The Easiest Way to Convert MOV to WMV


If you are using a Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP computer, you must be familiar with WMV. It is very compatible with Windows Media Player, so when you want to watch a WMV movie, the built-in player can work perfectly to play the WMV file. On the contrary, if you are Mac user, when you want to play video on Mac OS X MacBook Pro/Air, your favorite format actually is MOV. However, you may find that you can't play MOV video on Windows PC, what should you do?


MOV is a computer video format used natively by Apple's QuickTime multimedia player. QuickTime uses it to save video and audio information, and it can provide a high-quality and high-definition video/audio effect.


WMV (Windows Media Video) is the name of a series of video codecs and their corresponding video coding formats developed by Microsoft. It supports many Window-based applications and devices, and you can handily play WMV video with Windows Media Player, Xbox, PS3, Zune, Sony Walkman, Blackberry and more.

How to convert MOV to WMV

Let's return to the initial question of how to play QuickTime MOV on Windows computer. Maybe you are looking for a good player, but you never find the media player suits all your MOV files. Finally, you will notice that the best solution is to convert .mov to .wmv. So in the following parts, we will introduce the easiest way to convert format between MOV and WMV. First, you should download and install the Free MOV to WMV Converter.

1 Launch MOV file to WMV video converter on PC

After installing this free MOV to WMV converting software, open it on your Window computer.

Add MOV video files

2 Add MOV file

Click the "Add File" button on the top list. It enables you to add MOV file(s) or folder. In the pop-up window, choose the QuickTime video you want to convert and click "Open" to import it to the converter.

3 Check MOV video

It will show you the basic information of loaded video in the interface, so you can make sure you import the right MOV file. You can also click "Play" button to preview the video.

Select WMV format

4 Select output format

Click "Profile" and select WMV as the output format from the "Profile" drop-down list.

5 Convert MOV movie to WMV video

Click "Browse" and choose the destination folder for the converted video, and then tap "Convert" to start the MOV to WMV conversion.

Within a few seconds, the original MOV video will be converted to WMV file without any quality loss. Then you can play the video on your Windows computer.

More features of this software you may want to know

  • 1. As the powerful video converting software, it allows you to convert any video for free. For instance, you can easily convert MP4 to AVI and even change YouTube video to MP4.
  • 2. This MOV to WMV Converter can work as a useful video editor to help you to edit your video and adjust its effects. For example, you are free to trim the video to get the needed segments and merge several clips into a complete video.
  • 3. It provides a build-in player which enables you to preview the source and output video in the preview window. It's very convenient.

If you want to get more converting or editing functions, you can upgrade this MOV to WMV Converter. After that, you are able to:

  • ➤ Convert regular video to 4K video.
  • ➤ Change regular 2D movie to 3D video.
  • ➤ Add personal watermark to the output video.

If you have saved VOB file on your computer, but want to share on YouTube, here you could get the way to convert VOB to WMV.

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December 27, 2016 05:47 / Posted by to Video
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