WLMP Converter - How to Convert WLMP to MOV, AVI, MP4, WMV, FLV, MP3, ALAC, etc on Mac and Windows?

Easily Export and Convert Windows Live Movie Maker Project to WMV, MP4, MOV, AVI, DV, MPG, DivX, MP3, FLAC, ALAC, etc

Sep 16, 2014, Posted by Shirley White

What's .wlmp?

Though .wlmp looks like a video file, it is not a valid video file. In fact, .wlmp is the project file of Windows Live Movie Maker, which is created from movies, video clips, slides, photos, audio, or music and contains movie transitions, music, effects, etc. as well as links to digital photos or videos, and tells Windows Live Movie Maker how to make a stunning movie from these materials. It's disappointing that only Windows Live Movie Maker supports opening .wlmp project file. So what should we do if we want to open and play this file with VLC, QuickTime, iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, iMovie, Xbox 360, PS3, etc?

This article will introduce a step by step tutorial on how to save .wlmp to WMV and MP4 or convert .wlmp to MOV, AVI, FLV, DV, MPG, DivX, 3GP, OGV, MP3, ALAC, etc in order to open and play .wlmp movie on other media players or portable devices.

How to Save or Export .wlmp as WMV or MP4?

This part aims to show the steps on how to save or export .wlmp as WMV or MP4.

  1. Launch Windows Live Movie Maker;
  2. Click File -> Open Project to import the .wlmp project file;
  3. Click File -> Save Movie -> For Computer to save the Windows Live Movie Maker project file as WMV format.

Tips: If you are using Windows Live Movie Maker 2012 or higher, you can not only save .wlmp as WMV but also as MP4.

How to Convert .wlmp to MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, MP3, etc?

What if Windows Live Movie Maker only supports exporting project file as WMV? What if we want to play .wlmp movie on popular players and devices? This part introduces an easy-to-use WLMP Converter and offers a step by step guide on how to convert WLMP to MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, MP3, ALAC, etc.

Free download and install this powerful WLMP Converter. After launch it, just follow the three steps to convert WLMP to MOV, AVI, MP4, FLV, DV, MPG, DivX, AU, WebM, 3GP, OGV, MP3, ALAC, FLAC, AC3, AAC, etc.

Step 1 Add the exported WLMP movie (in WMV or MP4 format)
Click "Add File" button to open the exported WLMP movie file in Faasoft WLMP Converter. Or simply drag and drop the exported WLMP movie to the main interface of the program.

Step 2 Set output format
Click the drop-down button of "Profile" to choose output format from corresponding category as your desire.

Step 3 Convert WLMP movie to MOV, AVI, MP4, FLV, MP3, etc
After the output format is set, just click "Convert" button of the program to convert WLMP movie to AVI, MOV, MP4, FLV, MP3, etc.

Tips about Windows Live Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker (changed its name to Windows Live Movie Maker from version 2009, and changed back to Windows Movie Maker from version 2012) is a freeware video editing software by Microsoft. It is a part of Windows Essentials software suite and offers the ability to create and edit videos as well as to publish them on OneDrive, Facebook, YouTube, and Flickr.

The accepted formats for import are .WMV/.ASF, .MPG (MPEG-1), .AVI (DV-AVI), .WMA, .WAV, and .MP3. Additionally, the Windows Vista Home Premium and Ultimate editions of Movie Maker support importing MPEG-2 Program streams and DVR-MS formats. Importing of other container formats such as MP4/3GP, FLV and MOV, and AAC are also supported if the necessary codecs are installed and the system is running Windows 7 or later.