Xvid (formerly "XviD") is a video codec library but not a video format. It takes AVI, MKV, MP4, etc. as the extensions.
If you have some MOV files and would like to convert MOV to Xvid encoded files. The following are the detailed instruction on how to convert MOV to Xvid.
The tool we need:
A MOV to Xvid Converter – Video Converter Ultimate
Video Converter Ultimate is a professional and amazing MOV to Xvid Converter which supports converting MOV to Xvid encoded files and move over converting other formats files in one click.
Download a free trial of Video Converter, install and run it. Click "Add Files" on menu bar to load MOV files you want to convert from your drives, you can double click the video title in the source file list to preview the video you select.
Click "Profile" drop-down list to choose AVI as output format.
Then you can click "Advanced" to open Advanced Window, here you can choose Xvid from the drop-down menu of Encoder. Besides, you can customize other output parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc.
Note: Video DIY (Trim, Clip, Effect, watermark, etc) are available and optional in Video Converter.
Click "Convert" button to start MOV to Xvid video conversion. After encoding, you can click "Open Output" to open the output folder of the converted files.
MOV (QuickTime Video) is a file extension used by the QuickTime-wrapped video, audio, and animation files. The format was created by Apple Computer to work with multimedia files. Although MOV files are quite often found in the web, to play them on computer with Windows operating system, you have to install an extra component or convert to other format.
Xvid - XviD is a MPEG-4 compatible codec, which produces very good video quality.