There are many other corresponding options to choose from "Profile". For example:

• To play MKV on BlackBerry, choose "BlackBerry AVI Video (*.avi)" as output format from "Black Berry" category;
• To play MKV on Sony PS3, select "PS3 DivX Video (*.avi)" as output format from "Sony Devices" category
• To play MKV on Xbox 360, choose "Xbox360 DivX HD Video (*.avi)" as output format from "Game Hardware" category.

Set AVI as Output Video Format

3. Set output directory

Click "Browser" button in the "Destination" line to specify the destination folder on your computer to save videos.

4. Convert MKV to AVI

Click the blue button "Convert" to start MKV to AVI conversion on your Windows or Mac.

Convert MKV to AVI on Windows

Apart from converting MKV to AVI, you might have noticed that FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate prepares a variety of output formats compatible with iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, PSP, PS3, Xbox, Zune, BlackBerry, Xbox, etc. Therefore, with FonePaw multimedia tool, video format incompatible issues will no longer exist.

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