AVI codec converter (formerly AVI to DivX)
Changing the format of video files is one of the most common tasks any user can follow through nowadays, thanks to the wide variety of dedicated applications that have sprouted in the last years. Depending on the type of movies to be processed, you just have to pick the right utility that will best suit your needs.
One of the tools that have a quite broad reach insofar as the supported video formats are concerned is AVI codec converter(avi2divx). Although the interface is not what you could call attractive, what's under the hood is more important this time.
Able to handle AVI, MPEG, Windows Media Video, QuickTime and RealMedia videos, this utility can process batches of files on the spot. Nonetheless, all the goodies are waiting to be discovered in the ‘Settings’ areas for both video and audio.
Since AVI codec converter(avi2divx) uses the ffdshow codec for video encoding, you will be able to choose one of the many supported encoders, then select the mode and bitrate. In case you find it difficult to adjust the large number of parameters manually, you can go for one of the built-in presets.
For the audio streams, you have the possibility to customize the settings for the MPEG Layer III Audio Encoder and decide whether you want a constant or a variable bitrate. You can also adjust the encoding quality using a simple slider and activate one of the available advanced options.
When it comes to the size of the output video, you can preserve the original resolution or input the desired width and height values in their corresponding fields. With all the configurations complete, you can press the ‘Convert now’ button and let the app do its job.
All things considered, with AVI codec converter(avi2divx) you can get really good results and the processing time is not bad at all. Very easy to use and with a decent set of features, this tool deserves a spot among the best applications of its kind.
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