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Free Online WMV Converter

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A maximum of 20 files can be uploaded at once.

Please note: Your WMV file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 15 minutes after upload so please download your converted WMV file before this time.
Our WMV converter tool supports converting to the following file types:

How to Convert your WMV file Online?

Here are 3 simple steps to convert your WMV file using our fast and free WMV file converter tool.

Upload your WMV file

Click the "Select File(s)" button, then select an WMV file to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Select file type

Select the file type to convert your WMV file to using the dropdown list of available types.

Download your file

Click the download link to receive your converted file.

WMV file format information

Full NameWindows Media Video
Mime Typevideo/x-ms-wmv

A WMV (Windows Media Video) file is a popular video file format developed by Microsoft. It is specifically designed for efficient video compression while maintaining reasonable video quality. WMV files are commonly used for streaming videos and online distribution due to their ability to provide small file sizes without significant loss of visual clarity. The format's compression technology allows users to store more videos on their devices or websites while optimizing bandwidth usage for smoother playback.

WMV files are compatible with various media players and devices, making them a versatile choice for sharing videos across different platforms. Microsoft's Windows Media Player is a default application that can easily handle WMV files. Additionally, the format can be used for streaming videos on the internet, which makes it suitable for websites hosting video content or online video platforms. The widespread usage of WMV files in the past has contributed to its widespread support across different operating systems and devices.

While WMV files offer efficient compression and good video quality, they are not as universally supported as some other video formats like MP4. As technology has advanced, other video formats such as H.264 and H.265 have gained more popularity due to their superior compression and compatibility across a wide range of devices. However, despite the decline in its prevalence, WMV remains an important part of digital video history and is still used in certain contexts where compatibility with older systems or specific media players is a priority.

WMV Converter Capabilities

Currently our WMV converter can only convert from WMV files, our developers are working to allow converting to WMV files in future versions of our tools.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it free to use the WMV conversion tools?

Yes! Our WMV conversion tools are 100% free to use.

Are there any WMV conversion usage limits?

No, you can convert as many files as you wish. We do not impose any conversion limits on our WMV conversion tools.

How long does it take to convert my WMV?

We aim to process all WMV conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files and significantly longer for some larger file formats, so please be patient.

What does the WMV conversion process involve?

Once your WMV file has been uploaded and we know the file format you wish to convert it to our bespoke conversion software will convert your WMV and make it available for you to download with a unique download Url.

Is it safe to convert my WMV on FabConvert.com?

Yes, of course it is! Your WMV, once converted is deleted 1 hour after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert my WMV on Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our WMV conversion tools will run on any system with a modern web browser.

Is there any support for me when using the WMV tool?

If you are having difficulty converting your WMV you can contact us and we will try to help where possible.