Summary: This tutorial will discuss: How to convert from GoPro HD videos to WMV, AVI for importing and editing your GoPro HD videos using Windows Movie Maker.
GoPro provides filming in mode 3; 720 and 60 frames per second. Some like mode 4 at the taller 960, or mode 5 at 1080 but these are only at 30 frames per second. It all comes down to what you are filming and where you choose to share. While, for the GoPro HD footage with Windows Movie Maker, ever met any trouble? If so, check out the page and found some tips for you to import and edit GoPro HD videos in Windows Movie Maker.
GoPro HD HERO line of wearable and gear-mountable cameras GoPro HD Hereo, Gopro HD Hero2, Gopro HD Hero3 all record videos in MP4 format, but the Windows Movie Maker can not support the format. So, importing and editing issues occurred from time to time. In this case, you need to convert the GoPro HD videos before making edits with Windows Movie Maker. Well, what formats are you using for Movie Maker? As far as we know, .wmv, .mpeg, .asf, .avi, are all the proper formats.
Now download and install the GoPro to Window Movie Maker Converter App- Brorsoft Video Converter
It’s really good, straightforward and will not lose quality. It supports converting GoPro camera MP4 files to Windows Movie Maker highly compatible WMV or AVI straightforward without quality loss. Besides, it also supports the decent outputs for Avid MC, Adobe Premier Pro, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio and more None Linear Editing programs.
How to convert GoPro HD videos to Windows Movie Maker
Step 1: Import GoPro MP4 videos
Transfer your GoPro camera recorded videos to computer hard disc. Then import your HD Hero video to GoPro to Window Movie Maker converter.
Step 2: Select output format
Hit the Format box and select HD Video -->WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu as output format. Besides, you can also choose Divx HD(*.avi) as output if you have not installed the .wmv codec.
Step 3: Output video/audio quality settings
You can adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
Step 4: Convert GoPro HD MP4 files
Click “Convert” to transcode GoPro MP4 files to AVI, WMV, MPG for editing in Windows Movie Maker.
After encoding GoPro MP4 video files to AVI, WMV or MPG with the optimal profile settings, you can free transfer GoPro MP4 to Windows Movie Maker for free editing.
Tips: If you need to edit GoPro MP4 videos in iMovie or Final Cut Pro, you can convert GoPro MP4 to MOV using Mac GoPro Video Converter.
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Source:Using GoPro HD videos in Windows Movie Maker