How to Import an iPhone Video into Windows Movie Maker

Most of you love to your iPhone to shoot videos. Before uploading them to YouTube or posting on Facebook, you may want to edit them first. However, you may find it painful experience to put iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker for further editing? What’s matter? Read on to find the reason and get the quick way to fix the problem.

The iPhone (including iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, etc.) records in MPEG-4 and outputs its files as .MOV or .MP4 files (the container). Files are compressed using the h.264 codec (as opposed to AAC or Xvid and DivX usually found in .AVI containers). So the files you are getting out of iPhone are suited to be delivered as is, which is usually not what you want. To make iPhone videos compatible with Windows Movie Maker, the easy option is to convert your videos to either WMV or AVI. Then you can easily import the recored iPhone video into Windows Movie Maker, edit ,and do anything you want there.

To convert iPhone video to work with Windows Movie Maker smoothly, you’re recommended to use EaseFab Video Converter. It supports creating high quality WMV video for your Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, 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 editing. Plus, it comes with all regular video editing tools like Trim, Crop, Effect, Subtitle, Watermark. For basic video editing tasks, you can even replace your Windows Movie Maker with it. The program can also help you convert any video to seamlessly fit Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more.

Guide: How to convert and import iPhone video to Windows Movie Maker

Note: To begin the process, first you need to transfer your recorded videos from your iPhone to your PC.

Step 1: After install and run the Video Converter, click “Add Video” button to load the iPhone MOV files. And you also can drag the files to this program directly.

Step 2: Next, one has to choose the output format as WMV. To do this, click the Profile icon on the bottom of the Software window and choose WMV from “Common Video” category. To get high output video quality, you’re recommended to choose WMV-HD from “HD Video” category. If you want to make changes to the video settings like resolution, bit rate and other settings, click the Settings button at bottom.

Step 3: Hit the Convert button and all the imported iPhone video files will be converted to WMV format by this MOV to Windows Movie Maker Video Converter.

Step 4. Import iPhone Videos to Windows Movie Maker

When the conversion complete, open Windows Movie Maker and click Import or Import Video on the left to import your video to the movie collection and drag and drop to the timeline for editing.

Related Articles and Tips:

How to Import iPhone videos to Premiere Pro
How to Work With iPhone Videos in Sony Vegas Pro
How to Get iPhone videos into Final Cut Pro

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One Response to How to Import an iPhone Video into Windows Movie Maker

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