WMV (Windows Media Video) is a video compression format developed by Microsoft, which allows large video files to be compressed but retains the rich quality of the video. Videos with this format are not only relatively small in size but also compatible with many devices or players. Though WMV format is a little bit older, it is still widely used and preferred by many users. If you are going to edit WMV files, the first thing you need to do is turn to a professional WMV Editor .
Aimersoft Video Editor is just such a trustable program, which allows you to merge, split, trim, crop your video precisely, making you video Hollywood-style with special effects and animated transitions. What's more, this handy tool also gives you great support in converting video format and offers various options for exporting your video as you wish. With this hassle-free program, editing WMV video will never be such fun!
Download and install Video Editor:
How to edit WMV file (Mac screenshots)
This program works well in both Mac and Windows operating systems. If you are a Windows user, you can also follow the same tutorial. But please make sure you have downloaded and installed WMV Video Editor for Windows successfully.
1Add your files to the program
After running the program, just click "Import+" to load your WMV file. Another simple way of loading file is directly drag the files from your computer to the resource library in the primary interface.
2Touch up your WMV video
Now, please drag the video that you want to edit from the resource library to the timeline panel. The video and its original audio will be respectively displayed in two tracks. Then you can split the video by clicking the "Split" button above the timeline panel. You can also personalize background music by replacing the original audio and so on.
If you would like to do WMV editing with movie effects and crop/rotate features, you can double click the video and use the pop-up editing box as the following screenshot shows.
3Export edited file
After the editing job is done, you can click "Output" on the top of the primary interface to choose your desired way of output. You can either save the final video to your computer, transfer to the portable devices like iPhone, iPad, PSP and etc. for more convenient enjoyment, or directly upload it on YouTube. It's definitely up to you.
Below is a video tutorial on how to edit WMV videos:
Note: If you'd like to convert the WMV format to make your video more compatible, just select a suitable format when saving the video to computer.