Best way to encode WLMP files to WMV, MP4, MOV format for easily playing and editing

Summary: This article will teach you how to save or convert your project file of Windows Live Movie Maker(.wlmp) to WMV, MP4, MOV so that you can play or edit WLMP files without problem.

What is .WLMP

.WLMP is a movie project file created by Windows Live Movie Maker which is known as a program that allows users to create their own movies and slideshows with, music, effects, etc. In fact, .WLMP is not a video file, but a movie project. That is to say, except Windows Live Movie Maker, it cannot be played by other common players. Then how can we change .WLMP file to WMV/MP4/MOV video formats for playing and sharing? Currently, there are two ways for you to follow.

Method One: Export .wlmp as WMV or MP4 via Windows Live Movie Maker panel

1. Launch Windows Live Movie Maker;
2. Click File -> Open Project to import the .wlmp project file;
3. Go to File -> Save Movie -> For Computer to save the Windows Live Movie Maker project file as WMV format.

Important Tip: If you are using Windows Live Movie Maker 2012 or above version, you can also get MP4 output file besides WMV.


Method Two: Transcode WMV files to MP4, MOV via Brorsoft Video Converter

Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended to you which is professional on dealing with WLMP WMV videos to MOV, MP4, AVI or other video formats for easily playing and editing. In addition, it directly offers special output profiles for portable devices and NLEs. Now, download the program and follow the guide below to learn how to transcode WLMP WMV videos to MP4, MOV.


How to Convert WLMP movie file to MP4, MOV format

STEP 1. Add the original exported WLMP movie (in WMV format)

Launch the program and click "Add" button to load WMV files you want to convert. You also can simply drag&drop the files to the software's window list directly.



STEP 2. Select output format

You can choose MOV/MP4 formats in "Common Video" column as the output format. Or directly go to portable devices output column to choose your devices version.



Tip: If the default settings do not meet your demands, you also can customize video and audio output parameters, such as resolution, bit rate, audio channel, etc in "Settings" panel.

STEP 3. Start Conversion

Just click "Convert" to encode WMV to MP4, MOV. The conversion windows will pop up immediately.

When the conversion completes, click Open button to get the converted video files for easy playing, editing, and sharing.