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How to Convert YouTube to AVI on Windows/Mac/Online

Vanessa Chiang updated on Dec 22, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

YouTube has become the world's most popular free online video-sharing website, attracting millions of people to play and watch videos on it every day. Using this video sharing platform, users can easily watch online videos ranging from TV shows, movies, music, and news, and you even can upload your video to share with YouTube lovers.

But, when you download and play YouTube videos, you may face some troubles. For example, some devices or play programs do not support playing YouTube videos format, so you need to convert it.

Converting YouTube videos to AVI format is one of the best choices.

What is the AVI file format?

The AVI file format is a multimedia container format that was developed by Microsoft in 1992. AVI, as one of the oldest forms, is still famous as wide compatibility and high-quality video among plenty of platforms.

How to Convert YouTube to AVI on Windows

EaseUS Video Editor is an all-in-one video editing software. This program provides a lot of video editing functions that can satisfy your editing needs, such as adding text, filters, music, overlays, and more. Except for the basic editing functions, this app also works as a converter. You can use EaseUS Video Editor to convert video to audio, convert AAC to MP3, convert MOV to AVI, etc. And you also can convert your YouTube videos to AVI. The supported file formats of this program are AAC, AVI, MO3, MP4, M4A, MKV, etc,.


  • Support plenty of file formats
  • Support converting video download from YouTube
  • Support editing video
  • Support free download

How to Convert YouTube to AVI Using EaseUS Video Editor

At first, you need to download YouTube videos on your PC. And then follow the steps to convert your YouTube to AVI format.

Step 1. Adjust the aspect ratios

The default setting of the software offers three aspect ratios - Portrait (9:16), Widescreen (16:9), and Traditional (4:3). Traditional is suitable for TVs and computer screens. If required, you can select more aspect ratios by navigating to "File > New Project".

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Step 2. Add to project

The main interface of the program shows a "Media" and an "Import" tab.

  • The "Media" tab lets you drop virtually any media files to the library where you can drop files like voiceover tracks, videos, music, voiceover tracks, text, and add endless effects (splicing, mixing).
  • The "Import" tab, on the other hand, enables you to import a photo, video, or music file readily. Alternatively, you can choose to drag-and-drop the files to import them. 

Once added to the library, right-click the clip in the "Media".Select "Add to Project" to load the video to the timeline. 

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Here, you can move Playhead to the center of the video and click to split it into two videos  

Step 3. Edit YouTube video

Now, if you would like to edit the file, right-click it and select "Edit". Make the necessary changes by adjusting the speed, enhance contrast, or add saturation. EaseUS Video Editor allows over 50 visual and transition effects that enable you to add a professional touch to your movies. If you would like to configure other options, go to "Settings" and tweak them to your liking.

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Step 4. Export YouTube video to wanted formats

When finished, simply go to the toolbar and select the "Export" option. You'll be offered different options to save the project. The program supports many video/audio formats.

  • Video - AVI, MPEG, WMV, MP4, MOV and a lot more
  • Audio - WAV, MP3, M4A, MID, FLAC, AAC, WMA, AU, AIFF, Ogg and a lot more
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Step 5. Upload to YouTube

So, without any hassles, you can transform your most significant ideas into the creative video projects, share them with the world using EaseUS Video Converter. Go and express yourself on YouTube, start with EaseUS Video Editor, today!

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If you want to know more, you can move on to how to convert YouTube to WAV file format.

How to Convert YouTube to AVI on Mac

Video Converter is a video converter that can convert YouTube videos to many file formats. This program supports many file formats, such as MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, and more. You also can use this app to reduce the videos shaking, remove video noise, basic video editing, and other more functions.


  • Support converting YouTube to AVI
  • Support adding external texts
  • Support basic video editing

How to Convert YouTube to AVI Using Video Converter

Step 1. Click the "Add File" button to import your download YouTube videos, and import it into the main screen.

Video converter import YouTube videos

Step 2. Click the "Profile" button to drop-down menu, select the "HD Video" button, and click it. And you will find all of the program's output file format, then choose AVI format.

video converter select avi format.

Step 3. Click the " Convert" button to convert and save your YouTube videos.

How to Convert YouTube To AVI Online

This part I will show you the best two free online YouTube videos converters, there are:

1. OnlineVideoConvert

OnlineVideoConvert is an online video converter. You can use this website to convert your YouTube videos to various file formats, such as MP3, OGG, AVI, FLAC, M4A, MOV, and other more. You do directly convert YouTube videos online efficiently.


  • Support converting YouTube to AVI
  • Support plenty of platforms video online conversions, such as Facebook, Twitter, and more
  • Support ultra-fast video conversions

How to Convert YouTube to AVI Using Online Video Converter

Step 1. Copy the YouTube videos URL from your browser and paste your YouTube videos into the search box.

OnlineVideoConvert paste video link

Step 2. Click the format setting button to select the AVI video format.

online video convert select avi

Step 3. Click the "START" button to convert and export your YouTube videos.

OnlineVideoConvert convert YouTube videos to avi format

2. VideoMp3Convert

VideoMp3Convert is a free online YouTube video format converter. This program supports to convert your favorite YouTube videos to various formats, such as MP3, OGG, AVI, WAV, M4A, and more. Using this website, you do not need to register an account so as to can convert YouTube videos.


  • Support unlimited conversions and downloads
  • Support ultra-fast video conversions
  • No software download required

How to Convert YouTube to AVI Using VideoMp3Convert

Step 1. Paste the YouTube video link at the top of the main screen

Video mp3 convert paste YouTube video link

Step 2. Click the format setting, and then select the AVI output file format.

Video mp3 convert select avi output format

Step 3. Click the "START" button to convert and export your YouTube video to AVI.


To sum up, converting YouTube to AVI is not difficult, as long as you do it the right way. On this page, we are talking about how to convert YouTube videos to AVI on Windows, Mac, and Online. Here, we still suggest you use EaseUS Video Editor. Using this program, you just need to click some simple buttons so as to convert your YouTube videos to AVI. It is very easy for you to use if you are a beginner.

We hope our guide can help you a lot. If you have any questions about our program, you can send us a message, and we will do our best to answer it.

FAQS About YouTube to AVI

There are some questions about YouTube to AVI, and if you want to know more, you can keep on reading.

1. Can you upload AVI to YouTube?

Yes, you can upload AVI files easily on YouTube. YouTube supports eight types of formats MOV, MP4 (MPEG4), AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEG-PS, WebM.

2. Which format is best for YouTube?

According to Youtube, the best video format is MP4 and AAC. You get a high-quality video and a small file size. However, Youtube also supports the following formats: MOV, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, MPEG PS, FLV, 3GPP, and WebM.

3. What is the YouTube video size?

The Standard aspect ratio of YouTube Video and Recommended dimensions:

426 x 240 (240p), 640 x 360 (360p), 854 x 480 (480p), 1280 x 720 (720p), 1920 x 1080 (1080p), 2560 x 1440 (1440p) and 3840 x 2160 (2160p). Minimum dimension is 426 x 240. Max dimension is 3840 x 2160. Aspect ratio is 16:9.

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