Convert DVR-MS Files Created by Windows Media Center for editing on PC/Mac

Here offers you the free and easiest way to convert DVR-MS Files Created by Windows Media Center for editing on PC/Mac. Keep on reading.

What's DVR-MS?

Windows Media Center uses the DVR-MS file format to record video and audio. The DVR-MS format gets its name from DVR, Digital Video Recorder, and MS, Microsoft. The format is based on the ASF specification. The video codec used is MPEG-2 and the audio codec is normally MP2 although it can be AC3 for HDTV depending on how the signal is broadcast.

Convert DVR-MS Files for editing

Convert DVR-MS Files Created by Windows Media Center for editing

A major disadvantage of Media Center recordings is the large size of DVR-MS files. A two-hour TV show recorded in DVR-MS at the Best quality setting can take up to 5.5 GB on your hard disk. DVR-MS files also cannot be edited easily. If you want to remove commercials or do other editing, it is necessary to convert your DVR-MS files to another format (like AVI) which can be edited more easily.

Follow the steps to learn how to transcode DVR-MS to AVI for editing on PC/Mac quickly.


So to get full use of this DVR-MS file in editing applications on PC/Mac, you can get help with this professional DVR-MS Video Converter from Pavtube, (Read the review) which can convert DVR-MS to readable and editable AVI with perfect quality and fast conversion speed. What's more, it is the ideal conversion tool that offers several editing functions like cropping video dimension, trimming file length, adjust playing effects, etc. The mac version is here

1. Load DVR-MS files.

Run Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate as the best DVR-MS to AVI Converter. Click "Add Video" icon to load DVR-MS media files. 

DVR-MS to AVI Converter

2. Select output format for video editing software.

Click "Format" menu and choose "AVI HD Video (*.avi)" as target format from "HD Video" option for editing natively in editors like Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas and Pinnacle Studio.  Or you can convert your DVR-MS files to another format (such as WMV) for easy distribution and storage.  

3. Edit loaded DVR-MS files.

Click "Edit" button and you are allowed to trim, crop, add text/image/video watermark or some effect to your output video for making it perfect. Here the function of adding subtitles to output files will contribute to make your own videos. You can use free software Subtitle Edit to edit your subtitle content then add it to output videos.

Tips: Click "Settings" on the interface and you can adjust the parameters including size, bitrate, frame rate, etc. to get a high quality of output files. And keep the settings the same as original video recordings will provide you the least loss of video quality. 

4. Start conversion.

Click the "Convert" button to start conversion. When it completed, click the "Open" button to get the generated videos.

If you have an Apple iPod/iPhone/iTouch, Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) or TV, you can add your converted files directly to their playlists for you after conversion or burn the files on a VCD or DVD for viewing on a regular TV. This helps to avoid wastage of hard disk space when you want to store these files on your PC.

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