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Home > Tips > [Tips 2018] How to Convert YouTube to AVI

[Tips 2018] How to Convert YouTube to AVI

You’re going to learn how to convert YouTube to AVI to get a better compatibility with devices which only support AVI like BlueBerry and AVI supported Apps. In the following tutorial, 2 feasible methods will be provided.

Updated Nov 28,2018 | by Micky

“How to download YouTube to AVI because I can’t find any video download options on YouTube?”

YouTube is the world’s biggest video-sharing websites. It allows users to upload their own unique videos or view various videos uploaded by others.

YouTube attracts millions of users every day and many of them are wondering how to download YouTube videos since YouTube doesn’t provide any video download buttons.

But don’t worry. This time, we’re going to learn how to convert YouTube to AVI so that you can view the videos on different devices like iPhone and BlueBerry or for other purposes.


Hot Search: YouTube to MP4 Converter and Downloader | How to Convert YouTube to MPEG4

Solution 1 Convert YouTube to AVI with OnlineVideoConverter

If you type keywords like YouTube to AVI converter on Google, hundreds of results pop up, all online video download/conversion services on the top of which is an online video conversion tool called OnlineVideoConverter. It helps you to convert and download YouTube videos to more than 5 formats including AVI and MP4 within only several clicks.

Follow the steps below to learn how it works.

1.       Go to the webpage of OnlineVideoConverter.

2.       Paste the YouTube video’s link onto the URL field.

3.       Choose AVI as the output format.

4.       Click on “START” to begin the preparation.


5.       After the preparation is completed, click on “DOWNLOAD” to download the full YouTube video in AVI.

Although these online video downloaders seem pretty easy and convenient, there are still some inevitable disadvantages users keep complaining about. Firstly, the download speed can be extremely slow. Sometimes, it takes hours to completely download a 5-minute-long video. Secondly, many users encounter pop-up ads when using these online video download services and when they try to shut them down, they’re sent to another webpage and forced to download some sort of bundleware. In this case, your computer may get infected with dangerous virus.

So, an online video downloader/converter doesn’t necessarily seem to be your best choice when you need to convert YouTube to AVI. In the following contents, a more powerful and safer third-party software will be introduced.

Solution 2 Convert YouTube Videos to AVI with A Third-party Video Converter

Without disturbance from pop-up ads and slow download speed, IOTransfer allows you to download videos from all mainstream sites including YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion and convert them into more than 20 formats like AVI, MP4, MOV, and MP3. Meanwhile, IOTransfer is as easy as an online video downloader/converter and you will know how to use it once you see the tutorial.


You can directly transfer the converted video to your iPhone or iPad if you want with IOTransfer.

Download and Convert YouTube Videos to AVI within 3 Steps

Step 1

Notice: If you don’t want to transfer the converted video to iPhone, skip this step.

Launch and install IOTransfer, connect your iPhone to PC and wait until the device gets detected. If you see the notification “Trust” this computer pop up on your iPhone’s screen, tap on “Trust” to continue.  


Step 2

Click on VIDEOS in the top toolbar. Then, in the opened panel, click on Downloader on the left and paste the YouTube video’s link onto the blank box beside “URL:”. Preset a download path and click on the blue download button.


Step 3

After the video download is finished, click on Converter on the left and add the downloaded YouTube video onto the interface. Then, choose AVI as the output format, preset an output folder and tick off the option “Automatically transfer the converted video into your iOS device”. Click on “Convert Now” to get started.

In a short while, you can find the AVI video in both the folder you previously set and in the video App on your iPhone.

>>Watch this video to learn how to convert YouTube videos to other format with IOTransfer.

Bottom Line

Which one is the best YouTube to AVI converter? The online video service or IOTransfer? It’s time to have a try on your own!

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