Convert a video for upload to YouTube

Issue/Question

  • How can I convert a Windows Media file into a video I can upload to YouTube?
  • How do I upload a WLMP file to YouTube?
  • How do I convert a video file so I can upload it for a Canvas assignment?

Environment

  • YouTube
  • Windows Live Movie Maker Project
  • 11357: G Suite (Google Apps)

Cause

  • You may have tried to upload a .wlmp project file, which isn’t supported by YouTube. Convert the project to a .wmv file to fix the problem

Resolution

Convert .wlmp project file to .wmv file

  1. Open Windows Live Movie Maker and click the File menu
  2. Select Save Movie
  3. Select Recommended for this project
  4. Choose a place to save the movie
  5. Click Save

 

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Article ID: 20933
Created
Mon 12/5/16 5:15 PM
Modified
Thu 5/16/19 3:23 PM
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