Converting iPhone Videos to Edit in Windows Movie Maker

The Apple iPhone camera features are impressive for a camera phone which you can use to record videos in a very convenient way. When you took some fantastic videos, sure you want to share with your friends and families or uploading to the online websites. Before sharing, you may want to edit iPhone videos. However, you may find it a painful experience to put iPhone videos on Windows Movie Maker. What’s matter? How to fix the issue? Read on to find it out.

The iPhone (including iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, 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 those videos into Windows Movie Maker, edit ,and do anything you want there.

To get the work done, here we need a workable video conversion program to convert iPhone video files to Windows Movie Maker formats. Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended to help you achieve your goal smoothly. With it, you can convert any video files including MOV, MP4, VOB, AVI, MPG, MPEG, etc. to seamlessly fit Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more.

If you’re having problems with editing iPhone videos in Windows Movie Maker and other editors, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it from here.

Step by step guide to convert iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker:

  • Free download Brorsoft Video Converter, install and run it, then click “File” to add source iPhone video files, or you could simply drag-and-drop the file.

  • Click Format bar and choose “HD Video” > “WMV HD(*.wmv)” as the output video format. AVI is also the choice.

  • 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.

  • Click “Convert” button to convert iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly format, after the conversion is finished, you can access converted files by click “Open”.

You’re done! Now you can easily open and edit iPhone videos in Windows Movie Maker without problems.