You may fail in importing your download MKV videos or HD movies to some hard devices like Xbox 360, or may occasionally have such experience of failing in the playback of MKV files on your gadgets PSP for example. You have to convert them to AVI for the AVI format has the vast support of hard devices such as Blackberry, PSP, Xbox 360, Game Hardware, Sandisk Sansa, Archos and Creative Zen, etc. iMacsoft Video Converter for Mac will show you how to convert MKV to AVI video files on Mac.
1: Add MKV files
Directly click "Add" button or choose "Add..." option in the top "File" menu, you will see an "Open" dialog window pops up, and select MKV files from your Mac. When it is done, press "Open" button to load MKV files.
In the left "General" panel, you will see the "Profile" option, click it and select "AVI - Audio - Video Interleaved (*.avi)" item for output AVI video files. The software allows you to set different output formats according to different files.
1)After selecting certain output format, you can choose "General" tab on the right top which will show its general standard. You may set "Video Quality", "Audio Quality", "Output filename" by clicking "General" button.
2)After that, you can also choose "Advance" tab on the right column which will show its advanced standard. You may set "Start Time", "Video Size", "Bit Rate" by clicking certain settings.
Clicking the "Browse..." button and select the output destination for saving in the pop-up window and then select and check MKV videos in the file list you want to convert and press "Convert" button to start MKV to AVI converting process. And you will see the convert process exactly in the progress "Status" bar.
Select one video in the file list, click "Trim" button in the toolbar to open "Trim" window. You can clip the original video into several parts, then convert and output them separately or as a whole one. Set start point and end point, you get the segment you want to convert and output.
You are capable to make a stylish album using the snapshots taken from the video with this software. Click "Capture Frame" button at the left top of the main interface to take snapshot when playing the video and save as BMP, click "Open Snapshot Folder" to check the snapshot. You can also define the destination in your hard disk to save the snapshots.