Currently, WMV is already a very common video format. Almost all commonly used video players support playback of videos in WMV format. When you need to save videos in WMV format, you can save them directly on your computer's hard drive, or convert WMV to DVD ISO so as to make them playable on DVD players. This article will introduce readers to three programs that can convert WMV to ISO and the specific steps of converting WMV to ISO with them.

Part 1: Know about WMV

WMV (Windows Media Video) is a collective name for a series of videos and related video encoding formats developed by Microsoft and is part of the Microsoft Windows Media Framework. WMV files generally contain both video and audio parts. The video portion uses Windows Media Video encoding and the audio portion uses Windows Media Audio encoding. Compared with the ASF format, WMV is an upgraded version of it. The WMV format is very small, so it is very suitable for playing and transmitting on the Internet. In the case of the same file quality, video files in WMV format have a smaller size than ASF.

Part 2: How to burn TS file to DVD with Leawo DVD Creator

Leawo DVD Creator is a multifunctional DVD burning program that allows video to be used as an input file and then burns it to DVD (DVD-5/DVD-9) discs, folders and ISO image files. More importantly, it supports more than 180 video formats like MP4 to DVD, AVI to DVD, FLV to DVD, etc. Therefore, you can convert WMV to ISO with Leawo DVD Creator. In addition, Leawo DVD Creator can also be used as a DVD photo slideshow burner.

In addition, users can edit the loaded video with the Leawo DVD Creator, including: Trimming the length of the video, adding watermarks to the video, removing noise from the video, and more. More importantly, Leawo DVD Creator can also convert 2D video to 3D DVD.

In addition to processing the video, Leawo DVD Creator can also create menus for DVD. Leawo DVD Creator offers users over 40 DVD menu templates. Users can not only use these templates directly, but also download their favorite DVD menu templates from the Internet or customize their own menu templates.

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Step 1: Since Leawo DVD Creator is part of Leawo Prof. Media, users only need to download and install Leawo Prof. Media. After running Leawo Prof. Media, click the Blu-ray/DVD Creator button in the main interface of Leawo Prof. Media to access the function interface of Leawo DVD Creator.


Step 2: In order to import WMV video files into Leawo DVD Creator, users can click the Add Video button and add WMV video files step by step or directly drag WMV video files into the main interface of Leawo DVD Creator.


Step 3: After importing WMV video files, just click on the video, users can preview it. Through the Subtitle and Audio drop-down menus on the right side of the video, we can choose one of the subtitles and audio tracks. At the low end of this page, we can choose not only the type of DVD (DVD-9 or DVD-5), but also the aspect ratio of the video between 4:3 and 16:9 and the resolution of the video among Fit to disc, 2 Mbps and so on.


Step 4: Click on the pencil-like button to go to the page where you can edit the video. On this page, there are 6 functions available to us, including: Trimming the video length, adding watermark to the video, add 3D effect to the video and so on. You can process the video according to your needs. Finally, click the OK button to save these settings and go back to the previous page.


Step 5: On the right side of this page, we can also set the menu for the DVD. Not only can we use the menu templates provided by Leawo DVD Creator directly, but we can also download the menu templates for DVDs online. Click on the button like the eye to preview the DVD menu we select. Click on the button similar to the pencil to access the interface of customizing the DVD menu. We can not only customize the background image and background music of the DVD menu, but also change its name, font color and so on. Finally click the Save button to save your changes to the DVD menu.


Step 6: Finally, click on the green Burn button to call out a sidebar. In the Burn to option, Leawo DVD Creator provides three options: DVD Folder, ISO File and Burn to DVD disc after inserting a blank writable disc for users to choose. Because we want to convert WMV to ISO, we tick the second option. In addition, in the Disc Label and Save to options, Leawo DVD Creator allows us to rename disc label and set output path. Last but not least, click the round Burn button on the pop-up burning settings panel to start converting WMV to ISO.


Part 3: How to convert WMV to ISO with DVD Flick

DVD Flick is a simple but at the same time powerful DVD Authoring tool, which can burn near any video file to DVD. Then, of course, it can convert WMV video to ISO files. Before using DVD Flick to burn video files to DVD, users can easily add a menu to the DVD and add subtitles to the video. In addition to having an easy-to-use interface, DVD Flick is completely free and without any advertising, which undoubtedly increases the user's affection for it. Besides, DVD Flick supports for over 60 video codecs, like DV, VC1 Windows media, and supports for over 40 audio codecs, such as: ACC, Vorbis and so on.

The following steps will show you how to convert WMV to ISO files with DVD Flick:

Step 1: Run this software after downloading and installing DVD Flick to your computer.


Step 2: You can import WMV video files from your computer's hard drive into DVD Flick by clicking the Add title button on the right side of the main interface of DVD Flick. At the bottom of the main interface of DVD Flick, you can click the Browse button to set the storage location of the output ISO file.

Step 3: At the top of the main interface of DVD Flick, click the Project settings button. At this point, an interface with the same name as Project settings will pop up. At the left end of the interface, we select the Burning option and then check Create ISO image. Finally, click the Accept button to save the settings.

Step 4: Finally, click the Create DVD button to command DVD Flick to start converting WMV video files to ISO files. After a few minutes, you can get the output ISO file in the folder that you set up.


Part 4: How to convert WMV to ISO with PowerISO

As a powerful CD/DVD/BD image file processing tool, PowerISO can easily burn videos or ISO files to CD, DVD or Blu-ray Disc. Therefore, with this software, users can create audio CDs, data CDs, data DVDs, video DVDs or VCDs. After loading the ISO file into PowerISO, the user can edit the ISO file directly, such as: Adding files to ISO file, renaming files in ISO file and so on. In addition, PowerISO can also rip audio CDs to MP3, FLAC, APE, WMA or BIN files. What’s more, it can also convert video to ISO, which includes converting WMV to ISO.

Here are the specific steps on how to convert WMV to ISO with PowerISO:

Step 1: Download PowerISO from the web, install it on your computer, and run it. Click the Add button. Then import the WMV file from your computer to PowerISO.


Step 2: Click the Save button. An interface called Save As will pop up. Through this interface, we can set the storage location and the file name of the ISO file. Finally, click the Save button on this interface to start converting the WMV file to ISO file.


Part 5: Comparisons among Leawo DVD Creator, DVD Flick and PowerISO

Through the above introduction, we know that these three WMV to ISO converter freeware tools can easily complete the conversion from WMV to ISO. At the same time, they also have different advantages or disadvantages. So, let's compare the features of Leawo DVD Creator, DVD Flick and PowerISO.


Leawo DVD Creator

DVD Flick


Burn video to DVD

Burn photo to DVD

Burn photo to ISO

Burn ISO file to DVD

Make DVD menu

Burn video to ISO

Create 3D DVD

Take screenshot when previewing video

Burn videos in batch

Add watermark to video

Trim video length

Crop the size of video

Add special effects to video

Choose subtitle and audio track

By comparing these three programs, it is easy to know that Leawo DVD Creator offers the most functions to users, and it is the most comprehensive WMV to ISO converter freeware tool. Therefore, Leawo DVD Creator is our first choice for tools that convert WMV to ISO.