As one of the most popular video editing programs in the Windows operating system, Windows Movie Maker has received a lot of praises. If you have some MKV files, chances are you want to edit MKV files in Windows Movie Maker to create a home movie. When you try to do this, you’ll find it’s very difficult to do the job. Well, does Windows Movie Maker support MKV files? Here is my answer. MKV is not one of the Windows Movie Maker supported formats.
But what if you really want to use MKV files with Windows Movie Maker? Luckily, this problem is easy to solve – all you h ave to do is to convert the MKV videos to a more editing-friendly format, e.g. WMV, AVI for Windows Movie Maker. Along with some help from third-party program like Brorsoft Video Converter, you can easily get the job done.
Converting MKV to Windows Movie Maker compatible format with Brorsoft Video Converter is simple as ABC. First of all, free download the program. install and run it. t 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 like MKV, AVI, VOB, MPG, FLV, TiVo, etc. 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. Here is how to do it.
How to Convert MPG to Windows (Live) Movie Maker
1. Import MKV files
Click the Add button to load MKV files to the program from your computer. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.
2. Select the output format
Hit the Format box and select HD Video –>WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu as output format. Besides, you can also choose Divx HD(*.avi) as output if you have not installed the .wmv codec.
3. Start conversion
Simply click the Convert button to start converting MKV video to Windows Movie Maker friendly video formats.
Additional features of this MKV to Windows Movie Maker converter:
1. You can check the “Merge into one” box to join multiple video clips together.
2. If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
3. You can edit the MKV video before transcoding to WMV for WMM program. Just click “Edit” button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark, adjust effect and embed subtitles to the videos which you will convert.
4. With it, you can also convert MPG to MOV, MP4, AVI, FLV, etc. for different video/audio players. Meanwhile, this video app enables you to change MPG to editable format for Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Avid Studio, Magix Movie Edit Pro and more other NLE.
Within several minutes, the conversion would be finished and you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. And then you can import the converted MKV files to Windows Movie Make for editing via its “Import video” option.