WLMP Converter to MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, MP3, FLV, etc

Open WLMP in WMP, iPad, Android, FCP, Sony Vegas,iMovie, Adobe Premiere

As a project file of Windows Live Movie Maker, WLMP is actually not a video file but a list of instructions for reproducing a final output video file from the original file and can only be played in Windows Live Movie Maker, but what if we want to further play WLMP in Windows Media Player, iPhone, iPad, Android, MP3 Player or edit WLMP in FCP, Sony Vegas, iMovie? The only option is to convert WLMP to other actual video or audio formats, like WMV, MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, MP3, WAV, etc.


This article will introduce how to save WLMP as WMV, AVI, MP4 as well as how to convert WLMP to MP4, MOV, FLV, Apple ProRes, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DV, VOB, MKV, WebM, H.265, MP3, FLAC, WAV, Apple Lossless ALAC M4A.

How to save WLMP as WMV,  or H.264 MP4 ?

If you want to save WLMP as WMV,  or H.264 MP4 simply, please follow the steps below:

  1. Step 1 Open Windows Live Movie Maker.
  2. Step 2 Click "File" > "Open Project" to open the .WLMP file
  3. Step 3 Click "File" > "Save movie" to save WLMP files as WMV videos


  1. Earlier versions of Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista only allows to save WLMP files to WMV.
  2. Windows Live Movie Maker 2012 or higher version has the default ability to export WLMP to H.264 MP4 as well as WMV or DV AVI.
  3. To open WLMP files on Mac for play or edit, first you need to export WLMP file to a video file with Windows Live Movie Maker, then convert them to Mar more compatilbe MP4, QuickTime MOV, or Apple ProRes etc.



If you want to convert WLMP exported WMV to MP4 or convert WLMP exported WMV/MP4 to MOV, AVI, Apple ProRes, FLV, RMVB, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DV, VOB, WebM, H.265, MKV, MP3, WAV, FLAC, M4A, OGG etc, you need a third WLMP converter, Avdshare Video Converter is your best choice undoubtedly.

With Avdshare Video Converter in hand, all problems happening during opening, playing WLMP or converting WLMP files or editing WLMP video, like the following ones, will be solved once for all.

  1. I am trying to save WLMP file to MOV but unsuccessfully, what program do I need to save WLMP file to MOV?
  2. I want to play my WLMP file on my iPhone or iPad, can I? I tried but failed, is there some solution to playing WLMP file on iPhone or iPad?
  3. I am disappointed to find out WLMP can not be opened in Windows Media Player, is there some other player I can download to play WLMP files except Windows Live Maker? Or is there some converter I can download to convert WLMP to other formats and then play in Windows Media Player?
  4. Who has succeeded in converting WLMP to Apple ProRes to edit WLMP in Final Cut Pro? What converter have you used?
  5. How to convert WLMP to MP4 to edit in iMovie or convert WLMP to DV, MPG, FLV to edit in Adobe Premiere or Sony Vegas?

WLMP Converter - Avdshare Video Converter Step by Step Guide

Below will show you the detailed WLMP Converter step by step guide by taking converting WLMP to MOV as the example.

Make Preparation: Free download WLMP Converter


Free download the professional WLMP Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.


Step 1 Import WLMP files

Click "Add file" button to load WLMP file(s) to Avdshare Video Converter. Batch converting WLMP files is also supported by Avdshare Video Converter.



Step 2 Set profile as QuickTime MOV or Apple ProRes MOV

Click "Profile" button to choose your needed format as your targeted output format, such as QuickTIme MOV from the "General Video" category or Apple ProRes MOV from "HD Video" category.

Tips: If you want to convert WLMP to audio formats, like MP3, WAV, FLAC, etc, you need to select the output audio format from "General Audio" or "Lossless Audio" category


Step 3 Convert WLMP to MOV

Click "Convert" button to completing converting WLMP to MOV.