How to Convert PREL Files to WMV

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PREL (Premiere Elements Project) is a file extension for a video file format made with Adobe Premiere Elements, which is a Windows video-editing software program. WMV (Windows Media Video) is a Microsoft-made digital video compression format used by numerous common codecs and players.

In order to convert from PREL to WMV, you must use a conversion program. Several of these are available online as free trial downloads.

Download and install Need 4 Video Converter 7.0 (see Resources).

Run the conversion program on the desktop. Select "File," then "Open" from the top menu bar. Choose a PREL file for conversion. Click "Open."

  • PREL (Premiere Elements Project) is a file extension for a video file format made with Adobe Premiere Elements, which is a Windows video-editing software program.
  • In order to convert from PREL to WMV, you must use a conversion program.

Select "WMV" in the "Output file:" field. Click the "Browse" button next to the "Save To:" field. Select a target destination for the converted file. Click "OK."

Enter a file name into the "Save As:" field.

Click the red "Convert" button at the bottom of the main window to begin the conversion process.

Download and install "Any Video Converter Freeware" (see Resources).

  • Select "WMV" in the "Output file:" field.
  • Enter a file name into the "Save As:" field.

Run the conversion program on the desktop. Click the "Add Video" button. Select a PREL file for conversion. Click "Add."

Select "WMV (*.wmv)" from the "Profile:" menu. Click the "Output Folder" button. Select a target destination folder for the converted WMV file. Click "OK."

  • Run the conversion program on the desktop.
  • Select a target destination folder for the converted WMV file.

Click the "Encode" button to begin the conversion process.

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