"Why can't I view this DVD on my PC? What player do I need to download to play a .wlmp file? Do I have to convert this file type to something else, such as MP4 and MOV? If so, to what & how do I do that?"
If you have similar questions about WLMP or want to convert WLMP to MP4, then keep reading. In the following passages, we try to provide the most needed information about WLMP.
Part 1 What is WLMP?
WLMP is an acronym for Windows Live Movie Project. Files that contain the .wlmp file extension are files that have been created by Microsoft's Windows Live Movie Maker computer application. WLMP files are used to create videos but they do not contain actual video. It contains movie transitions, music, and effects as well as links to digital photos or videos.
A WLMP file can be exported to Windows Media Video File (*.wmv) or MPEG-4/H.264 Video File (*.mp4), published to SkyDrive, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, and Flickr, and burned to DVD discs.
Note: In 2012, Windows discontinued the Windows Live name and the program became known as just Windows Movie Maker.
Part 2 How to Convert WLMP to WMV?
It is really easy to convert WLMP files to WMV or MP4 with Windows Movie Maker.
Step 1. Run Windows Movie Maker Now. If you have no Windows Movie Maker on your PC, please download it from Microsoft: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/movie-maker.
Note: Windows Movie Maker is not supported for Windows 10. Learn How to Download Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10.
Step 2. Click "File" button at the top left of Windows Movie Maker > "Open Project" to open the .wlmp file. And then click "File" > "Save Movie" > select WMV as a target format from "Save as type".
Step 3. Choose your needed output format to save WLMP to WMV or MP4. MP4 output format is only available in Windows Live Movie Maker 2012 or higher.
Part 3 How to Convert WLMP to MP4/AVI/MOV, etc.?
If you find WMV is not supported by your device or player, you can use Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate to convert WLMP to MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. easily. Also, the newest iPhone, iPad, Samsung, Kindle Fire and many more devices compatible formats are preset, also including optimal profiles for your smart HD TVs. Free download the WLMP Converter and start the program now.
Click "Add File" button to open the exported WLMP movie file in Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. Or simply drag and drop the exported WLMP movie to the main interface of the program. You can follow the steps in Part 2 to change WLMP to WMV or MP4.
Click "Output Format" in the right. According to your need, you can convert WLMP to MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, VOB, 3GP, ASF, M4V, WebM, iPhone, iPad, PSP, MP3, etc. You can also search the output format you want at the search box to find the format faster.
Click "Convert" button to start and converting WLMP to MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, MP3, etc.
Part 4 How to Convert WLMP to MP4 on Mac?
You cannot directly open WLMP files on Mac because there is no Windows Movie Maker on Mac. Frankly speaking, there is no WLMP Converter for Mac at all.
To open WLMP on Mac, you need to save WLMP project as video file on Windows computer first. Stupid? It is the only way. Once you've got WMV format, you can download Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to convert WLMP to MP4 on Mac.