[Solved] Windows Movie Maker Won’t Edit OBS Files


OBS (Open Broadcast Software) is a free, open source software for live streaming and recording, recorded videos are usually saved as OBS.flv extension format. When you try to import and edit OBS files on Windows Movies Maker, some of you will encounter below issues:

Q1: Windows Movies Maker won’t edit OBS Files

I am using OBS to record videos and using Windows Movie Maker to edit them. When I import the OBS files to Windows Movie Maker and try to edit them, a message comes up and tells me that either the file is corrupted or is in a format that Movie Maker doesn’t recognize. Anyone know why and how to solve? Thanks!

Q2: OBS files imported into Windows Movies Maker with no audio

When I load my OBS videos into Windows Movie Maker they come up as a black screen with no audio; so I was wondering if there was a way to edit my videos for free or if I’m just going to have to stream. And a note my videos come up just fine in windows media player.

The main reason that your Windows Movie Maker Won’t Edit OBS Files, is that OBS.flv files are not the compatible video formats by Windows Movie Maker, while .wmv is. The easy and effective solution for you is to convert OBS files to Windows Movies Make supported formats via a third party video converter. Here, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows is highly recommended to do this job.

As an optimal OSB to Windows Movie Maker Converter, it’s good at convert any OBS files to WMM compatible formats without losing quality. Besides, it can also can convert almost any video including FLV, AVI, MP4, VOB, MKV, MTS, MXF as well as Blu-ray/DVD discs to Windows Movie Maker for further editing. Plus, it has customized presets for more NLE editing softwares like DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more.

Free Download OBS to Windows Movie Maker Video Converter:


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Guide: Convert OBS Files to Windows Movie Maker for Further Editing

Step 1. Import OBS Files

Install and launch the best 4OBS to Windows Movie Maker Video Converter, simply click “Load File” to load your OBS files to the program.


Step 2. Choose Output Format

Simply “Format” drop-down menu and pick up WMV HD(*.wmv) in Common Video or HD Video category as the output format for Windows Movie Maker.


Tip: If you like, you can click the Settings button o the video settings like resolution, bit rate, video/audio codec, frame rate, sample rate, audio channels, etc.

Step 3. Start Converting OBS Files

With above Settings, click the Convert button to convert OBS files to Windows Movie Maker. Afterwards, you can click Open button to get the converted files and then edit them in Windows Movie Maker without hassle.

2 Responses

  1. Steven says:

    I have tried the way, really works.

  1. 6th November 2017

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