This post introduces a way of converting Canon PowerShot G3X video to WMV for editing in Windows Movie Maker flawlessly. If you are facing issues working with PowerShot G3X video in Windows Movie Maker, you can follow it to help yourself out.
In some cases, you will need to convert camera recordings from one format to another so that you can use them in your editing program fluidly. For a quick and smooth Canon G3X workflow with Windows Movie Maker, you might need to convert G3X video to Windows Movie Maker format (e.g. WMV) before start. Depending on which file formats you’re converting, you might need to install additional software from Microsoft or other companies. Here in this post, we would like to display how to convert PowerShot G3X video to WMV for use in Windows Movie Maker with excellent quality via using third party software called HD Video Converter.
About HD Video Converter
As the name implies, the HD Video Converter is a reliable and powerful converter tool developed for the purpose of converting/transcoding High Definition and HD-camera/camcorder videos to whatever format you need, so that the produced files can be used in NLEs for further editing (e.g. Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, FCP, iMovie, FCE, and DaVinci Resolve), or be viewed on popular devices like iPad mini 2, iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Note 4, Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Galaxy S5, Kindle Fire HDX, Google Nexus, WD TV, PS3, Xbox 360, and more for personal entertainment.
How to get Windows Movie Maker to work with Canon G3X?
As we mentioned above, to be able to edit Canon G3X footage in Windows Movie Maker, you will need to convert the footage to WMV before editing. To do format conversion, please follow these steps:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter as a professional Canon G3X Video Converter. Once the main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to import your camera media.
Step 2: Select output format for Windows Movie Maker
From ‘Profile’ list, choose ‘General Video’ > ‘WMV – Windows Media Video (*.wmv)’ as target format or choose ‘HD Video’ > ‘HD WMV Video (*.wmv)’ as output format.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Start Canon G3X video to WMV conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ button to start transcoding Canon G3X footage to WMV for Window Movie Maker.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the generated WMV files for editing with Windows Movie Maker.
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