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How to Convert AVI to MPEG-2

Many people want to convert AVI to MPEG-2 for burning DVDs. The reason is mainly that MPEG 2 is one of the best DVD formats. If you also need to convert AVI to MPEG 2 for burning DVDs later with your own DVD burning tool, a great AVI to MPEG 2 converter is strongly recommended to you.

That's Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter Ultimate for Mac ), which directly provides users with the optimized "MPEG-2" output format. You just need to select it with one click and then this app can do the rest thing for you. The conversion speed is ultrafast and the output quality is wonderful. Also, it supports batch conversion. Most importantly, this app directly allows you to burn AVI files to DVDs very quickly and easily. For those who convert AVI to MPEG-2 for DVD buring later, this app can be absolutely the ideal tool to help them finish the project, greatly saving their time.

Next, I'll show you how to perform AVI to MPEG-2 conversion in Windows. If you want to use this AVI to MPEG 2 converter to burn a DVD, please go through the basic steps at the end of this tutorial.

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1 Add AVI videos to the AVI to MPEG-2 converter

Directly drag and drop your local AVI videos from the computer to this software. Alternatively, go to the upper-left corner of the current interface, and then hit the avi to mpeg 2 conversion button. After that, you'll have the chance to browse your computer and select the AVI files you want to import. The added videos can be displayed in thumbnail.

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2 Choose MPEG-2 as the output format

In this step, you need to select MPEG-2 as the output format. First of all, you need to open this app's output format window by clicking the dropdown format list of the Output Format panel on the right side of the main interface. Then in the pop-up window, go to "Format">"Video">"MPEG-2".

avi to mpeg 2 converter

Note: At the bottom of the main interface, there is an output file path. The converted files can be automatically stored here. If you want to change the file path, at this time, you need to click the "..." button to set it manually. Or directly follow the last step.

3 Start AVI to MPEG-2 conversion

Simply press "Convert" at the lower-right corner of this app's main interface to start converting AVI to MPEG-2. After conversion, you can directly click the “Open Folder” option to find the output files. Note that the converted files are with the extention .mpg.

Steps of burning DVD:

If you just want to burn a DVD from your AVI file, you need to hit the "Burn" tab at the top. Then, you'll enter the "Burn" interface. Next, do the following things:

Step 1: Use the same way above to load your AVI files.

Step 2: Choose one DVD menu template to customize your own menu, and (optional) add your favorite background music or picture.

Step 3: Press the "Burn" button at the bottom-right corner of the "Burn" interface.

Please get the tutorial here.

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