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How to Convert WTV to AVI Effortlessly

WTV is the format for TV shows recorded in Windows Media Center. This file format is only compatible with a few media players, thus making it difficult to play and share on popular media players. Perhaps you want to convert WTV to AVI so that you can play it with Windows Media Player or any other players. Don't know how to do that? Let's find out the solution step by step.

To convert WTV format to AVI, you can first convert WTV to DVR-MS and then convert the DVR-MS file to AVI and other popular video formats like MP4, MOV, MKV, FLV, WMV, 3GP, VOB, etc. Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate here is highly recommended to help you finish the conversion. Now simply download the program and follow the tips below to change WTV video to AVI with ease.

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How to effectively convert WTV file AVI

1Change WTV to DVR-MS

In Windows (Windows 8 compatible) Vista or 7, browse to your Recorded TV folder, find the WTV video you want to convert to AVI, right click it and choose "Convert to .dvr-ms Format." To convert the selected WTV to DVR-MS, which is supported by lots of video converters.

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2Add video for conversion

Then open Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate and import the converted DVR-MS file from Step 1 to the program. There are two ways to add files: click Add Files or drag and drop file to the left item bar. For added videos, you can preview, take snapshots, select subtitle and audio track, etc.

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3 Choose AVI as the output format

Click Output Format and browse to find AVI and click it as the output format. If you want to convert WTV to HD AVI, simply go to format > HD and select HD AVI as the output format. As you see, all other popular video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, MKV, FLV, 3GP, etc. are provided for your choice. Meanwhile, 150+ presets for portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung, Android, PSP, etc. let you convert WTV to videos with optimized settings for your device.

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4Start the conversion

After all necessary settings, click Convert to start converting your video automatically. Wait for the conversion process to finish and that's it.

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Hi, Bob. That's probably because the virtual sound card failed to switch to the real sound card automatically after the conversion. In this case, you can close the program and check the default playback devices manually. To see how to check the devices in different OS, please turn to this page: http://support.aimersoft.com/how-tos/why-is-there-no-sound-on-the-computer-after-converting-files.html
I tried this but the resulting file had no sound?
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