Why Convert MP4 to WMV format?
You need to embed a video in your PPT presentation but the video is in MP4 format? You have recorded a HD video clip with your phone and want to upload it to a website that accepts nothing but WMV video? whatever it is your reason for converting MP4 to WMV, an easy-use MP4 to WMV converter is the way out. Here is a guide on how to convert MP4 to WMV format.
I choose iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac for this short tutorial, because it never fails me with its minimal user interface and self-explanatory options. What's more, it works on all modern Mac OS X operating systems, like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard. When Apple updates its operating system, iSkysoft updates its video converter. Great!
Import MP4 files to the Mac MP4 to WMV Converter
Drag and drop your MP4 file to program window. Alternatively, you can click the "Load Media Files" to add files. It allows you to add several MP4 files at a time and convert them in batch. If you want to merge several video clips into one, you can tick the "Mrege" option.
Select the Output Format
Look for "WMV" format in the Video format category and set "WMV" as the output format.
WMV is a popular video format and can be played on a variety of devices, including Android devices. iSkysoft MP4 to WMV converter has built-in presets for various devices, and that means you just need to choose your device models if you also want to use this converter to convert video for your mobile devices.
Start Converting MP4 to WMV on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Mountain Lion Included)
Click the "Convert" button to start the conversion and the program will take care of the rest. The converted videos will work perfectly with Windows Movie Maker, Windows Media Player and other devices which support WMV video format.
If you own a Windows PC, don’t worry! iSkysoft provides users with Video Converter Ultimate for Windows. Just download Windows version and convert MP4 to WMV on your Windows PC. The conversion steps are as easy as on Mac version.
1. Add MP4 Files to the Video Converter Ultimate
Run the video converter on your Windows PC and click “Convert” tab. Go to the folder where you’ve saved the MP4 files. Drag and drop the MP4 files you want to convert to the program. The files will start loading to the program automatically.
2. Select WMV as Output Format
At the “Output Format” tab, click the small arrow to show format list. Select WMV as output format. The default setting of the WMV files works well. But you can customize the encoding setting for the WMV files if needed. Click the “Setting” button to customize video and audio parameters.
3. Start Converting MP4 to WMV
After you confirm the setting, choose a directory on your Windows PC to save the output WMV files. Then click “Convert” to begin converting MP4 to WMV.
What is MP4?
Developed by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG), MP4 comes as a new container format which allows you to combine different multimedia streams into one single file, supporting all kinds of multimedia content.
What is WMV?
WMV is short of Windows Media Video, which is used for both video streaming and downloading on the Internet. It's developed by Microsoft and is highly compatible with Windows Media Player.