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How to Fix Blu-ray and Windows Movie Maker Importing Issues


Windows Movie Maker can only support: .wm, .mpe, .mpg, .mpeg, .asf, .mp2v, .mp2, .m1v, .avi, and .wmv.

If the video file that you want to import in Windows Movie Maker is in a Blu-ray, the only option you have is to convert the Blu-ray video file into any format stated above.

How to Import Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker

Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What's need is a just a common Blu-ray converter like Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper , which supports creating high quality WMV video for your Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, no matter what's the files from you DVD or Blu-ray Discs.

This amazing software can convert Blu-ray video to any format you want to be recognized by Windows Movie Maker. A great addition that comes with this program is the basic video editing tools that you can use on the fly to modify and enhance your video.

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-Convert your Blu-ray file to other formats that are compatible with Windows Movie Maker.
-Come with all regular video editing tools like Trim, Crop, Effects, Subtitle, Watermark, etc. to customize your output performance.
-Directly convert Blu-ray/DVD to mobile devices supported format and then Transfer them to your iPhone, iPad, Android Phones and tablets with USB.
-6X faster conversion speed for batch converting than other converters.
-Compatible with all Windows/Mac operating system, including Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, macOS 10.6 and later.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Step 1. Load Blu-ray movies

Insert the desired Blu-ray disc and aunch the program. Click Load button to import Blu-ray movies from disc.

P.S. You can load DVD in the same way for the ripper is able to copy with DVDs.

Step 2. Select Windows Movie Maker supported format

Since Windows Movie Maker only supports WMV, ASF, MPG (MPEG-1) and AVI (DV-AVI), you can choose one format of them. Here I recommend “HD Video” > “WMV HD(*.wmv)” as the output video format.

Step 3. Start Blu-ray to Windows Movie Maker conversion

Simply click the “Convert” button to start encoding Blu-ray to WMV, everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert. In such case, you can click Option and tick the box “Shut down the computer after conversion”.

After the conversion, click “Open” to locate the result videos and then you can import the converted files to Windows Movie Make for editing via its “Import video” option.


If you only wanna to rip DVD to WMV for Windows Movie Maker for saving money, Brorsoft DVD Ripper is the bee's knees, and here is the guide for your reference: How do i use DVD on Windows Movie Maker

Besides DVD and Blu-ray , if you wanna to change some digital files such as VOB , WMV, M4V, MP4 , FLV files to MOV format, the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What's more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac.

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