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How to convert WMV to MP4 (Windows Movie Maker video to iMovie)

Jun 13, 2012 18:02 pm / Posted by Nelson Peter to Video Converting CategoryFollow @MacDVD_Studio

You made some videos on Windows Movie Maker and export them as WMV video. Now, you switch to a Mac computer, and you want to continue editing the Windows Movie Maker WMV video with iMovie. But WMV video is not compatible with iMovie. You need to convert the WMV video to MP4 video to import it into iMovie for further editing. And this tutorial will show you how to convert video on Mac. It’s easy to understand, even you are Mac newbie can follow it.

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The tool you need is WMV to MP4 Converter for Mac, why I recommend this Mac Video Converting program? Here are the reasons:
1. It not only supports WMV and MP4 video, but also other video formats like AVI, MKV, MPEG, FLV, MOV, etc.
2. It's the fastest WMV to MP4 Converter for Mac I have ever tried, it takes me only 20 minutes to convert a 98 minutes long WMV video, but other WMV to MP4 Converter for Mac need almost an hour to do the same job.
It's not only a Video Converter for Mac, but also an iTunes alternative, you can use it to trim, crop, cut, join, split the video, even add watermark and subtitle into the movie. For more tips about how to use it to edit DVD, please refer to this Edit Video on Mac tutorial.

Now, let's start the guide to convert WMV video to MP4 video on Mac. Import the Windows Movie Maker video into iMovie to make awesome video.

Step1. Download WMV to MP4 Converter for Mac, double click to install it, and then lunch it.

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Step2. Click menu 'File - Add Video/Audio files' to import your WMV video that saved on your Mac. You can also drag and drop the wmv video into the converter. This WMV to MP4 Converter supports batch conversion, so you can add several WMV video files at a time.

Convert WMV video to MP4 video on Mac

Step3. Select output video format. Hit the device image button, go to 'iLife' and select iMovie Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4) as output format.

Convert Windows Movie Maker video to iMovie

Step4. After the above steps, click “Convert” to start the WMV to MP4 conversion. When the conversion finished, you can click 'Open' to locate the converted MP4 video file on your Mac. And then you can drag it into iMovie for editing. That's all. It couldn't be easier to convert Windows Movie Maker video to iMovie like that.