Tips on Editing H.265/HEVC videos in Windows Movie Maker

Summary: Looking for some efficient ways to make H.265/HEVC videos editable in Windows Movie Maker? Follow this article to learn how to import H.265/HEVC file to Windows Movie Maker without trouble.

HEVC, short for High Efficiency Video Coding, is a new standard for video compression developed by the ISO and ITU-T. It is said to double the data compression ratio compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC at the same level of video quality. However, for newbies, it is difficult for them to figure out how to transfer H.265/HEVC videos to Windows Movie Maker or other NLEs/Media Players since this codec is not widely supported. This article will offer an ideal workaround for users to edit H.265/HEVC videos in Windows Movie Maker.

Overall, we need a professional third-party video exporters to do a favor since Windows Movie Maker hardly supports H.265/HEVC codec natively. Luckily, Brorsoft Video Converter can help you achieve the goal which is designed for encoding and decoding H.265/HEVC videos. With it, users can freely transocde H.265/HEVC videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly format, like WMV. Moreover, it also supplies a lot of common video output formats so that users can encode H.265/HEVC to MP4, MOV, MKV, MPEG-2 for editing and playing on PC. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below start conversion.
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How to Transcode H.265/HEVC files to WMV for Windows Movie Maker

Step 1: Load original files

Click "Add" button on the main interface to load your H.265/HEVC files once you set up the professional video converter on your PC. (Drag&Drop function is included.)



Step 2: Select output format

Press the Format box and select HD Video > WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu as output format. Besides, you can also choose Divx HD(*.avi) as output if there is no .wmv codec installed on your PC.



Tip: If necessary, you can adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3: Start Conversion

After settings, tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start H.265/HEVC to Windows Movie Maker conversion.

Once the conversion completes, you can get the encoded files via "Open" panel. Now, it is much easier for you to import and edit H.265/HEVC files in Windows Movie Maker.

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