Should you need it, you can convert .avi videos to Sony PlayStation movies (.str) with multimedia converts like SUPER, that supposedly supports both formats. Other than that, in past you could also find special utilities for AVI to STR conversion, but most of the links are dead.
Convert Audio Video Interleave movie to SONY PlayStation movie stream file.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .avi to .str file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert avi to str on Windows
A free and powerful video conversion utility, SUPER is based on FFmpeg, MEncoder, MPlayer, x264, MusePack, Monkey's audio, Shorten audio, TAK audio, True audio, WavPack, the libavcodec library & the theora/vorbis RealProducer's plugIn.
Convert from avi file
|Yes, SUPER supports avi file conversion as a source file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
to str file
|Yes, SUPER supports str file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned avi to str. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
STR Converter is a tool that allows fast and easy conversion of STR files. It converts STR to AVI and AVI to STR.