Q: “I recorded some TV shows with Windows Media center, but I found the WTV files is incompatible with iTunes. Any solution for me?”
Ever met the issue like the above user? If so, just read on to get some hints. As you know TV shows recorded with windows media center are encoded in WTV (DVR-MS on windows vista) proprietary file format, which is incompatible with iTunes; therefore, if you want to add WTV files to iTunes, you need to convert WTV to iTunes friendly file format- .mov, .mp4, or .m4v.
In fact, the process is not as difficult as it sounds as long as you have a WTV video Converter like Brorsfot WTV Video Converter in hand. The program has the ability to transcode WTV files to MP4, MOV, M4V format with fast converting speed while remaining the excellent visual quality. Besides WTV files, it can also help you encode/re-encode almost all 4K/1080p/720p HD videos including AVI, MKV, FLV, VOB, MPG, MOV, TiVo, WMV, MTS etc for iTunes.What’s more, this ideal WTV Converter is also equipped with video editing function like compress WTV video file size, trim WTV, merge several WTV files into one, crop WTV, rotate WTV video, add subtitle, watermark, effects to WTV video, remove subtitle from WTV recording file, increase WTV video volume and etc. Download it and follow the steps below to convert WTV video to iTunes.
Convert windows media center TV recording .WTV to iTunes
Step 1. Launch the WTV to iTunes converter, then head to the folder where the windows media center recording are stored, by default, the destination is user/public/recorded TV. Add the files to the program.
Step 2: Since MP4 is a optimal format for iTunes, you can click the Format bar and select H.264 MP4 from “Common Video”. If you want to add the WTV/DVR-MS to iTunes for play on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, etc., you can also directly select iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or iPod as the output format to get videos with optimized settings for your iDevices.
Step 3: The movie or TV recordings may needs a little trimming for viewing on iPod, iPad… The recorded TV shows and movies tend to have commercials, you can use the converter’s Trim feature to get rid of these.
Step 4: Click Convert button to start encoding WTV to iTunes.
After the conversion, get the output files by clicking the Open button. Now add the converted files to iTunes library for native playback or syncing.