by Brian Fisher Proven solutions
M4V is an Apple created format that is majorly used for playback on iOS and Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, and others. DRM-free M4V files can also play on Windows and other devices, but only if they contain the supported codecs. Thus, to play all types of M4V files on Windows, portable players, and devices, converting it to a more popular format like WMV is an ideal solution. Online, desktop, and other programs can be used for getting the conversion task done. More about the tools to convert M4V to WMV is discussed in the following parts.
If you search for video conversion tools, you will be spoiled for choice with a plethora of options available. But not all of these programs meet your expectations when it comes to quality and hassle-free conversion. One software that we suggest here is UniConverter which is the best in its category. With support to more than 1000 formats, the software facilitates all types of video conversion including M4V to WMV. The conversion task is quick, hassle-free, and results in lossless quality files. Video editor of the software further allows file customization if required. Using the software you can even convert WMV to M4V and other formats if required.
Load M4V files to be converted
Launch the UniConverter on your system and from the Convert tab, click on the +Add Files button to browse and load the local M4V videos. You can also drag and drop the files or add them directly from a device. Multiple files for batch processing can be added.
Choose WMV as the target format
After the files are added, expand the drop-down tray at Convert all files to tab, and at the pop-up window, select WMV as the target format from the Video list. Also, choose the file resolution
Start M4V to WMV conversion
The location on the system to save the processed file can be selected from the Output tab. Click on the Convert All button to start batch processing. On the interface, the converted files can be checked from the Converted tab.
To convert your M4V files to WMV for free, one decent software to consider is Freemake Video Converter. Available for download on Windows devices, the program supports over 500 formats for the conversion including M4V and WMV. The conversion process is quick and hassle-free with support for basic editing features like cutting, trimming, cropping, and others.
- Freemake software with support to over 500 formats
- Basic video editing features supported
- Video download from YouTube and other popular sites supported
- Allows embedding videos to websites online
- Video conversion to devices also supported
Steps to convert M4V to WMV using Freemake Video Converter
Step 1: Download, install and launch the Freemake Video Converter on your device. Click on the +Video button to browse and load the local M4V files to be converted. You can also drag and drop the files.
Step 2: After the files are added, select the option "to WMV" from the bottom tray at the interface. If needed, you can also choose customized file parameters.
Step 3: Choose the destination folder to save the processed file and then finally click on the Convert button.
Online tools for M4V to WMV conversion can also be considered as these browser-based programs need no software installation, simple, and free to use. Below listed are the top tools in the category.
Earlier known as Media.io, this popular online tool that supports an array of video and audio files for the conversion in good quality. Two files at a time can be processed using the program. The processed files can be downloaded locally to your system or can be saved to the Dropbox account as well. Option to get the file on your email by registering is also available. If needed, you can also convert WMV to M4V online using the program.
- No software installation required for this free M4V to WMV converter
- Two files can be processed at a time using this M4V to WMV free online tool
- Files up to 100 MB can be added
- Option to save the file locally or to the dropbox account
This video converter m4v to WMV online tool allows converting local as well as online files. The interface is simple where you just need to load the files and select the target format. Option for receiving the file on email is also there.
- An online tool without any requirement for registration
- Support to all major formats
- Save files locally receive on email
- Simple interface
Online and freeware tools can be considered for a basic conversion, but for professional and high-quality M4V to WMV and other conversions, UniConverter works as the best program.