Since you're here, maybe you've already confronted problems importing YouTube video into Windows Movie Maker. Yes, YouTube videos are often in .flv format, which is not supported natively by Windows Movie Maker. So what should you do? This tutorial introduces a professional yet easy-to-use tool (AllMyTube) which enables you to download YouTube video freely, and convert YouTube to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats, .e.g WMV. Here we go.
Note: this program features support for IE, Firefox, and Chrome browsers, so when installing this program, please tick them for better experience. Mac version and Windows version has almost the same functions. This article will take windows as an example.
Part1: Download YouTube video freely with AllMyTube
Step 1: Launch IE/Firefox/Chrome, search for your favorite videos on YouTube and play them.
Step 2: Two options to activate downloading YouTube Video:
1) Click Download Button floats on the right corner of the video. (Thanks to its smart sniffer to detect the videos automatically)
2)Copy the URL of the streaming videos and click the Paste URL Button on the main interface.
Step 3: Download already activated and you can view the progress bar to understand the remaining time for downloading. Just leave it behind, and go to search for more beloved YouTube videos (batch downloading is available).
Part2: Convert YouTube video to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats.
Step 1: Go to Library after downloading the YouTube videos you want. Underneath the preview window, you can get a clear idea of video name, duration, band/singer, format, etc.
Step 2: Choose all of them, and click Convert on the bottom right corner. From the pop-up window, click "Format" and choose "WMV" from "Common Video" in the dropdown list. You can change the output location to easily locate them after conversion. At last, press Ok and you're done.
With AllMyTube, successfully import YouTube video to Windows Movie Maker and create your own masterpiece.