Like most people, you may like to edit video files in Windows Live Movie Maker. If so, there may be lots of WLMP project files stored on your computer. But it 's pity that these project files can't be used widely. So if you want to play WLMP on QuickTime, iPad, iPhone, even upload to YouTube, you have to convert WLMP to MOV format for use. Next, I'll show you how to do this job effortlessly.
Windows Live Movie Maker only allows you to save WLMP project files as WMV videos. Therefore, you need to use another video converter to further convert these videos to your desirable MOV videos. Here, Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ) is highly recommended. Besides MOV, it enables you to convert videos to virtually any other video formats like MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, 3GP, VOB, ASF, etc. Most importantly, the video conversion quality and speed is very amazing.
You just follow the guide below to convert your WLMP files to MOV files step by step. Then, you can play your WLMP files as you like.
1Save WLMP files as WMV video files
You can export WLMP files to WMV video files with Windows Live Movie Maker itself. First, run Windows Live Movie Maker. Second, import your WLMP files by clicking “File -> Open project”. Third, click "File" again and select "Save movie" option to export to WMV format. Note that there are different settings, such as High-definition (720p), Widescreen (480p), or Standard-definition. You can choose what you want.
2Import video files to this WLMP to MOV video converter
Import WMV video files by clicking the button on the top-left corner of the interface. Alternatively, you can directly drag these WMV files to this app's conversion pane. It's shown as follows.
3Choose MOV as the output format
In its Output Format panel, you either open the drop-down output format list or click the format image below. And then, this app's output format window will be opened, where you need to select "Format">"Video">"MOV".
4Convert WLMP to MOV
Hit the “Convert” button on the bottom-right corner of this WLMP to MP4 video converter ’s main interface. This app will do the rest things. And now, you can see the conversion progress bars.
When the conversion is finished a few minutes later, a note will appear at the bottom-right corner of your computer’s screen. Then, you can click the Open Folder option there to find the converted MOV files. In this way, you can convert your WLMP project files to MOV video files for uses.