File Extension Library

.WLVS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .WLVS files and how to open them?

Can't open .WLVS 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 .WLVS file.

What is a .WLVS file extension?

.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 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.)