- Windows Media Video is a scalable codec from Microsoft. The amount of compression and frame size are determined by the intended “audience”.
- Detailed Windows Media information
- You can use the free Windows Media Encoder from Microsoft to leverage much greater control of the encoding process than you can from within Premiere Pro.
- See the following:
- Alternates and Audiences options for encoding in the Premiere Pro CS3 Help.
- “Adobe Media Encoder” and “To specify Windows Media Audiences options” in the Premiere Pro 2.0 Help.
- “Producing Final Video” and “Alternates and Audiences preset options” in the Premiere Pro 1.x Help.
- See Microsoft for details of the Windows Media Video and Windows Media Audio formats.
- Premiere Pro may become unresponsive if you import a .WMV file that has a long duration (on the order of 1.5 hours).
- See the C:\Program Files\Adobe\Premiere Pro x.x\ReadMe file for important information about Windows Media.
- If you're having trouble exporting to Windows Media format then try the following:
- Open a command prompt
- Type CD "c:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Pro CS3" and press the Enter key, or search for the file "WMencodingHelper.exe" and change to its containing folder.
- Type WMencodingHelper.exe /regserver and press the Enter key.