Right from their inception, MOV and WMV were designed to be polar opposite types of video formats. The WMV video format was designed by Microsoft and is widely used on Windows devices, while the MOV video format was designed by Apple and is equally widely used on OS X devices. The problem is that if you have MOV videos, playing them on a Windows PC can be tricky, and you might need to download QuickTime to do so.
While that may not be too big a deal personally, imagine sharing MOV video files with your friends and family and trying to get each and every one of them to download and install a new media player just to be able to play it. As you can imagine, it would be inconvenient to say the least, which is why being able to convert your MOV video files to WMV may be better in some cases.
Assuming you aren’t quite sure where to begin – the first thing that you need is the software to convert MOV to WMV. One of the best is the Movavi Video Converter, due to the fact that it is extremely intuitive and easy to use. Even if you don’t have any experience or knowledge of video formats and settings you’ll be able to quickly convert your videos and all you need to do is:
- Add the video to the Movavi Video Converter by clicking on the ‘Add Video’ button and selecting the MOV video that you want to convert.
- Open up the ‘Convert to’ list and find the ‘Video and audio formats’ section and then locate the ‘WMV’ set of presets. Choose the resolution that you feel is most applicable.
- Click the ‘Convert’ button to start the conversion process.
If you like, before or after you convert your video you could also take advantage of some of the other features of the Movavi Video Converter to enhance the video quality, add captions or watermarks, crop or rotate the video, cut or combine video segments, extract the audio, or even create an animated GIF.
Frankly speaking there are a ton of options that you could put to good use to really give your video a few final touches. Go ahead and check them out for yourself to see just how much you can get done with the Movavi Video Converter.