A simple tutorial explains how to convert YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker friendly format for editing YouTube FLV video with Windows Movie Maker easily.
As free and famous video editing software, Windows Movie Maker has the ability to create and edit videos and then upload them to YouTube for sharing. Conversely, if you have downloaded some videos from YouTube, can you import and edit YouTube videos in Windows Movie Maker? In this article, I will give you some hints. If you are facing issues while loading YouTube .FLV files to Windows Movie Maker, just read on.
Generally, you may encounter great difficulty in importing YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker. As we know, YouTube videos are usually in FLV format while this Microsoft editing application prefers ASF, AVI, WMV, etc. So YouTube videos can't be loaded directly. To solve this problem, you need to convert YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker compatible formats. To achieve your task, you need the help of Brorsoft Video Converter.
With it, you can convert YouTube FLV format to WMV, AVI easily and quickly so that you can edit YouTube videos in Windows Movie Maker. But before starting the conversion, you can also try the powerful built-in video editor? It is not only equipped with rich editing features and diverse effects, but also compatible with almost all the video formats (include FLV). With it, you can directly import YouTube videos for further editing!
Free Download YouTube FLV to Windows Movie Make Converter:
How to import YouTube videos to Windows Movie Maker
1. Add YouTube video
After running the program, please click “Add” to load your video. When the target video appears in the media library, you are ready to go to next step. You can add many files and convert them at one time.
P.S. Besides FLV, this program supports almost all the video formats include MP4, AVI, VOB, 3GP, MKV, MOV, F4V, M4V and more.
2. Edit YouTube video (Optional)
Click Edit to go into the Video Editor panel. Here you can trim, split, merge, crop your video, add subtitles as you like.
3. Choose Output Format
Click Format bar and choose "HD Video" > "WMV HD(*.wmv)" as the output video format. AVI is also the choice.
4. Start FLV to Windows Movie Maker conversion
Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding YouTube FLV clips to Windows Movie Maker.
When finished, the output file is ready for being imported to Windows Movie Maker for editing. Now, enjoy smooth editing process.