What is WVM file?
A WVM file is a video file used by Google Play Movies & TV, an Android app used to watch purchased or rented movies and TV shows. It contains video downloaded from Google Play that is saved in a proprietary format similar to MPEG-4. WVM files are encrypted with Widevine, a DRM platform for protecting copyrighted content.
Why need to convert WVM file to MP4?
Due to the DRM encryption used on the WVM file, you are limited to play the file only in Google Play Movies & TV but fail to play it on your computer, smartphone or tablets with media player software such as VLC, Windows Media Player, etc. The good news is that you can convert .WVM to the popular file format such as MP4, which has wide compatibility with various desktop and mobile video player software.
Best tool to convert WVM to MP4
When you are searching online, you may find that there are may programs can do the job for you, even some free apps are included such as Handbrake or some online conversion tools. However, a lot of online converting tools may have maximum file size uploading limitation, in addition, you will have to wait for a long time for the files to be uploaded or downloaded. As for Handbrake, one the of the bigger limitation of this application is that it only allows you to produce a MP4 or MKV file encoded with the codec of H.264, H.265, MPEG-4, MPEG-2. You will fail to produce other of your favorite digital file formats such as AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, 3GP, WebM, etc with this free yet powerful video transcoder.
If you are looking for a more powerful and flexible application to get the job done, we highly recommend Pavtube Video Converter to you. The program has perfect importing support for WVM movies or TV shows downloaded from Google Play. In addition, it supports batch conversion mode, so that you can load multiple WVM files at one time for conversion to save your precious time. With the program, you can efficiently transcode WVM files to MP4 file with various compression codec such as MPEG-4 MP4, H.264 MP4, H.265 MP4 and file resolution such as HD MPEG-4, H.264 HD MP4, H.265 HD MP4, 4K H.265 MP4, 4K H.264 High Profile MP4. Besides that, you can also use the program to produce 3D SBS/TAB/Anaglyph MP4 format for viewing on 3D TV/VR Headsets/3D Projector/3D Video Player.
Besides MP4, the program also facilitates you to convert WVM files to other popular digital file formats or hot devices and applications preset profile formats for better playing, editing, sharing and backing up WVM files anywhere at any time.
The program is available on Widows 10/8.1/8/7, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Mac version – Pavtube Video Converter for Mac for macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks.
Step by Step to Convert WVM Files to MP4 with Pavtube Video Converter
Step 1: Load WVM files into the application.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source WVM video files into the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of your desired MP4 file format according to your own needs.
Output H.264 HD MP4
Output H.265 HD MP4
Output H.264 High Profile video
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from WVM to MP4 format conversion process.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then feel free to play, edit, share the output MP4 files anywhere at any time as you like.