How to Convert DVD to WMV Format?


Windows Media Video (WMV) is a video compression format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. The original video format, known as WMV, was originally designed for Internet streaming applications, as a competitor to RealVideo. The other formats, such as WMV Screen and WMV Image, cater for specialized content. Through standardization from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), WMV 9 has gained adoption for physical-delivery formats such as HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

To convert DVD movies to WMV video format, there is a great assistant - iCoolsoft DVD Ripper - which could help us to finish the conversion with high output quality and fast conversion speed. In addition, that software possesses several practical editing functions, such as trimming, cropping, merging, adjusting effect, and adding watermark. It also supports extracting audio tracks from DVD and converting to many popular audio formats.


Steps of converting DVD to WMV format


Free download and install iCoolsoft DVD Ripper to your computer.

Step 1: Click button to load DVD movie.




You can preview the DVD file in the preview pane and take snapshot of the scenes you like the most. Click button and the picture will be saved as default format in default folder. Click button then you can open the folder and find the pictures.


Step 2: Specify the output format as WMV.



If you need, you can click button "Settings" to set the output parameters.



Step 3: You can click "Effect", "Trim", or "Crop" button on the tool bar to edit the DVD as you like.




In the "Edit" window, you can click button "Watermark" to add text or picture watermark.


Step 4: Set the destination and click button to start converting DVD to WMV format. In the "Conversion" window, check "Open output folder when conversion completed" or you can click "Open Folder" button to find the converted files.