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How to Export and Convert iMovie to AVI on Mac

Would you like to export your iMovie edited videos to AVI so as to share them with your friends who are using Windows or share them on the Internet? Actually, you can directly export iMovie to AVI, however, the exported AVI video files are usually low in quality and large in size. Sometimes, the AVI movies even can't be recognized by PCs. Then how to share iMovie as AVI for convenient playback or sharing without any problems? Here you'll learn how to convert iMovie to AVI files that are fully compatible with Windows and devices.

To convert iMovie (iMovie 11) edited videos to AVI, a converter is needed. Here the Mac video converter software from Aimersoft is strongly recommended for you to convert iMovie (iMovie 11) exported videos to AVI on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion included). With the user-friendly interface, it's easier to finish all conversion without any knowledge required. Apart from AVI, this Mac video format converter can also convert iMovie videos to other formats like MP4, FLV, M4V, MKV, VOB, 3GP and more. First of all, download the program here and follow the steps below to get your AVI files.

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How to save iMovie videos as AVI on Mac OS X

1Add the iMovie edited videos

Install the program and click Files > Load Media Files to add the videos you've edited in iMovie. (You can export an iMovie project to video by clicking Share > Export movie to save it as a MOV video file.) After the videos are loaded, you can preview them, take snapshots, etc. as you like. And if you want to merge multiple videos into one, click the Merge icon on at the bottom to combine multiple iMovie files into one big movie.

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If you want to import AVI videos to iMovie for further editing, please refer to Edit AVI in iMovie.

2 Choose AVI as the output video format

Next, go to the format list at the bottom and set AVI as the output file format from the video format list. If you want to convert iMovie files to AVI for playing on portable media players like PSP and Xbox 360, you can also browse to find the responding device and choose it as the output format to convert your iMovie videos to best fit your device. As you see, in addition to AVI, lots of other popular formats like WMV, MOV, M4V, MPEG, etc. are provided for your choice.

3 Start converting your video to AVI on Mac

The last step is to click the Convert button to start converting your videos to AVI. When the conversion completes, open the destination folder to find the converted AVI movies and it's done. With this smart converter, you can virtually share your iMovie edited files anywhere you like and add videos in any regular formats to iMovie! Just download it now to share your home movie more conveniently or create a home movie from any video!

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What? You can do this? Really? I am so interested in learning more about this. I mean this tutorial is great and I feel like I can do this. I want to be able to convert iMovie to AVI files so I can get the most out of my videos.
I never thought i can do it! I mean export iMovie project to AVI. With the help of this converter, all has been easier. It's a great way to play iMovie edited movies on Windows-preferred devices and media players.
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