How to Convert Window Movie Maker Video to FLV for YouTube
Q: "I made a bunch of videos on Windows Movie Maker, but when I tried to upload them to YouTube, it 'Failed'. How can I convert it to something that will work?"
A: In fact, YouTube only accepts FLV and MP4 file format but not WMV -- Windows Movie Maker video format. Most of the time when you upload an unaccepted format to YouTube, it will convert the video on its server automatically, but this process may take a long time, and the conversion may fail if the file you upload is large. In this regard, convert your Windows Movie Maker video on your computer before uploading to YouTube will be the best solution.
To process the video conversion, iOrgsoft Video Converter is the ideal program you'd need. iOrgsoft Video Converter can batch convert Windows Movie Maker WMV to YouTube FLV format flawlessly at a super fast conversion speed. Besides WMV, it also support converting various other formats such as .mpg/.avi/.mkv to .flv/.mp4 with ease. Now take a look at how to convert Windows Movie Maker video to YouTube FLV:
At the very beginning, press the "Free Trial" button below to download iOrgsoft Video Converter (or Video Converter for Mac), and then follow the instructions to install it to your computer.
Add Windows Movie Maker Videos to the Program
Launch the converter. Click "Add Files" button or directly drag-n-drop to add the Windows Movie Maker videos to the program. Since bacth conversion mode is enabled, you can add and convert multiple files at one time.
By default, you can only upload videos that are 15 minutes long. So if you want to upload a video that's longer than 15 mins and you don't want to increase your limit, you need to trim the video before uploading. To do it, just hit the "Trim" button to trim it into several segments, or click "Split" button to split it by every 15-minute duration.
Set Output Format
To upload videos to YouTube, the best-fit video format should be FLV. To convert Windows Movie Maker videos to FLV, simply open the "Profile" menu bar, locate to "Common Video" column and choose FLV as the output format.
After all the settings, now you can press the big "Start" button to launch the conversion from Window Movie Maker .wmv to YouTube .flv. When the conversion is over, you'll have no problem uploading the videos to YouTube.
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