Nikon 1 J3 is a compact, CX-format interchangeable lens digital camera with a 14.2 MP CMOS image sensor. It features a 3.0″ LCD display, can snap photos while recording movies in Full HD (1080p), 15 FPS continuous burst shooting, RAW file recording, Best Moment Capture, Motion Snapshot, Smart Photo Selector and superb low-light performance. Includes the 1 NIKKOR VR II 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens and 1 NIKKOR VR II 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 Lens. The Nikon 1 J3 captures stills in JPEG and RAW and video in the MOV format, with H.264/MPEG-4 compression.
But the MOV video format came from Nikon 1 J3 is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. So you will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed MOV on your editing software like: Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas , Windows Moive Maker, even Windows 7/Windows 8 Windows Live Movie Maker, etc.
Windows Movie Maker only supports a few videos formats like ASF, WMV, MPG, AVI, MP2, no support for the Nikon 1 J3 MOV format. Nikon Video Converter comes as the perfect partner for putting Nikon 1 J3 MOV videos to Windows Movie Maker and Windows Live Movie Maker for editing or burning directly. Nikon Video Converter would convert Nikon 1 J3 to WMV, and merge 1080p video for editing.
Follow the steps below, and you can bring the HD videos from Nikon 1 J3 to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) for editing.
Step 1. Load Nikon 1 J3 1080p MOV videos to Nikon Video Converter for Windows.
Transfer the .mov files from Nikon 1 J3 to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run Nikon Video Converter from UFUSoft as the Nikon 1 J3 MOV to WMV converter, and click the “Add” button to load 1080p .mov videos.
Step 2. Choose HD WMV output format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > WMV HD Video (*.wmv) as output format. The Nikon 1 J3 MOV converter will convert 1080p MOV to 1080p HD WMV with WMV3 as video codec. This MOV Converter will export wmv videos with original video resolution, and make the HD videos stable on Windows Movie Maker.
Step 3. Edit loaded Nikon 1 J3 MOV files. (Optional)
Click the button of “Editor” on the menu bar and the editor interface will come out with several editing options.They allow you to crop unwanted parts, trim video length and add some special effects to the video.
Step 4. Convert Nikon 1 J3 MOV to WMV3 for WMM.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Nikon 1 J3 1080p MOV to 1080p WMV3 will start immediately. After the conversion, you may import the output HD videos to Window Movie Maker and mix the slides, pictures to create your home movies.
After creating home movies in WMM, you can share the movies in Windows Media Center, watch movies on TV or even burn the videos to DVD in Windows DVD Maker. Just enjoy the creation with Nikon 1 J3.
The Best Nikon Video Converter also supports converting Nikon 1 V2, Nikon D5100, Nikon D3100, Nikon D800, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V1 MOV videos to WMV, MP4, AVI, MPG, etc on Windows.