Every coin has two sides! ISO disc image file is quite popular and it was made for storing data contents of any optical disc. However, the fact that this file can be only played in certain software truly becomes a shortcoming. So if you are looking for some tools that can convert ISO to other regular video formats like WMV and use it as an ISO to WMV converter, check nowhere else but here.
This tutorial article is mainly discussing:
What exactly is ISO? — The Definition.
Although there is no standard definition, ISO is a disc image file that contains of data contents of any optical disc, for example, DVDs or Blu-ray discs.
What is WMV and why we need to convert ISO to WMV?
WMV(Windows Media Video) is the most recognized video compression format developed by Microsoft. WMV does have a lot of versions like WMV1, WMV2. WMV3, etc., and there are actually some existing players like Leawo Blu-ray Player, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, MPlayer, Media Player Classic, VLC Media Player and K-Multimedia Player can play this file directly and flawlessly.
Speaking of the limitations of ISO, the most well-known one is that not so many software tools are able to perform the task of writing ISO disk images to flash drives. Therefore, in order to make ISO file playable in those WMV-compatible players, we need a tool here that can be used as an ISO to WMV converter, which can achieve the conversion easily and quickly, the most important, have the original ISO quality and effect retained 100%.
How to convert ISO to WMV for Windows Media Player?
You can probably search an ISO converter online, but the most reliable solution would be using Leawo Blu-ray Ripper. This software is made for Blu-ray/DVD lovers to rip Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder and ISO to more than 180 popular video/audio formats with the best output quality, without any loss and the quickest processing speed. WMV is one of the supported formats.
The steps below will demonstrate how to achieve the ISO to WMV conversion in just a few clicks.
Step 1: Launch Leawo Blu-ray Ripper(included in Leawo Prof. Media as a separate module) Click “Blu-ray Ripper” tab and you will see the main interface like this.
Step 2: Browse the output format and select WMV Video as final, and adjust the WMV video profile settings to guarantee the best output quality.
Step 3: Click “Add Blu-ray/DVD” -> “Add iso file” to import ISO file. Or you can drag and drop ISO file instead. After ISO file has been imported, the preview is available. You can also choose the movie mode on the top from “Full Movie“, “Main Movie” and ““Custom Mode“.
Step 4: Click “OK” and you will be able to see all the conversion summary before it officially starts. You can also adjust the video effects.
Step 5: Click the green button “Convert” to set the output saving path and start the ISO to WMV conversion officially.
Wait just for a few minutes(depending on how big your original ISO file is) until the conversion completes. Now you can view your ISO file in WMV format almost anywhere easily.