Convert WMV to MOV

How to convert WMV to MOV using Converterlite. Converting WMV to MOV is a common search query so the following identifies  how to convert your WMV files using our free and simple software.

What is an WMV file?

Windows Media Video is a video compression format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. The original video format, known as WMV, was originally designed for Internet streaming applications.

What is an MOV file?

MOV files specify multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which stores a particular type of data: audio, video, effects, or text. Each track either contains a digitally-encoded media stream, using a specific format or a data reference to the media stream located in another file




Begin by selecting the Video Icon.

After clicking audio/video you will be able to find all accepted formats including WMV files. Select the file(s)  and click open. Click next to proceed.
Alternatively you can click and drag them directly from your folder into converterlite.

Multiple files:

  • Hold ctrl key while selecting desired files and click open.
  • Highlight and drag multiple files into convertelite.

Renaming files:

Click on the title before converting to rename the output file


The format section is made up of “Devices” and “Formats”. Look through the list of Format types and select MKV. Then choose a quality type and click next.

Where do converted files go?

Audio/Video: Same folder as input/original file

Choosing destination folder:
After selecting a device or format you will see a settings icon below the quality/model options. Click settings and uncheck the box titled, “Output file to same folder as input”. Then you can manually choose the location of the output file.

Click convert and await finish.
Once completed you can open up the converted files folder by selecting the green tick symbol by the name of the converted file.
Click “Clear completed” to refresh to the ADD page.