File Extension Library

.MSWMM File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .MSWMM files and how to open them?

Can't open .MSWMM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .MSWMM file.

What is a .MSWMM file extension?

.MSWMM file extension is created by Microsoft. .MSWMM has been classified as Video Files. The format of .MSWMM file is Binary.

.MSWMM is Windows Movie Maker Project

An MSWMM file is a movie created with Windows Movie Maker. It contains a project, which includes the movie timeline, transitions, and references to video clips, audio files, and still images used by the movie.

Windows Movie Maker allows the user to combine and edit content saved within an MSWMM file. Once the movie is finished, it can be exported in a standard video format or burned to a DVD.

You can convert an MSWMM file to a .WMV file, which is a more common format, using Window MovieMaker:

  • Windows Vista - Open the MSWMM file by selecting File → Open Project. Then select [m[File → Publish Movie[/m] and follow the prompts to save the file as a WMV file.
  • Windows 7 - Open the MSWMM file by selecting File → Open Project. Then, drag the project to the timeline and click "Save to my computer", which is under "Finish Movie" in the left pane. Then follow the prompts in the wizard to save the file as a WMV file.

You can also convert MSWMM files using Wondershare Video Converter. With this program, you can convert the project to more popular formats, such as .MP4, .AVI, .FLV, .MOV, .DVD, .VOB, an .MPG.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Movie Maker Project
Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker
Wondershare Video Converter Pro
Wondershare Video Converter Pro for Mac

How to fix problems with .MSWMM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MSWMM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MSWMM file format
  2. You need to check the .MSWMM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)