Step-by-Step Guide to Convert WTV files to MP4, MPG, WMV, AVI, MP3 on Windows 8 (Pro supported)
.WTV is a video recording format used by Windows Media Center starting from Windows 7 and is continually used in Windows 8 Media Center on Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro. WTV files encode video using MPEG-2 compression or H.264 compression and audio using MPEG-1 Layer II or Dolby Digital AC-3 compression.
Windows 8 Media Center will be free as Windows 7 register users for registered user of Windows 8 but Microsoft requires users enter product key into Microsoft’s website by January 31, 2013. Windows 8 users can still add Windows 8 Media Center with $69.99 in order for watching and recording Live TV shows .
On Windows 8, WTV files can be also converted back into DVR-MS files by right clicking them in Windows Media Center and selecting the “Convert to .dvr-ms Format” option. However, playback or editing of recorded WTV files are still limited in dvr-ms format.
This article will guide you step-by-step guide to directly convert WTV video files to MP4, MPG, WMV, AVI, MKV, FLV, WebM, OGG, MP3, WMA, WAV, etc on Windows 8 so you can easily play WTV on Zune, Xbox 360, Surface, Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, iPod touch, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, etc, or import WTV to editing program such Windows Live Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Avid for easily edit.