WMV seems to be a pesky video format for Apple customers, including Mac users and iPad users. Though WMV is a quite hot video format developed by Microsoft, it is not compatible with Apple products. So if you want to edit WMV files in iMovie or orgnize them in iTunes, you need to convert WMV to a Apple supported format like MP4 first.
This article is specially written down to guide you in converting WMV to MP4 on Mac step by step. First of all, you need to download a professional app like iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac for help. The Mac converter provides fast conversion speed as well as loss-less output quality. For using video in devices like iPhone, iPod or iPad, or apps including iMovie, the smart converting tool even offers some optimized presets to make your conversion simpler.
Here you can follow the WMV to MP4 Mac conversion guide. All major Mac OS X operating systems are supported, like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard.
Load WMV files to the WMV to MP4 converter Mac
Drag and drop WMV files to the app. Or you can go to the "File" menu, choose "Load Media Files" to locate the WMV files you want to add. The app supports batch conversion, so you can add more than one file at a time.
Select MP4 as the output format
Now go to the format tray and click MP4 format icon in the Video category to set as the output format.
If you want to import the output video to Apple devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone and more for convenient playback, you can choose according to which Apple devices you have. No manually settings required.
Video Editing (Optional)
Before you start your WMV to WP4 Mac conversion , you can also edit the WMV files as you wish, get some effects or trim unwanted parts for example. Detailed info: Video Converter for Mac Guide.
Start WMV to MP4 Mac conversion (Mavericks and Mountain Lion supported)
Hit the "Convert" button to start converting WMV files to MP4 format. During conversion, you can let this Mac Video Converter automatically run background and enjoy surfing on the Internet.
iSkysoft Video Converter for Mac additionally can convert standard video formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MPG, MPEG, MOV, TS, FLV, etc. and HD video like AVCHD(MTS/M2TS), AVCHD Lite, MOD/TOD, HD WMV, HD TS, etc. This video converter also supports audio extraction and audio conversion among MP3, AAC, AC3, etc. Optimized presets for iPod, iPad, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, PSP, iMovie, etc. It is perfectly compatible with Mac OS X (Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion included).