Summary: What do to if Windows Movie Maker can not recognize Nikon D610 footage as import natively? Go to find an answer to this question in this post. It explains how to transcode Nikon D610 MOV files to WMV for working with Windows Movie Maker smoothly.
Is it possible to import and edit Nikon D610 footage in Windows Movie Maker natively?
The Nikon D610 camera shoots movies in MOV recording format, encoding with H.264 compression codec. If you intend to edit D610 H.264 files natively in Windows Movie Maker, you may encounter problems one or another. That’s because H.264 is a highly compressed format, which is good for capture and delivery, but not quite suitable enough for editing. To be able to make D610 H.264 movies editable in Windows Movie Maker without glitches, you will need to convert Nikon D610 H.264 MOV to an intermediate codec that is well compatible with Windows Movie Maker, such as WMV. If your concerns are ease of use and lossless output quality without audio and video out of sync issues, we would recommend Video Converter program, which works well as a Nikon D610 MOV Video Converter.
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How to encode Nikon D610 H.264 MOV to WMV for use in Windows Movie Maker?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Run Video Converter as a professional Nikon D610 MOV Video Converter. Once the main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to import your D610 media.
Step 2: Select ‘HD Video’ > ‘HD WMV Video (*.wmv)’ as output format for Windows Movie Maker.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Start D610 H.264 MOV to WMV Conversion for Windows Movie Maker
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to begin format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, click ‘Open Folder’ to get the generated WMV files for use in Windows Movie Maker.
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