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What is a WMV file?

WMV video files are based on Windows Media Video (wmv) codec which was created by Microsoft for their Windows Media framework. There was a series of video codecs introduced which are now being used in WMV format. This multimedia format was originally intended to be used for streaming videos over the internet like it’s competition RealVideo. But, later WMV version 9 was accepted by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and many started using it in DVD and Bluray Discs. Digital rights management feature ensures the safety of contents in WMV format. Pinnacle Studio allows all of it’s editing tools for WMV files.

How to open WMV file with Pinnacle Studio

  1. Open The Importer
    From the Import Tab select My Computer the select the folder with your WMV file(s)
  2. Import Your Files
    Select your WMV file and click the import button
  3. Edit Your WMV file(s)
    When the import is complete you can edit your file by selecting the Edit Tab. Add effects, filters, transitions, and make any other edits you want
  4. Save Your Work
    Remember to save your work before closing

Open and edit WMV files on Windows with Pinnacle Studio

Compatible with:
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 9
  • Windows 8

Pinnacle Studio lets you edit WMV files and many more formats

We created Pinnacle Studio to open and edit many file formats, including all of the following.

Try Pinnacle Studio now to open your WMV file(s), then enjoy everything else this fun and powerful video editor has to offer.