WTV Converter

Convert WTV files online for free.



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How to Convert a WTV file?

  1. Click the “Choose Files” button to select your WTV files.
  2. Then select a target format and click the "Convert" button
  3. Once the conversion finishes, click the "Download" button to save the file.

Convert Any File

FreeConvert supports 500+ file formats. Simply upload your WTV files and select a popular file format to convert them to. Easily share your WTV files (in a widely supported format) after conversion.

Best Quality

We use both open-source and custom software to make sure our conversions are of the highest quality. In most cases, you can fine-tune conversion parameters using “Advanced Settings” (optional).

Free & Secure

Our WTV converter is free and works on any web browser. We guarantee file security and privacy. Files are protected with 256-bit SSL encryption and automatically deleted after a few hours.


Microsoft designed Windows Recorded TV Show (WTV) to store TV recordings captured by Microsoft products. WTV is a multimedia container that compresses video with MPEG-2 and MPEG-4, and audio with MPEG-1 Layer II or Dolby Digital AC-3. It supports metadata and digital rights management (DRM). In 2008, WTV replaced another Microsoft-proprietary format, DVR-MS.

 

How to open a WTV file?

It is important to know that Microsoft no longer supports WTV. Regardless, it is best to use Windows Media Player to open a WTV file. If a copyright protects the content, then it only plays on the Windows PC that was used to record it. If a copyright does not protect the content, then it can play on other platforms.

 

Other players that can open a WTV file include VLC media player, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Cyberlink PowerDVD, and Cyberlink PowerProducer. For additional information, read this article on Microsoft’s web site.

 

Developed by: Microsoft

Initial release: 2008

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WTV_(Windows_Recorded_TV_Show)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/desktop/windows-media-center-sdk/bb188788(v=msdn.10)

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