Encode and save YouTube video as WMV format for backup

YouTube, as the biggest video sharing website around the world, provides users with abundant videos. However, sometimes you cannot download videos of desired formats, such as WMV. We all know that under the same quality, videos of WMV have the smallest size, which can reduce storage space significantly. Thus, some people may think of a YouTube to WMV converter to get this format they want. Now, this article will acquaint you with the best way to achieve that in 3 parts.

Convert YouTube videos to WMV

Part 1: Best YouTube to WMV Converter

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate– All-in-one powerful video converter to convert Youtbue video to WMV for enjoying.  (Read Top 5 YouTube Video Converters Review)

  • Convert Youtube video to WMV, MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV (Quicktime), etc. in high output quality.
  • Convert Youtube video directly to iPhone, iPad, Samsung, HTC, TV, etc.
  • Superior conversion speed than all the converters on the market.
  • Personalize video according to your desire with the classic editing feature.
  • Add *.srt and *.ass subtitles to your videos.
  • Supported OS: Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10

Part 2. Why Choose Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

Convert to Devices

With the optimized presets for various devices, you can convert directly to your corresponding devices without considering what format is supported by your devices, making you enjoy videos on the go.

Any Format Support

This Youtube Video Converter lets you quickly convert it to WMV or other video formats with ZERO quality loss.

Fastest Conversion Speed

If you are looking for a Youtube file converter with high working speed? This application will be your best choice. You can just feel free to convert your BDMV files in just a few minutes.

Versatile functions

Want to perfect your video before any conversion? Just take Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to make your own movie by trimming, cropping, adding subtitle or effects to your video.

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Part 3. Use Video Converter Ultimate to convert Youtube Video to WMV

Step 1. Run the best Youtbue to WMV Converter(For mac users, get Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac to help you), click “Add Video” and load your downloaded Youtube video files.

Youtbue to WMV Converter

Step 2. Clicking the “Format” menu, here you are suggested to choose “HD Video > WMV HD(*.wmv)”. Or you can also choose “WMV3 (WMV9)(*.wmv)” format for reducing storage space.

Actually, besides small size, WMV has other advantages. For example, it is compatible with most of digital devices and supported by many frequently used software, such as Movie Maker and PowerPoint. So, sometimes, WMV videos can save a lot of trouble.

wmv format

Step 3. If you like, modify profile settings such as video size, bitrate, frame rate, etc to get optimized video and audio playback.

wmv settings

Step 4. Return back to Video Converter Ultimate main interface, and hit the “Convert” button to start encoding Youtube video to WMV format. Once it finishes, open output folder, locate the created file for directly backup or transfer them to your WMV-compatible digital devices and editing software.

Or you can convert your YouTube video to play on QuickTime player, Game consoles(Wii, PSP and Xbox) and portable devices.

Additional Tip:

If you want to get/download the videos from Youtube to playback freely on PC, laptop, tablets, like iPad, iPhone and Android devices with one tool, Pavtube YouTube Converter is such an extremely easy-to-use downloader and converter program to help you which can download and convert FLV/F4V videos from different online video websites, including but not limited to YouTube, Myspace, Yahoo Video, Google Video, MTV, Dailymotio, etc. with unrivalled speed and quality.

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