“Why won’t a .wlmp file play and how to play .wlmp videos? Someone shot a video and burned it to a DVD in the .wlmp format. Why can’t I view this DVD on my PC? What player do I need to download to play a .wlmp file? Do I have to convert this file type to something else? If so, to what & how do I do that?”

WLMP here we talk about is the Windows Live Movie Maker Project file(You know it’s freeware). The WLMP project file is created from movies, video clips, slides, photos, audio, or music and contains movie transitions, music, effects, etc. as well as links to digital photos or videos. It is very useful for video editing.

Like all project files, you need to use special software to open, edit and play wlmp files. Windows Movie Maker is the only software to do that. If you have .wlmp files on your computer and you want to watch the wlmp files like video files with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media Player or iPhone, iPad, PSP, etc or upload to YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Dailymotion, Metacafe, AOL, etc for sharing, you need to convert wlmp to AVI, WMV, MP4, MPG, AVI, MOV, MKV, WebM, FLV, 3GP or other common video files. To save wlmp to wmv and mp4, you can use Windows Movie Maker. (Windows Movie Maker 2012 or higher version can export wlmp files to wmv and mp4 format videos)

Part 1. Convert WLMP to WMV and MP4 with Windows Movie Maker

Actually, it is really easy to change .wlmp files to .wmv or .mp4 format video files with Windows Movie Maker.

Step 1: Click “File”, choose “Open Project” to load your .wlmp project files. Windows Movie Maker WLMP to WMV MP4

Step 2: Still in “File” menu, click “Save Movie”. You can select the one of the options according to your need.

Convert WLMP to WMV and MP4 with Windows Movie Maker

In Windows Live Movie Maker 2012, exporting WLMP project file to video format extends from WMV to MP4. You can save WLMP files to WMV or MPEG-4 H.264 Video in High-definition 1080p or 720p, Widescreen (480p), or Standard-definition.

Convert WLMP to WMV and MP4

If you want to convert wlmp to mp4, but your Windows Movie Maker can’t do that for you, please follow the guide article.

Part 2. How to Convert WLMP to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPG, FLV, 3GP, VOB, MKV, MP3 on Windows 10 or macOS Sierra?

You can easily change wlmp to wmv following the part 1. Then you need a WLMP converter to do the rest for you. Free download the professional WLMP Converter – Total Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac) and then launch the software.

Supported System:

* Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, or Windows® 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

* Mac OS X v10.4(Tiger), 10.5(Leopard), 10.6(Snow Leopard), 10.7(OS X Lion), 10.8(Mountain Lion), 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan, macOS 10.12 Sierra

Step 1. Load the WMV file just saved from wlmp files in part 1

Launch the software on your Windows 10 or macOS Sierra computer. Click “Add File” button on the main interface to load the WMV files you just saved from wlmp files with Windows Movie Maker. To check the video, you can play wlmp files with the built-in video player and preview it.

WLMP Converter

Step 2. Choose output profiles

According to your need, you can convert wlmp to MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, VOB, 3GP, ASF, M4V, WebM, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AMV, MPG, MTV, DV, iPhone, iPad, PSP, MP3, AAC, ALAC, AC3, WMA, WAV, OGG, AIFF, etc. Click the “profile” list, you will find all the output profile available.

video format you want to output

1. You can search the output profile you want at the search tab at the lower part of the profile list to find the output profile faster

2. You can name the profile you want as you want by clicking “Save as” button in the settings window

Step 3. Convert WLMP files on Windows 10 or macOS Sierra

Once you finish all the settings, you can easily click “Convert” button to start the conversion. Soon you will get the converted videos files from wlmp files.

That’s all for converting wlmp to mp4, wmv, mov, flv, avi, mkv, vob, mpg, mp3 and other video/audio formats. As you can see that it is really easy to convert wlmp files even you are a green hand with video conversion. With the help of this wlmp converter, you can play the videos you create using Windows Movie Maker (wlmp) on your computer and mobile devices including iPhone, iPad, PSP, Samsung smart phones and other android phones.

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