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How to Convert WTV to AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, MPG and MOV?

Easy Method to Convert HD WTV to Other Video Formats and Compress WTV to Smaller File Size on Windows (Windows 8 included) or Mac

May 7th, 2011 by Bigasoft Support

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In mention of WTV, we all know that it is the default recording format for Windows 8 Media Center, Windows 7 Media Center and Windows Vista Media Center. This format is famous for recording SD or HD TV videos like ATSC broadcasts, BBCHD, OTA recorded Hi-Def TV shows, Freeview HD. However, there are still some symptoms in using this video format.


  • WTV files are HUGE and take much more space than the regular video format
  • Most of media players refuse to play WTV file like WDTV Media Player, most Windows Media Players, iTunes, QuickTime and more
  • Unable to play WTV on portable devices like iPod, iPhone, Android Phone, Nokia, BlackBerry, Archos, iRiver PMP-100, Creative Zen, Vision, Zune and so on
  • Failed to insert WTV to PowerPoint/Windows Movie Maker/ Adobe Premiere Pro/ iMovie/Final Cut Pro
  • Most of WTV converters cannot yet handle WTV files with HD content


Luckily, Bigasoft has released a powerful WTV Converter for Windows which can work on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 2000. Bigasoft also released a professional WTV Converter for Mac OS X Mountain Lion/Lion/Snow Leopard/Leopard/Tiger. Both can easily convert SD or HD WTV video files to various video formats with smaller file size and high quality:

  • Convert WTV to AVI or WTV to WMV to playback on Windows Media Player, Xbox 360, Microsoft Zune, Pocket PC, Dell Axim, HP iPaq, etc
  • Convert WTV to MP4 (MPEG-4) to playback on iPod, iPhone, Android Phone, Archos AV500, BlackBerry, Archos AV700, Archos Gmini402, iRiver PMP-100, Creative Zen, Vision, Zune and so on
  • Convert WTV to MPG (MPEG-1) to import to PowerPoint presentation for Windows or Mac
  • Convert WTV to MOV to import to QuickTime, iTunes, iMovie, Final Cut Pro and more
  • Convert WTV to MKV to playback HD on WDTV Media Player
  • Convert WTV to 3GPP to playback on Nokia and other mobile phone
  • Convert WTV to WebM, MPEG-2, DivX, Xvid , 3GP, FLV, F4V, ASF, H.264, RM, VP8, MOD, TOD, MTS, TS, 720p, 1080p, HD videos and more
Step 1 Launch Bigasoft WTV Converter

Free download Bigasoft WTV Converter (Windows Version, Mac Version), install and Launch it.

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Step 2 Add WTV file to Bigasoft WTV Converter

Click "Add File" button to import your WTV file. Or you can also simply drag your WTV file directly to the main interface of this software.

Convert WTV to AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, MPG and MOV on Windows 8 or Mac

Step 3 Set output format

Click the drop-down button right beside "Profile" to select desired video or audio format as final output format.

Step 4 Define output file size and quality

Click "Setting..." button to define output file size, video quality and audio quality.

Step 5 Convert WTV

Press "Convert" button to start the WTV conversion. It will be finished with smaller file size and high output quality.

With Bigasoft WTV Converter, compressing WTV to a smaller file size and converting WTV to various video formats is so easy! Wait no more, just free download it and have a try!


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