File Extension Library

.WLVS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .WLVS file?

.WLVS file extension is created by Microsoft. .WLVS has been classified as Settings Files.

.WLVS is Windows Movie Maker Video Settings File

A WLVS file contains settings used by Windows Movie Maker, a program used to create home movies and slideshows. It stores video settings such as the width and height of your video, bit rate, frame rate, and audio format.

You can create your own custom settings for your Movie Maker Video project. Select Save movie → Create custom setting.... Name the setting, make your desired changes, and click Save.

WLVS files are located in the following directory:

C:\Users\[yourusername]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live\Video Profiles

The WLVS files must be placed in this directory in order for the settings to appear in the Windows Movie Maker menu. You can share your custom settings with other Windows Movie Maker users by sending them your WLVS file. When they place the file in their "Video Profiles" directory, the settings will appear in their version of Windows Movie Maker.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Movie Maker Video Settings File
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker

How to Open .WLVS file on different platforms

Open .WLVS File on Windows

  • Right-click a .WLVS
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .WLVS file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .WLVS files" Press "Ok"

Open .WLVS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WLVS file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .WLVS File on Linux

Right click on the .WLVS file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .WLVS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WLVS file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .WLVS File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .WLVS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .WLVS files

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