Have some 3GP videos files recorded by your mobile phones and want to convert 3GP to AVI on Mac so as to upload the video to websites that recognize the AVI format instead of 3GP? Now you can consider it done. Just follow this guide to use a 3GP converter for Mac to convert 3GP videos to AVI on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9 Mavericks included) with ease.
To complete the conversion, you need a professional Mac video conversion app like Aimersoft Video File Converter for Mac, which can convert 3GP files to AVI on Mac fast yet with high quality. Moreover, in addition to 3GP, it can also convert other popular media formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, VOB, ASF and many more. With this smart app, you can just change from one video format to another without any hassle. Just download it below and have a look at the steps to convert 3GP movies to AVI on Mac OS X 10.8 and 10.9 Mavericks. (If you're using Windows, please download the equivalent Windows version.)
Download 3GP to AVI Converter:
Note that here the way to convert 3GP to AVI on Mac OS X is showed in details. If you're using Windows and need to convert 3GP files to AVI in Windows 8/7/XP/Vista, simply download the converter for Windows and follow Convert 3GP to AVI to complete the conversion.
Run the 3GP converter Mac and click Files > Load Media Files to import your 3GP videos to the program. Batch conversion is supported so you can add more than one video file and convert them simultaneously according to your needs. The added videos will be displayed with the detailed info like format, length, size, duration, etc. And then you can preview the media files, take snapshots, select audio tracks, etc.
With the built-in video editor, you can trim, crop, rotate video, insert subtitles, or add special effects to video, etc. easily (simply click the Edit button located at the end of each video item to open the Edit window). If you don't need to edit the video before the conversion, you can directly skip this step.
Have a look at the format list at the bottom and click Video > AVI to set AVI as the export format. Of course, you can click the little gear button to adjust the output parameters like resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. if you don't like the default settings. Besides AVI, this 3GP video converter for Mac can also convert 3GP to MP4, 3GP to WMV, 3GP to MP3 and a wide variety of other regular video/audio formats.
Click the Convert button to start converting 3GP video files to AVI on Mac OS X right away. The conversion time depends on the source video file size and the output settings. Generally, it won't take much time since the acceleration technology is applied. When the conversion is done, the folder that saves the output AVI videos will open automatically. Congratulations! It's done.
Below is the video tutorial on how to convert 3GP to AVI on Mac OS X (including 10.9 Mavericks):
3GP vs AVI
Both 3GP and AVI are popular video formats. Now let's have a look at the more details of these 2 formats and the comparison between them.
AVI is a multimedia container format developed by Microsoft while 3GP is a video and audio container format introduced by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). In general, the video quality of an AVI video is much better than that of a 3GP clip. AVI is more preferred for PCs while 3GP is widely used for mobile phones.