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Convert MP4's to AVI's?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Janster, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. Feb 2, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    Janster

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    I have a 1.5 minute video (MP4) that I took with my nano - and its HUGE in file size. My husband tells me I need to convert it to an AVI to get the file size smaller for easier downloading (online).

    I've searched google and there's a lot of programs available. A lot of them want you to register ($).... Others are free downloads and you can't even try it without registering. I want something free and something that's easy to use.

    I have Windows 7, itunes, Adobe CS3 web premium.... I'm really not sure if any of these programs have the capabilities to do this or not. Does Windows Media player do this? I actually looked at it and didn't recognize anything that would convert....

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Feb 2, 2010 at 12:08 PM
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    Try this place, I got a converter to go from AVI to other formats, they have one that will convert to AVI as well. It starts out free and then you pay but it works good.

    http://www.proviewsof.com/
     
  3. Feb 2, 2010 at 1:38 PM
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    I'll give it a try....all I need (atleast for now) is one file to be converted. I'll probably never need to use it again.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Feb 3, 2010 at 7:58 AM
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    I tried it (without paying).....and it'll only convert 50% of the original file. Have to pay for it to get full usage.

    Still investigating....
     
  5. Feb 3, 2010 at 8:02 AM
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  7. Feb 3, 2010 at 11:54 AM
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    THanks Guys! I'll try both of 'em!!
     
  8. Feb 3, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    Sorry that it didnt work. I had about 100 movies to convert from AVI to WMA so it was worth paying it for me.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2010 at 4:06 AM
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    No worries....
    I would've paid for it also in your situation.
    I just have one I need to convert - just trying to reduce the overall size of the thing. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Feb 7, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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