How to Convert Windows Movie Maker Files to MP4 for Further Editing

Lisa Ou

April 07, 2020 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

Windows Movie Maker is a discontinued video editing software developed by Microsoft. It is no longer available for download. But you can still use Windows Movie Maker to create and edit videos. The Windows Movie Maker format is WMV. Compared with MP4, WMV is incompatible with some players, devices and platforms. You need to save Windows Movie Maker as MP4 to solve the problem. If you also want to convert Windows Movie Maker files to MP4 format, you just come to the right place.

How to Convert Windows Movie Maker Files to MP4 for Further Editing

1. How to Convert Windows Movie Maker Files to MP4 for Further Editing

To batch convert Windows Movie Maker projects to MP4 quickly and losslessly, it is recommended to use FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate. You can convert, edit, enhance and export Windows Movie Maker to MP4 and other 1000+ formats within the program.

Does Windows Movie Maker support MP4? The answer is No. You can convert MP4 to Windows Movie Maker compatible format or use the video editing tools here directly. FoneLab offers many video editing tools, including cropping, merging, rotating, trimming, etc.

Here’re the main features of the Windows Movie Maker to MP4 converter software.

  1. Convert Windows Movie Maker file to MP4, HD MP4, 4K UHD MP4 and over 1000+ media formats.
  2. Adjust video encoder, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio and bitrate before converting to MP4.
  3. Superfast conversion speed with the advanced NVIDIA, Intel and AMD technology.
  4. No file size limit or Internet connection required.
  5. Compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS X 10.6 or above.

Run FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate. Drag and drop Windows Movie Maker files into the main interface. You can also click Add File on the top toolbar.

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Click Profile to set the output video format. Type MP4 in the search engine near the bottom. Press the Enter key on the keyboard. You can access all kinds of MP4 formats from the searching results.

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To adjust video settings, click the gear icon next to Profile. You can specify the output video and audio settings in the Profile Settings window. At last, click Convert to save Windows Movie Maker as MP4 format.

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2. Top 3 Online Windows Movie Maker to MP4 Converter

Actually, you can regard Movie Maker to MP4 converter as WMV to MP4 converter. Because WMV is the best supported format for Windows Movie Maker. You can create and save Windows Movie Maker files as WMV files directly. If you want to convert a Windows Movie Maker file to MP4 video only, you can also take a look at online tools.

Top 1: Online Convert

Online Convert allows users to import WMV files from both online and offline sources. You can also adjust video, audio and save settings before the Windows Movie Maker to MP4 conversion.

Pros:

  1. Convert video file from WMV to MP4 online from URL, Dropbox, Google Drive and desktop.
  2. Change screen size, crop, trim, rotate, flip and apply more settings.

Cons:

  1. The total file size of WMV files should be no more than 100MB.
  2. You can convert up to 10 Windows Movie Maker files to MP4 online.
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Top 2: Zamzar

Zamzar is also a popular online video converter. You can get not only the Windows Movie Maker to MP4 conversion, but also the brief introduction of MP4 and WMV formats. Moreover, you can set to receive the MP4 files via your email address.   

Pros:

  1. Convert Windows Movie Maker files to MP4 online for free from the desktop or URL.
  2. The user interface is clean with no ads.

Cons:

  1. The online Windows Movie Maker to MP4 converter has the maximum file size limit up to 150MB.
  2. You can convert less than 10 WMV files to MP4 per time.
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Top 3: Convert Files

You can also convert Windows Media Video File to MP4 online with Convert Files. The entire progress can be divided into 3 steps. Moreover, you can send yourself an email with the converted MP4 files.

Pros:

  1. Convert a WMV to MP4 video online with the easy-to-understand interface.
  2. Convert other video files from and to the WMV format.

Cons:

  1. Not support to batch convert Windows Movie Maker files to MP4 online.
  2. Cannot adjust video encoder, frame rate and other output settings.
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3. Why You Choose FoneLab

Why you should choose FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate instead of online converters? Is there anything different you can get from FoneLab for Windows Movie Maker to MP4 conversion? Here’re the main reasons.

  1. 60x faster video conversion.
  2. Batch video conversion support.
  3. Convert Windows Movie Maker files to other pre-made device supported formats.
  4. No Internet requirement.
  5. No maximum file size limit.
  6. Customizable output settings.
  7. Get powerful video editing features.

Want to get more information about the Windows Movie Maker to MP4 converter? You can free download the program and start its free trial right now. The program allows users to save Windows Movie Maker files to MP4, MKV, AVI and other 1000+ formats and devices directly.

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