Windows Movie Maker, as a powerful video editor is widely used among Windows users. Due to its popularity and simple operation, it is favored by more and more people. However, you will find it a painful experience to import MP4 to Windows Movie Maker and this problem has troubled many WMM users. Well, this is because WMM only accepts videos formatted in .WMV, .asf, .AVI, .mpe, .mpeg, .mpg, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v, .mpv2, and .wm while MP4 is incompatible with Windows Movie Maker. To get MP4 and Windows Movie Maker to play nicely, you need to convert MP4 to Windows Movie Maker friendly format like WMV first.
To transcode MP4 files to Windows Movie Maker, you're recommended to use EaseFab Video Converter. It supports creating high quality WMV video for your Windows Movie Maker, no matter what's the format of your source video files. It can convert almost any video to WMV so you can import your video to Windows Movie Maker for further editing. Below is a step-by-step guide on converting MP4 video to Windows Movie Maker compatible formats.
How to convert MP4 to Windows Movie Maker friendly video formats
Step 1: Load MP4 files to the program
After installing the video converter, launch it and click Add Video button to import the MP4 files you want to edit in Windows Movie Maker. You can lso directly drag the video files into program.
Tips: To combine all MP4 files, simply click the "Edit" menu to choose the "Merge Into One File" to combine all the added video files into one.
Step 2. Choose output format
Hit the "Profile" box and select "HD Video" > "WMV HD" on the dropdown menu as output format. You can also adjust the output resolution by clicking the Settings button. As you see, this program can also convert VOB to other formats, programs and devices, like VOB to MP4, VOB to AVI, VOB to MOV, VOB to MP3, VOB to iPad, etc. You can also click Output Folder to choose a folder to save the converted media files.
Step 3. Start converting MP4 files to Windows Movie Maker
When all is OK, just click the Convert button to start converting your MP4 videos to Windows Movie Maker compatible files. After the conversion, find your converted video clips in the destination folder and add them to Windows Movie Maker for home movie makin