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Convert WMV to AVI

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How to convert avi to wmv?
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Step 3
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Windows Media Video

File extension .wmv
File category video
Description These are the types of video files which in reality only contain the audio and this format was also developed by the Microsoft. These files can be facilitated by a variety of Operating Systems such as Mac as well as the PC. A few WMV files also have the digits right management (DRM) protection so unauthorized can't make copies of the recordings basically the ones purchased from an online store.
Technical details The exclusive codecs developed by Microsoft can be obtained while a WMV file is compressed. Windows Media Video 9 Professional can be used by the users and it allows them to play their respective file at resolutions surpassing 300,000 pixels (having a screen resolution as low as 528x576) with an exceptional bit rate of 1000 Kbit/s. The high definition abilities make WMV files an ideal choice for HD DVD and Blu-ray disks. WMV 9 format is the one you should be looking for and it is also comparable to H.264 Main and High Profile, but it does not support various activities such as multiple reference frames and context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC). Lower bit-rates can reveal the various differences between WMV and its competitors.
Programs
Microsoft Windows Media Player
PowerDVD
RealPlayer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Main program MPlayer
Developer Microsoft
MIME type
video/x-ms-wmv

Microsoft Audio/Visual Interleaved

File extension .avi
File category video
Description AVI basically stands for Audio and Video Interleave, it has an extension written as .avi and users use this very format to store audio and video on their PC which was developed by Microsoft in 1992. It allows the simultaneous playback by storing video and audio into a single file, the simple architecture of .avi format allows it to run on various operating systems such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix and it is also supported by various web players as well.
Technical details AVI format uses the support of Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) where the whole data is stored into chunks and each chunk gets recognized by a FourCC tag. Out of these individual chunks, the first one can be recognized by the hdrl tag and it can decode the chunk containing metadata for the video and the second chunk gets recognized by the movi tag and it contains the actual audio and visual data which makes up the AVI movie. It uses less compression rather than the MOV and MPEG file formats.
Programs
ALLPlayer
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Main program Video Lan VLC Player
Developer Microsoft
MIME type
video/avi
video/vnd.avi
video/msvideo
video/x-msvideo