How to Download YouTube Videos to Windows Movie Maker

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 two professional yet easy-to-use tools (AllMyTube and Video Converter Ultimate) which enables you to download and convert online YouTube videos or convert your local YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats such as WMV. Then you can import YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker without any hassle. Let's check them out.

Note: You can check what formats Windows Movie Maker support from here.

Wondershare AllMyTube-download and convert YouTube to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats

Wondershare AllMyTube

An all-in-one tool to download and convert YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats

  • Download YouTube videos with a 3X faster speed
  • One click to download YouTube playlists in batches
  • Convert videos to various formats include WMV, AVI, MP4 etc
  • Task scheduler, video player and manager

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How to Download YouTube to WMV with Wondershare AllMyTube

Step 1. Install the Wondershare AllMyTube


Get this smart tool from the following download link and install it. After quick installation, just open it to get ready.

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Step 2. Download YouTube videos


Go to YouTube to find videos you like and play them. There are two ways to download the videos.

1) Click the Download Button floats on the right corner of the video.

2) Copy the URL of the streaming videos and click the Paste URL Button on the main interface.

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Step 3. Convert YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats


Go to the Finished library after downloading the YouTube videos you want and click Convert on the right. From the pop-up window, click Format and choose WMV in the dropdown list. At last, press Ok and it's done.

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Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate-convert local YouTube to Windows Movie Maker friendly formats

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

Convert all kinds of videos to various formats in the easist way

  • Convert local videos to 158 formats including WMV, MOV, AVI and others
  • Enable you to edit the videos as you want
  • Burn videos to DVD easily

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How to Convert Local YouTube to WMV for example with Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

Step 1. Install the converter


Download the right version of the program to fit your computer. And open it after installation.

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Step 2. Import local YouTube videos


Drag and drop your local YouTube videos to the file tray or click Add Files to import videos.

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Step 3. Convert YouTube videos to WMV


Choose WMV from the Output Format column on the right and click Convert on the bottom right.

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