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How to Import iPhone Videos to Windows Movie Maker

The iPhone like iPhone 6, iPhon 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, etc. is capable of capturing up to 1080p videos. You can carry around iPhone with you whereever you go, making it easy to never miss film-worthy moments. Capturing the video on the camera is just the first step. Once you have filmed everything, you will probably want to edit it before sharing with others. If you've tried to put videos taken with iPhone into Windows Movie Maker for editing, you will find the video clips will not appear. However, there is an easy way to make iPhone videos compatible with Windows Movie Maker. You just need to use a third-party program to make that happen.


As is known, the iPhones (including iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, etc.) record videos in .mov format. However, the MOV is not supported natively by Windows Movie Maker. So you need to convert the MOV to Windows Movie Maker compatible format like WMV before editing. Actually, it is pretty easy to get the work done. What you need is just a common video converter like EaseFab Video Converter. It supports creating high quality WMV video for your Windows Movie Maker, no matter what's the format of your source video files. It can convert almost any video to WMV so you can import your video to Windows Movie Maker for editing. Just download it and follow the steps below.

How to Put iPhone Videos on Windows Movie Maker

The guide below will teach you how to convert and import iPhone videos to Windows Movie Maker so you can make engaging movies with the .MOV files. Note: To begin the process, first you need to transfer your recorded videos from your iPhone to your PC.

Step 1. Load iPhone recorded MOV files to the program

After install and run the Video Converter, click "Add Video" button to load the iPhone MOV files. And you also can drag the files to this program directly.


Step 2: Choose output format

Next, one has to choose the output format as WMV. To do this, click the Profile icon on the bottom of the Software window and choose WMV from "Common Video" category. To get high output video quality, you're recommended to choose WMV-HD from "HD Video" category. If you want to make changes to the video settings like resolution, bit rate and other settings, click the Settings button at bottom.


Step 3. Convert MOV to Windows Movie Maker compatible WMV format

When everything is ready, simply click the Convert button and all the imported iPhone video files will be converted to WMV format by this MOV to Windows Movie Maker Video Converter.

Step 4. Import iPhone Videos to Windows Movie Maker

When the conversion completes, open Windows Movie Maker and click Import or Import Video on the left to import your video to the movie collection and drag and drop to the timeline for editing.

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Matthew Watt

Matthew Watt is an amateur tech enthusiast, but now a sought-after editor at EaseFab. He is responsible for writing contents on DVD, digital video, audio, software reviews, new digital contents etc. He continues enjoying painting and comics, and is currently fascinated with photography.

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