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How to Convert AVI to DV

You will need a solid and intuitive video converter to convert an AVI video file to the DV format quickly and easily for editing on either iMovie or Final Cut Pro. Even though there are various video converters available on the market which claims to support all types of inputs and outputs based on fast conversion speed, you might still experience the crash of program, degraded video quality or no audio during playback.

In order to address your concerns, the Wondershare's Video Converter Ultimate offers you ZERO quality loss in conversion based on unparallel speed (30X faster) on top of its broad support of file formats. What's more, you can easily complete the task even though it's your first time, thanks to the impressive and intuitive interface.

Part 1: Best AVI to DV Video Converter

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  • Lossless conversion to the DV file format and other outputs.
  • AVI files can be burn or stored in a DVD.
  • Convert 30 times faster than other converters.
  • Support personalization of videos before conversion.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6
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How to convert an AVI to DV in Mac

This article shows you how to convert an AVI video to the DV format on a Mac PC (Snow Leopard and OS X Lion included). If you prefer to convert using your Windows-based PC, simply go to the User Guide in Windows for more info.

1. Options to upload files onto the converter

There are two options available:

  • Drag-and-drop the media files directly onto the converter, or
  • Go to File's menu and then click on Load Media Files.

This program also supports batch conversion, so you can convert several AVI files at one go.

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2. Presets for output format

Click the format icon at the bottom of the interface to access the drop-down format list, and then proceed to Video>DV. Alternatively, you can simply choose the presets for iMovie or Final Cut Pro from Editing. This video converter is packed of editing functions too. You can trim the AVI video to your desired length, crop the playback region according to your screen size, merge several video clips into one file and even add watermark to your video in the form of picture or text and much more.

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3. Start the conversion

Click on Convert and let the video converter finish the rest automatically. There'll be a progress bar indicating the percentage and remaining time required for the conversion too. Once it's completed, you can export all of converted files to either iMovie, Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro with no hassle. This Video Converter Ultimate does not only convert an AVI video to DV, but it can also convert other popular video formats to and from DV without losing out on video quality.

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Part 2: Free AVI to DV Converter

# 1. Free Video Converter: Wondershare Free AVI to DV Converter

You can download your favorite music video from YouTube and then convert it into an MP3 file format for portable device or music library. A direct conversion of video files into the most popular and common file types are also supported.

Pro: You pay nothing!

1. No access to the complete editing features.
2. Unable to insert subtitles or retrieve metadata.
3. Can't save files into an ISO image file or DVD.

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Part 3: Online AVI to DV Converter

You can use the free online video converter below. It converts videos to almost any format.

Part 4: Extended Knowledge for AVI and DV Format

File Extension AVI DV
Video File
Video File
AVI is a multimedia container that contains both audio and video data. It allows synchronous audio-with-video playback. AVI files support multiple streaming audio and video DV is a container used to stored digital videos recorded on digital camcorders. The video's data often compressed in a lossy method for storage, whilst it's the complete opposite of the uncompressed audio.
Associated Programs
Windows Media Player
VLC Media Player
QuickTime Player
VLC Media Player
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Joint efforts by IEC and others
Useful Links
Detailed information on the AVI file format
How to Convert FLV to AVI
Top 3 AVI Players for Mac
Detailed information on the DV file format
How to Convert Video_AVI to VOB
How to convert AVI files on Mavericks
How to Burn AVI to DVD on Windows 8
How to Convert MTS to AVI

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