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2 Ways to Convert WTV to WMV on Computer

WTV file, as a recorded TV file created by Windows Media Center with the TV pack installed, it is the default recording format for Windows 7 and Vista Media Center. It is widely used to record SD or HD TV videos.

However, it is not perfect, for example, WTV file is usually very huge and they would take much more space than the usual video formats, and WTV files cannot be supported by most of media players, like most Media Players, iTunes, QuickTime, etc. What is more, many portable devices do not support WTV files, like Android Phone, Nokia, iPod, iPhone, Archos, etc, so it is not very convenient when we use it.

WMV is one famous video format which is compatible with most media players and portable devices, if you want to convert .wtv files to .wmv format.

So for watching WTV file smoothly on most players, you need to convert WTV to WMV firstly.

This page will show you 2 easy ways of converting WTV to WMV.

Convert WTV to WMV

Part 1. How to convert WTV to WMV on computer safely

Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate is the professional WTV converting software, which enables you to convert WTV to other video formats like WMV, P4, MOV, AVI, etc.

Video Converter Ultimate For Mac

1 Download and Run Aiseesoft Video Converter ultimate

Free download Aiseesoft Video Converter ultimate, install and launch it.

Video Converter Ultimate

2Load WTV file to WTV to WMV Converter

Several ways to import WTV file to this converter: Click "Add Files" button or the big plus button to add the WTV files. Even you can drag your WTV file directly to the main interface of this software.

Add WTV File

3Select WMV as the output format

Click the drop-down button of the "Convert All to", select WMV as the output format.

Output WMV

4Adjust output video effects

This step is optional, if there is need, just click the edit or clip icon to edit the video effects. You can freely set video effects, like crop the video frame to remove the unwanted edges, trim the file length, add filter effects to the video, merge several files into one, add Watermark into your video with text/image and define the text color, etc.

Edit Effects

5Convert WTV to WMV format

After all the above settings, you can click "Convert All" to start changing WTV to WMV and play the WMV files with your Windows Media Player or other players on your computer.

You can also check the video tutorial as below:

Convert Video/DVD/Audio to MP4/MP3/GIF/Midi/Digital play-button

Part 2. How to change WTV to WMV online

Another way of converting WTV to WMV is using online video converter.

When you search online WTV to WMV converters, you will notice many. They work similarly.

Here we will take Convertio, as the example to show you how to convert WTV to WMV online.

1Go to https://convertio.co/, click "From Computer" to add video file from your computer local disk. You can also drag or drop the files to this online page.

Here you are optionally allowed to upload files from "Dropbox", "Google Drive" and "URL".

When you select "URL", it means that you just need to type the URL of the online video file, and download online video to WMV directly.

Add WTV Files

2Select "WMV" as the output format from the drop-down list of "to" > "Video".

Select Output

3Click "Convert" to start to convert WTV file to WMV online.

Covert WTV File


1. It lets you add more than one WTV video file to this online site for batch converting.

2. You can save the converted file to Google Drive or Dropbox directly.

3. The converting speed may be slow because the Internet connection.

4. When you want to convert private WTV files, you should think twice because the privacy is at risk.


This post is aiming at showing you how to convert WTV to WMV for easy playback on your computer and other players. You can convert WTV to WMV on your own computer with the third-party software. You can also convert WTV to WMV online without downloading any software or plug-ins.

If you have any question, just feel free to leave your comments below.

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December 11, 2020 11:12 / Updated by to Convert Video

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