With a high performance camera attached to your Android smart phone or tablet, you can quick grabbing images and videos wherever you go and whenever you like. When the shooting is completed, you will need a bit of time to edit the footage or to create a new one with the Android video clips. For PC users, Windows Movie Maker is absolutely one of the most simple products that you can use for completing some simple editing tasks such as merging, trimming, adding titles, applying special effects or transitions. In addition, it is free. The following article will show you how to import and load Android video to Windows Movie Maker.
Media compatibility of Android video with Windows Movie Maker
To successfully load Android video into Windows Movie Maker, the video recorded by Android camera should by included in Windows Movie Maker supported importing file formats listed below:
Generally, the video recorded with Android smartphone or tablet usually in either a MP4 or 3GP file format, from the tablet listed above, we can see that Windows Movie Maker has added importing support for both MP4 and 3GP container file formats, however, you can only load MP4 or 3GP files that encoded with MPEG-4 compression codec into the editing software. In addition, the MP4 video recorded by your Android camera may end up with other compression codec such as H.264. What’s more, for those people who are running Windows Movie Maker on Windows Vista, necessary audio and video codec should be installed for edit the MPEG-4 files.
Convert Android Video for Windows Movie Maker editing
To break the limitation of editing Android video with Windows Movie Maker, you can download Pavtube Video Converter, which can powerfully convert all unsupported MP4 and 3GP with various different compression codec to Windows Movie Maker best compatible WMV editing codec with perfect quality and fast conversion speed. The program can output 3 kinds of WMV file format to satisfy your different demands: a high quality wmv file with VC-1 codec, a fast conversion speed wmv file with wmv2 codec and also a wmv video with HD standards.
Edit Android video with built-in editing tools
Besides converting Android video for WMM editing, the program can also acts as splendid alternative to Windows Movie Maker to finish some simple editing work. You can trim or cut video to remove unwanted segments, flip or rotate video angel, crop video to remove unwanted black bars, adjust output video aspect ratio, add video/image/transparent text watermark to video, apply special rendering effect, change video picture effect, remove/replace audio in video, add external subtitle to video, etc.
Pavtube Video Converter is available on both Windows 10/8.1/8/7. The program is very easy to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well. In addition, the results produced by the program are pretty high quality, you can’t tell the difference between the ripped video and the original Android video.
How to Convert Android Video to Windows Movie Maker Editing Formats?
Step 1: Load Android video.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import Android video into the program. The program supports batch conversion mode, you can load multiple Android video into the program at one time.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Windows Movie Maker best compatible WMV editing format, you can choose among the different 3 options below according to your own needs:
High quality wmv file with VC-1 codec
Fast conversion speed wmv file with WMV2 codec
WMV file with HD standards
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
Step 3: Edit Android video with built-in editing tools.
By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, edit audio or insert external.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from Android video to Windows Movie Maker best favorable WMV editing codec.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. The feel free to load the Android video into Windows Movie Maker for simple editing.