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How to Convert MKV to WMV in Windows 8/Vista/XP

In this guide we will explain how to convert MKV to WMV HD with MKV to WMV converter. It includes 2 parts.

Why Convert MKV to HD WMV in Windows

MKV is short for Matroska. Just like AVI, it is a container format, which can contain unlimited audio, video, pictures. It is an open format. Though, normally, MKV video is in high quality, the video is quite large.

If you want to edit MKV videos in Windows Movie Maker or play MKV on portable devices, like Android-based smartphones, BlackBerry, you need to convert MKV to WMV. MKV is seldom supported by Windows (Windows 8 included) apps and portable devices, while WMV is the one.

How to Convert MKV to HD WMV in Windows (Windows 8 included)

To convert MKV to HD WMV, you need a video converting tool to do that. You might have known that there are many such kind of video converters on the Internet. But I have to say that you should choose one which can convert videos smoothly and keep the output videos in good quality. Here in this article, I am going to use is Video Converter Ultimate. It is the video tool I've used since it was published. It really helps me so much in dealing with video converting and DVD ripping. Within three steps, you can achieve your goal.

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1 Add MKV videos to the app

Drag and drop MKV files to the interface of the app. Or you can click the Add Files button to import MKV videos. Batch conversion is supported by the MKV to WMV Converter, so you can add a slew of MKV videos.

MKV to HD WMV Converter - Interface

2 Choose WMV as the output video format

Now you should choose WMV in the "HD Video" as the output format by clicking the "Output Format" bar on the main interface. If you are not satisfied with the video settings, you can reset the video resolution, bit rate, frame rate by clicking the "Settingsā€¦" button.

Convert MKV to HD WMV - Setting

3 Start to convert MKV to HD WMV

Click the "Convert" button to change the video format from MKV to HD WMV. Bingo! That's it! You've made it. Nice, cool, fantastic! Though the Video Converter Ultimate has been used for so long, it still does a nice job.

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