Nikon D600 Digital Camera body features a full-frame 24.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor in a compact form-factor. That means the D600 is both slimmer than a traditional HDSLR and more budget-friendly. And with a full-sized sensor also comes a powerful engine; the EXPEED 3 processing system enables features such as 5.5 fps continuous shooting at full resolution. Also, compact as it may be, the D600 still fits in a 3.2″ LCD monitor. Nikon D600 shoots 1080p HD videos with selectable frame rates of 30p, 25p or 24p and MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression. Bend time with 720p HD at 60p, 50p or 30p for ultra-smooth video playback of fast moving subjects, or create slow-motion footage during post processing. The Nikon D600 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 D600 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 D600 MOV format. Nikon Video Converter comes as the perfect partner for putting Nikon D600 MOV videos to Windows Movie Maker and Windows Live Movie Maker for editing or burning directly. Nikon Video Converter would convert Nikon D600 to WMV, and merge 1080p video for editing.
Follow the steps below, and you can bring the HD videos from Nikon D600 to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) for editing.
Step 1. Load Nikon D600 1080p MOV videos to Nikon Video Converter for Windows.
Transfer the .mov files from Nikon D600 to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run Nikon Video Converter from UFUSoft as the Nikon D600 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 D600 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 D600 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 D600 MOV to WMV3 for WMM.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Nikon D600 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 D600.
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.