Need to convert MOV to WMV?

Quickly convert video files with Pinnacle Studio

Why convert .MOV file to .WMV file

When Apple created MOV to use with their QuickTime media player, Microsoft answered this with their format; WMV, or Windows Media Viewer. Since MOV is Apple’s proprietary format, it is mostly locked to Apple devices and software while WMV is used in Windows devices and operating system; WMV, however, also features compatibility with a few other android devices. So why should you convert a MOV to a WMV? It boils down to a single question: Are you a Mac user or a Windows user? Since both formats share similar features, quality, and compression, the question very much depends on which operating system you wish to play or edit your video. If you use Apple devices such as a Mac computer or iPhone, stick with MOV for your editing and playback. If you’re a Windows and Android user, convert your MOV file to WMV to avoid compatibility issues.

NOTE: Pinnacle Studio is Only Available for Windows OS.

How to convert MOV to WMV in Pinnacle Studio

Step 1. Open Pinnacle Studio

Open Pinnacle Studio on your PC (if you need to install Pinnacle Studio, follow the buy now link above, run the installation file, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation and setup process).

Step 2. Add your video file to the timeline

Simply drag and drop the video from the Pinnacle Studio library or your computer file explorer on to the timeline. Should you wish to crop video, trim video, or make any other edits, now is the time to do so.

Step 3. Convert video

When you’re happy with the video on the timeline, go to the Export tab in Pinnacle Studio. The default tab on the export tab is to export to file. Here you can select which file type you wish to export your video as.

Under properties, you can select the video profile to render too. To the right, under the preview pane, you can see the projected file size. Ex. If you select a 4K video format, the file size will be larger than if you export to an HD profile. Once your file type and profile are selected, you can proceed to export.

Step 4. Export video

To begin export, press the Start Export button. This will render your video to the file format of your choice. This is a quick and easy way to export and convert video from one file format to another.

Looking to convert more files to WMV?

Pinnacle Studio is more than a MOV to WMV converter. We built Pinnacle Studio to convert many file formats, including the formats below.

Pinnacle Studio is more than just a MOV to WMV converter

We designed Pinnacle Studio to do so much more than just convert files. With a wide range of features, tools, and templates, Pinnacle Studio has everything you need to create amazing videos.