wmv to WebM Converter – convert wmv files to webm format easily
WebM is a new video format created by Google, it is silimar with MKV or AVI.
WebM Converter lets you convert wmv to webm compatible with Youtube.
What is wmv video format?
WMV (Windows Media Video) is the name of a family of video codecs owners developed by Microsoft. On the Internet, it is common to use this type of video files, either for downloading or streaming.
Since most video codecs owners, this family was initially relied on technology from international standards (ISO / IEC MPEG ITU-T H.26x)
Microsoft, seeking to bring its proprietary codecs in most consumer products (phones, DVD players, set top boxes) that other computers, tried to introduce their version 9 (WMV9) in industry consortia ( 3GPP, DVB, ATSC, DVD, Blu-ray)
With one hand in competition with the standard MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 , which was developed jointly by researchers at companies and universities worldwide, and whose results in terms of coding efficiency were demonstrated independently, and also being forced by the industry consortia to submit a codec necessarily standardized, Microsoft submitted the WMV9 codec to SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) for the standardization as the VC-1. In 2005, the codec VC-1 became stable and was heading towards the status of international standard.
Prior to that, 3GPP had not included the codec VC-1 for the exchange of mobile video (streaming, video conferencing, downloading).
Consortia DVD Forum and Blu-ray had already attracted VC-1 (as well as MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 ) in their specification before it is standardized. This means that DVD players can play high definition movies in VC-1 format.
For broadcast TV, DVB is studying, first commercially, it is useful to include VC-1, while MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 looks better technically and will be deployed before.
One of the perverse effects of the opening by Microsoft specifications of its codec, is that other companies in the field have come to realize that Microsoft had indeed robbed the patents existing standards such as MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC/H.264. Faced with pressure from patent holders, had to ask Microsoft MPEG-LA to open a licensing program. In January 2006, no agreement had yet been found and the conditions of license VC-1 are still unknown.
Requirements for converting wmv to webm by using this program:
Microsoft Windows XP/2003/VISTA
DirectX 9.0 or later (intruduction from Microsoft about how to download/install DirectX)
WebM codec pack (Before you launch the program, recommend to install the WebM codec if you want to encode webm format)
download and install K-Lite Codec Pack 7.1.0 Full, If your computer does not support some special video format.
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The first step, the installation WEBM CONVERTER to your computer. Installation process is very simple, is not described here.
The second step, use the mouse to click on “Open Video” button, pop-up dialog box, according to the path to find your wmv file. Click OK, resident files to the software. The following is a screenshot that a file has been selected.
The third step, click “Options” button, pop-up output file properties dialog box, select the output format as webm format, select the folder address to store your output file, audio and video compression device is the default, no setting. Click OK, complete the property.
The fourth step, click “Convert” button, if it is unregistered version, the pop-up “This trial version only output 1-minute video file at maximum” information. (Here and in fact no limit) and click OK.
The fifth step, pop-up “set filter’s properties” dialog box, where you can set the parameters of V8 Decoder Filter, if you are an advanced user, you can set it. If you do not understand how to set up, you can ignore it, the program will be conducted in accordance with optimal settings. Then, click “Continue …”
The sixth step, wait for the program to perform the conversion task, it took only a few minutes to complete while we tested this program, and its speed was very fast.
Well, that’s detailed requirements and procedures.