I am working on a video file in Blender. I have saved it as a .blend file already, but I want to save it as an .avi file.

How do I do this? I have watched multiple tutorials and have no idea what to do. I am using Blender 2.74.


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    $\begingroup$ Just to clarify, you're working on a video edit in the VSE, correct? And you just need to export your video as an AVI file? $\endgroup$ – Todd McIntosh Jun 11 '15 at 22:33

In order to export your video edit to a new AVI file, you need to:

  1. Set your Render Settings to a movie format that supports AVI
  2. Click the Render Animation button.

As long as you have the Sequence checkbox selected in the Post Processing panel, it should render out your video edit to a new video file.

There are a number of Movie formats that also support the AVI encoding format.

They include:

  • AVI Raw
  • H.264 (with AVI format selected)
  • MPEG (with AVI format selected)
  • Xvid (with AVI format selected)

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  • $\begingroup$ Wouldn't setting the Audio Codec to None result in a mute video? $\endgroup$ – Phantômaxx Dec 6 '15 at 9:03

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