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1. WMV Converter
2. Convert from WMV
3. Convert to WMV
4. Play WMV
5. Edit WMV
6. About WMV

iMovie is a video editing tool for Mac OS without using some very high expertise for video creating and editing. It is used by common people in order to create their own videos. But you should know that iMovie only supports these video formats: MPEG-2, VCHD, DV-Standard and HDV (High Definition Video), MEPG-4 files. As you see the WMV videos are not supported by iMovie. You need to convert WMV files into an iMovie friendly format first in order to import them to iMovie.

If the video format  is included in the above list, simply import video to iMovie through File > Import. Unfortunately, many popular video formats such as AVI, WMV and FLV are not supported by iMovie. To import  videos in incompatible formats to iMovie, you need to convert them to an iMovie friendly format first. The following is a step by step tutorial about how to convert WMV to MPEG-4. For the other formats (AVI, MPG, FLV, MKV, etc.), the converting process is generally the same. Now see how to convert video for importing to iMovie.

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Part 1: How to Import WMV to iMovie

The iSkysoft Video Converter is a fast conversion software while keeping a high video quality for your files. After you convert the WMV file, you can import it into iMovie. Next, it's a step-by-step instruction to convert and import WMV to iMovie on Mac. For Windows users, the steps are similar.

Step 1. Load the video file
Click "Add File" button in order to browse your WMV video file in your hard-drive and to load the video. When added, a list of imported files will be shown in the program window.

Step 2. Choose the output format
You can convert the WMV video file in more than 150 formats. All you have to do is to select a preset format from the output format list. Select iMovie profile in the output format area.

Step 3. Start the conversion
After you have chosen your desired format, press the Convert button to start converting your WMV video. You will see the green progress bar starts.

Step 4. Import the converted file WMV to iMovie.
Launch iMovie, go to File > Import movies". Select the converted MP4 video then click >import. That's it! Now you can edit or your videos in iMovie. Enjoy making your own movies!

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Video tutorial: How to import video files such as WMV, M2TS, AVI, and so on into iMovie


Part 2: How to Convert iMovie Video to WMV

This time, let's use the Windows version of iSkysoft Video Converter Ultimate to have a try. Mac users can follow the steps presented above.

Step 1. Import your iMovie files
Click on the "Add Files" button to add video files or click on the "Load DVD" button to import DVD movies, DVD folders, ISO files or IFO files. When added, a list of imported files will be shown in the program window.

Step 2. Select the WMV output format
You can choose the WMV format from over 150 formats. In order to find the WMV preset quickly, you can click the search button and input keyword to search. Simply select the WMV preset format from the output format list.

Step 3. Start Converting your video file
Simply press the Convert button at bottom to start converting. You will see the green progress bar starts in the item bar immediately. After finishing the conversion, you will be informed by a message.

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Part 3: Know More about iMovie

Even if it is the most popular video editing tool for Mac Os, iMovie only supports MPEG-2, VCHD, DV-Standard and HDV (High Definition Video), MEPG-4 video formats.

As you see the WMV videos are not supported by iMovie. You need to convert WMV files into an iMovie friendly format first in order to import them to iMovie.


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Ivan Cook
You need to import converted videos to iMovie, just as the Step 4 displays.
slb
I would love some help…. i converted some movie clips with the iskysoft video converter successfully but they don\'t show up in iMovie. any ideas?
Oubliette
Get real guys, you have to PAY for good software such as this. Well worth the money.

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