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How to Convert IMG to AVI to Play IMG Files on Any Devices

Author by Annie

Nov 13, 2018

Sometimes you may download a DVD movie with an .img extension, but since IMG is an uncommon file format that most devices don’t support, the best way to watch the movie on any devices is to convert the DVD image IMG to AVI or other popular video formats. Just read the following guide and you will get further information about how to convert IMG to AVI with a wonderful IMG to AVI converter:

Q: I have a movie file in .img format. I opened it up and it has an AUDIO_TS and a VIDEO_TS folder inside. There's nothing in the AUDIO_TS folder, but in the VIDEO_TS folder there are several .BUP, .VOB, and .IFO files. How can I convert these files into .AVI? Thanks in advance for the help.

A: DVD movies sometimes can be created as a disc image file in .img extension which is commonly used for distribution, backups and burning new discs. However, compared with ISO, IMG is not that common to people and can’t be directly played on most media players. So if you are worried about the same problem of IMG playback issue, then the following guide comes in the right time. Keep reading and you will know how to convert IMG to AVI.

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Part 1. Something You Need to Do Before Converting IMG to AVI

Converting DVD IMG to AVI isn’t a one-step thing. Here I will give you 2 methods to prepare for converting IMG files to AVI.

Method 1 - Mount IMG File as a Virtual DVD Drive

Mount IMG File as a Virtual DVD DriveMount IMG File as a Virtual DVD Drive

To mount IMG files, the first thing is to download a third-party image mounting software and install it on your computer. Here, I will take DAEMON Tools Lite as an example to elaborate on how to mount an IMG file.

Step 1. Just click the below link to first download DAEMON Tools Lite, and the free version is absolutely enough:

https://www.daemon-tools.cc/products/dtLite

Step 2. After the installation, DAEMON Tools Lite will be automatically associated with the IMG file, and you just need to double click the file to mount IMG file as a virtual DVD Drive. After that, open computer or this PC and you will see the new virtual DVD Drive. As for Windows 10/8.1/8, the system provides native support for mounting IMG files, so you can directly double click to mount and open IMG file without any aid of third-party tool.

Method 2 - Unzip the IMG File with Archiver Utility

If you don’t want to mount IMG file, you can also try to unzip the IMG file. I think it is much easier for all of us with a file archiver software installed on our computer. All you have to do is to use this file archiver software to extract the IMG file. Here, I will take WinRAR as an example.

Right click on the IMG file > Choose Open with WinRAR > Click Extract to option to extract VIDEO_TS folder. After that, create a new folder on your computer and put the extracted VIDEO_TS folder in this new folder.

Part 2. How to Convert IMG to AVI

These two methods above are all available for the preparation, just choose any one of them based on your own preference. Now it’s time to convert DVD IMG to AVI. All you need is a DVD ripping program, and WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro is highly recommended. It can convert any DVD, ISO image file, and DVD folder to digital format. Even the encrypted DVDs can be ripped and backed up. Now let’s take a look at how to convert IMG to AVI with this easy and professional DVD ripper.

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Solution 1. Convert Mounted IMG Files to AVI with 2 Steps

Before start, please free downloadfree download and install this software on your computer. This solution is especially for mounted IMG files, and if you use the second method above to prepare for converting IMG to AVI, then just go to Solution 2.

Import the Mounted IMG File

Step 1. Import the Mounted IMG File to the IMG to AVI Converter

To convert IMG to AVI, the first thing is to launch DVD Ripper Pro and click DVD Disc to load the virtual drive, then choose the needed DVD drive letter, and click OK button to continue.

Select AVI Format and Continue

Step 2. Select AVI Format and Continue

After importing the IMG file to DVD Ripper Pro, this IMG to AVI converter will automatically analyze and decrypt the main movie. Then click Output Format on the right of the main interface and choose AVI. Next, click RUN button to begin to convert IMG file to AVI. Also, if you want to change the output path, click the three dots icon at the bottom of the main interface.

Solution 2. Convert Unzipped IMG Files to AVI with 2 Steps

Before start, please free downloadfree download and install this software on your computer. This solution is especially for unzipped IMG files.

Import the Unzipped IMG Folder

Step 1. Import the Unzipped IMG Folder to the IMG to AVI Converter

If you use the second method above to prepare to convert IMG to AVI, just click DVD Folder to upload the new IMG folder and click OK button to continue to convert IMG file to AVI.

Tips: VIDEO_TS folder should be put into a new folder and you should click DVD Folder to load the new folder instead of directly loading the VIDEO_TS folder.

Step 2. Select AVI Format and Continue

After importing the IMG file to DVD Ripper Pro, the following process is the same as Solution 1. Just choose the output format and click RUN button to continue the conversion.

At last...

As you can see from the above, it is such an easy thing to convert IMG to AVI with the wonderful DVD Ripper Pro. Besides converting IMG file to AVI, it can also convert IMG to MP4 and convert IMG to ISO. Moreover, if you want to rip your DVDs to a certain device, DVD Ripper Pro can also help you, like ripping DVD to iPhone X. Don’t hesitate and let DVD Ripper Pro to help you rip your DVD collections.

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