Trying to load OBS FLV files into Windows Movie Maker but failed? If so, you may wish to read this thread. It presents a way of converting OBS FLV videos to WMV/DV AVI for use in Movie Maker smoothly.
Unable to import OBS FLV files to Windows Movie Maker, how to fix?
“Hi, all, I have OBS FLV files which I want to upload onto YouTube. YouTube accepts the .flv file format and I should be able to upload it without any extra work. However, before that, I want to edit the OBS FLV files in Windows Movie Maker to cut out unnecessary transitions and add in sound effects. Unfortunately, WMM doesn’t supports importing OBS .flv files. What should I do to make Movie Maker recognize OBS .flv files? Please suggest a solution. Thanks a lot.”
Windows Movie Maker, your default video editing software on Windows machines, supports importing .avi, .mp2, .wmv, and a couple other formats, but not .flv. If you want to bring OBS FLV media into Movie Maker for editing, you will need to process format conversion. HD Video Converter is one of the programs and services that can change one format into another. Read on to discover a short tutorial on how to convert OBS FLV to WMV/DV AVI format for use in WMM via using this converter app.
[Guide] How to encode OBS .flv video to WMV/DV AVI for editing in WMM smoothly?
Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter
You may try these steps and check if that helps.
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter as a professional OBS FLV Converter for Movie Maker. Once the main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to import your camera media.
Step 2: Select WMV/DV AVI as output format for Windows Movie Maker
1) Convert OBS FLV to WMV for 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.
2) To transcode OBS FLV video to DV AVI for Movie Maker
Click ‘Profile’ list to select ‘DV AVI NTSC Video (*.avi)’ or ‘DV AVI PAL Video (*.avi)’ as output format depending on your source video mode.
Step 3: Start OBS FLV video files to WMV/DV AVI conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ button to start transcoding OBS FLV video files to WMV/DV AVI for Window Movie Maker.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the generated WMV/DV AVI files which are ready for editing in Windows Movie Maker.
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