Convert WMV to MPEG

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How to convert WMV to MPEG

Upload WMV video

Click on the uploading button, then in the window that opens, select those files in WMV format that you want to convert.

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Now you can start converting your video right away. In some cases, you will also be able to adjust the conversion options.

Download MPEG file

Congratulations on your successful conversion. Now you can download a new file or several files to your device and check it.

Converting WMV TO MPEG

Converting one file format to another may be necessary for various reasons. So, for example, you may want to convert WMV to MPEG if your computer, phone or other device does not support WMV format. Also, conversion is often required to reduce the file size, since the original format takes up too much space in the device's memory. Perhaps you just need to extract the audio track from the video file, in which case converting the video to audio format is a good option. In any case, with the help of our converter, you can easily complete the required task. Below you can find out some details about the original and new file formats.

The abbreviation WMV stands for Windows Media Video. A similar extension can be seen in video files - you need a player that supports this format to view them. Video format wmv (Windows Media Video) - the format was born thanks to Microsoft. A video file based on the Microsoft Advanced Systems Format (ASF) container format and compressed using Windows Media Compression. It is similar to the .ASF file and contains video encoded using one of Microsoft's native Windows Media Video (WMV) codecs. It contains audio, video, or mixed recordings packed using the Windows Media Audio codecs (WMA is a special kind of format designed exclusively for storing audio files) and Windows Media Video (WMV). It was developed mainly for storage and possible broadcast of video information. In addition to Windows, this format is also supported by other operating systems, if the appropriate codecs are installed. Also, WMV has become widespread among portable playback devices. Almost all computers should play this format, since codecs for WMV are usually installed with Windows, so such files should be opened by many players. When choosing a suitable program, you need to be guided by the ease of use and the availability of additional functions.

In January 1988, an expert working group on coding of moving images was formed within the framework of the joint information technology technical committee JTC1 of the International Organization for Standardization ISO and the International Electrotechnical Commission IEC, which was tasked with developing standards for image and sound coding with the aim of eliminating redundancy. MPEG compression standards were developed by Moving Picture Experts Group. This technology defines the compression standards for both audio and video information and makes it convenient for transmission in broadcast. There are many versions of the format - MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-3, MPEG-4, etc. MPEG-1 is a lossy compression standard for video and audio. It is designed to compress VHS. Perhaps everyone is familiar with the MPEG-2 format. It is this format that underlies DVD-Video discs. The MPEG-2 format is also the basis for digital television standards. The MPEG3 standard was originally developed for use in High Definition Television (HDTV) systems with a data rate of 20-40 Mbps. The new MPEG4 standard, which appeared at the very end of 1999, offers a broader view of media reality. The standard defines the principles for working with content (digital representation of media data) for three areas: interactive multimedia itself (including products distributed on optical discs and over the Internet), graphics applications (synthetic content) and digital television (DTV).

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