DVR to WMV converter-how to convert .dvr to .wmv format?

Trying to convert a .dvr file to .wmv format but cannot find a conversion tool to do this? No worry, this post presents a step-by-step guide on how to change DVR to WMV files via using a good DVR to WMV converter.

How can I convert DVR files to WMV format?
“Hi all, as the title says: how can I convert DVR files to WMV format on my PC? I got some videos in such format from one of my friends. He recorded them using a kind of hardware device that can capture content from TV and similar ones. I’d like to edit them in Windows Movie Maker, so I’d like to convert them to WMV prior. But, which converter program can handle that kind of files? Anybody know of one? Please advice. Thank you.”

To make DVR files widely accepted by most media players and video editing programs, sometimes we need to transcode them to a format that is well supported by your computer. Here’s a quick guide telling you how to encode DVR files to WMV format via using HD Video Converter.

How to transcode DVR files to WMV format?

Software requirement
HD Video Converter
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The steps:

Step 1: Install and run DVR to WMV Video Converter. When its main interface appears, click ‘Add File’ button to load your DVR files into it.
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Useful tips:
1. This Converter supports batch conversion, so you can load multiple video files to it for conversion at a time.
2. By ticking off ‘Merge into one file’ option, you can combine the selected clips into a single file.

Step 2: Select output format
From ‘Profile’ menu, navigate to ‘General Video’ or ‘HD Video’ column to choose your required WMV format as output. This DVR Video Converter supports a wide variety of file types as output, including WMV, MP4, MOV, AVI, MPG, MKV, MPEG-2, FLV, F4V, 3GP, M4V and more.
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If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button to custom video and audio settings like resolution, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Start DVR to WMV conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start converting DVR files to WMV format.

Conversion of DVR files usually takes a long time, since they are very large with high resolution. If you don’t want to wait in front of your computer for the entire conversion process, you can tick off ‘Shut down computer after conversion’ and go away to do other things.

Ste4: Get generated WMV files
As soon as the conversion finished, you can click ‘Open’ button to locate the exported files that in your desired WMV format.

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