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How to Convert ASF to AVI?

  1. Click the “Choose Files” button to select your ASF files.
  2. Click the “Convert to AVI” button to start the conversion.
  3. When the status change to “Done” click the “Download AVI” button

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What is an ASF (Advanced Systems Format) file?

Advanced Systems Format (ASF) is a proprietary Microsoft product, which serves as a container for Windows multimedia content. Microsoft designed it for streaming and to be independent of systems and protocols. It supports chapters, captions, subtitles, metadata tags, streaming, and hardware players, but does not support menus.

 

How to open an ASF file?

It is best to use Windows Media Player to open an ASF file. Alternatively, VLC media player is a good choice too. Keep in mind that ASF can contain WMA and WMV files, which might display as the file extension of the ASF file.

 

Developed by: Microsoft

Initial release: 1995

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Systems_Format

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/wmformat/overview-of-the-asf-format

What is an AVI (Audio Video Interleave) file?

Audio Video Interleave (AVI) is a multimedia container developed by Microsoft. AVI is a descendant of the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF). With the assistance of third-party programs, AVI can support chapters, captions, subtitles, menus, streaming, attachments, and 3D containers.

 

How to open an AVI file?

Microsoft provides a downloadable and free AVI Viewer. Another way to view an AVI file is to use a version of Microsoft Windows Media Player that is compatible with the operating system.

 

While AVI files are optimized for the Internet, hardware players support them as well. If an AVI file does not open, then use VLC media player.

 

Developed by: Microsoft

Initial release: 1992

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audio_Video_Interleave

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2361