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How to Convert MOV to WMV

There are dozens of media codecs and containers out there, because every technology company wants to create the next standard file format for video and audio compression. As a result, incompatibility between files and playback software or devices is a widespread problem, not just for movie fans and video bloggers but for regular users as well.

The MOV video format, which was developed by Apple for its QuickTime Player, sometimes comes into conflict with Windows-based PCs and devices if the required codecs are not installed. The easiest solution is to convert MOV files into WMV (Windows Media Video) format, which was designed by Microsoft. To do this, all you need is Movavi Video Converter, which converts files from MOV to WMV and WMV to MOV plus many other formats as well. The software supports most file types and codecs, so you can forget about problems with incompatibility.

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Step 1: Install MOV to WMV Converter

Use the link above to download the software. Double-click the file when the download is complete, then follow the Installation Wizard steps.

Step 2: Open Files for Conversion

Step 2 - Open Video.

To add files for conversion, click Add Video, locate the MOV videos you want to convert, and open them. You can process multiple files simultaneously with Movavi Video Converter.

Step 3: Specify the Output File Type and Set the Output Folder

Step 3 - Choose Preset

Open the Convert to list, navigate to More presets for formats > WMV, and choose the WMV preset with the resolution that best fits your needs.

Change the Destination folder in the corresponded box if necessary.

Step 4: Start Converting from MOV to WMV

Step 4 - Start Conversion

To change the files from MOV to WMV, click the Convert button. You can check the conversion status by looking at the progress bar.

Most media formats supported by Movavi Video Converter can be encoded in both directions, so you can convert video from WMV format to MOV as well. You can check out another step-by-step tutorial on WMV conversion.

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