How To Convert MP4 Video Formats To WMV Video Formats

by Sachin

Part 1: Introduction:

MP4 is one of the most commonly used video format but a number of times; your Windows-based device may not support playing the file due to codec issue. Moreover, for editing and creating customized videos, MP4 is not an ideal format to use. In the above mention and several other occasions, need to convert MP4 to Windows-based WMV format arises. A good online or a desktop-based program can be used for converting your files in decent quality and in a simple manner.

Part 2: Online tool to convert MP4 to WMV

Looking for a simple solution for converting your MP4 videos to WMV format? Online UniConverter is just the right choice as this free online tool supports all common formats for conversion and requires no software download or installation. The interface is simple where you can add local MP4 videos and convert them to an array of popular video and audio formats including WMV. Earlier known as, the program also has an option to get the process completion notification on your mail after signing up. Save converted files on your PC or directly to the Dropbox account.

Steps to convert MP4 to WMV using Online UniConverter

Step 1: On your system browser run the online To add the local MP4 video, click on the + sign. You can even drag and drop the videos.

Step 2: After videos are added, it’s time to select the target format. Open the options at Convert all files to: tab and choose MP4 from the Video list.

Step 3: Click on the CONVERT button to initiate the file conversion process.

Part 3: Professional converter for batch converting MP4 to WMV

Online tools are simple programs but if you are looking for quality conversions then desktop-based software like Wondershare UniConverter is the best choice. This complete video-toolbox is an excellent conversion tool with support to over 1000 formats results in lossless quality files. No need to sit back and process one file at a time as batch processing is supported by the software to save your time and efforts. Additional features include adding files directly from a device, video editing, video transfer, video download, recording, and others.

Steps to batch convert MP4 to WMV using Wondershare UniConverter

Step 1: Add files to be converted

Launch the Wondershare software on your system and load the MP4 files to be converted by clicking on the +Add Files button on the Convert tab. Multiple files can be added. Option for drag and drop is also there.

After the files are added, use one of the icons under the thumbnail image to crop, cut, add effects and perform other editing options.

Step 2: Choose WMV as the target format

At the top-right corner, click and open the drop-down menu at Convert all files to: tab to check all the supported formats. From the Video list, choose WMV format. Also, select the output file resolution from the available options.

Step 3: Convert MP4 to WMV

Finally, to batch convert the added videos, click on the Convert All button. The files after the process completion will save at the desktop location selected at the Output tab.

Part 4: Difference between online and desktop software

There are several differences between online and desktop based programs. Some of the major ones are listed in the below table.

Features /Tools Online Converter Desktop-based converter
Internet dependence







Format supports



Supports popular formats



Supports almost all formats and file types


File size limitation



Yes, the majority of the online tools have a file size limitation



No, there is no restriction to the file size that can be added for the conversion

Batch Conversion



Majority of the tools allow converting one file at a time without any option for batch processing



Batch processing for converting multiple files supported


Conversion speed



Slow and internet speed dependent




Additional features



Does not support additional features and functions



Supports an array of functions and features like file editing, transfer, recording, download, and others


Part 5: Wondershare as a company

Wondershare is a renowned software-based public listed company that has released several software and other programs aimed at getting all types of tasks done related to video and audio files. Wondershare UniConverter discussed above is one of its major program that is capable of performing multiple functions like video conversion in over 1000 formats, video download from more than 10,000 sites, video editing, recording, transfer, and others. If you are majorly searching for video editing in a professional manner then Wondershare Filmora is a good tool to use.



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