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WLMP File – How to Convert/Play/Edit WLMP Video Freely

"I use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit one recorded video, but the exported WLMP project cannot be supported with my iPad. What WLMP video player can be supported?"

When you use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit video and export the WLMP project file, you may suffer from some problems to play the WLMP file on common player or editor or upload it to online sites like YouTube. In this page, we will share you some tips to use WLMP file freely on your device.


Part 1. What is WLMP file

If you are familiar with WLMP, then just skip this part. First question, what is WLMP video or file? WLMP, is the project file created by Windows Live Movie Maker, a program that allows you to create your own movies and slideshows. WLMP file is not a video file, but a project file (file extension of .wlmp) that contains video transitions, music, effects, etc. WLMP project file can be exported to WMV and burned to DVDs, so that you can use the video freely on more devices.

You can open WLMP file with Windows Live Movie Maker directly. But if you want to play or open the WLMP file on other devices, you may find it is impossible. So for using WLMP file, the first thing you need to do is to export WLMP file as WMV video file.

Part 2. Save WLMP as WMV with Windows Live Movie Maker

After you make the movie with Windows Live Movie Maker, you could click "File" > "Save Movie File…" > "My computer" > "Next" to rename the movie and select the place to save the movie > "Next" to select the quality of the video file > "Next" to start to convert the WLMP file to WMV.

Convert WLMP File to WMV

In this step, you could change WLMP to WMV, then you could use WLMP file in the following parts.

Part 3. Convert WLMP to MP4/MOV/AVI/MP3, etc.

From the above description, you may know that Windows Live Movie Maker can help you convert WLMP to WMV. However, how do you put WLMP file on your iPhone or iPad for playback? So here, you need WLMP converter to help you convert WLMP files.

WLMP converter online

The first free way you may consider is to convert WLMP file online. There are various online video converter, most of them support WMV file converting. Here, we will take http://www.zamzar.com/ as the example to show you convert WLMP to MP4, MOV, MP3, etc.

Step 1 Go to http://www.zamzar.com/ with your browser.

Step 2 Choose the WLMP exported WMV file from your computer.

Step 3 Select the output format, here, you can see this online video converter supports 3GP, FLV, MP4, MOV, MP3, WAV, etc.

Step 4 Enter your email address to receive the converted files, and click "Convert" to start to convert WLMP file.

Convert WLMP File Online

Convert WLMP file on your computer for free

Online video converter gives you free experience, but the converting speed and uploading and downloading speed are limited by your own internet greatly. Free Video Converter will help you to make WLMP conversion.

Step 1 Download, install, and run this software on your computer.

Step 2 Click "Add File" to add WMV file or files.

Step 3 Select the output formats from "Profile" to convert WMV to MP4, AVI, FLV, MOV, MKV, MP3, etc.

Convert WMV File

Part 4. WLMP file player

You can play WLMP file with Windows Live Movie Maker. Beyond that, you have to export WLMP as WMV to play on your own player.


VLC is the free media player that enables you to play WMV video file. You just need to open VLC on your computer, and then drag the WMV file or files, then click the "Play" button to start to play WMV video files.

Play WLMP File with VLC

Free Media Player

Free Media Player is another free video and audio player. It supports over 300 video and audio formats' playing on your computer.

Run this software on your computer, and click "Open File" to load WMV file to star to play WMV file.

Play WLMP File

Part 5. WLMP editor

Windows Live Movie Maker is the movie editor to edit your WLMP files. It allows you to clip video file, adjust video effects and add video transition. If you need more editing apart from the editing effects from Windows Live Movie Maker, you have to turn to other free video editing tools.

Free Video Editor

Free Video Editor is the free video editing software that watermark, rotate, flip, crop video files.

Firstly, free download this freeware here. Install and run it on your Windows or Mac computer.

Step 1 Select one editing feature in the main interface, like "Rotate".

Step 2 Click "Add File" to import WMV file. Then you can rotate, crop, effect and watermark video as you like.

Edit WLMP File

This page focuses on the main usage of WLMP in life. More advices about WLMP file will be welcome to help more users like you.

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