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How to open .wmv file extension?

File Type : Video file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .wmv file extension?

.wmv file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
WMV files: Developed by Microsoft Corporation., it is a Video file based on the Microsoft’s ASF (Advanced Systems Format) container format. It uses Windows Media compression & contains video encoded with one of Microsoft's Windows Media Video (WMV) proprietary codecs. Note: Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 was the last version of the Windows Media Player developed for Mac OS X. However, Mac users can use Flip4Mac WMV (also known as Microsoft Windows Media Components for QuickTime) to play WMV files.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .wmv files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 6
  • CyberLink PowerDirector 13 Ultra
  • CyberLink PowerDVD 14
  • Eltima SWF & FLV Toolbox
  • Microsoft Windows Video
  • Nullsoft Winamp
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 2
  • Web browser with the Windows Media Player plugin
  • Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player
  • Microsoft Zune
  • CyberLink PowerDVD 15
  • ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre
  • Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
  • Applian Replay Converter
  • Apple QuickTime Player with Windows Media Components plugin
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple QuickTime Pro with Flip4Mac WMV Components
  • Eltima Elmedia Player
  • ShedWorx Smart Converter
  • Apple QuickTime Player with Flip4Mac WMV Components
  • Web browser with Flip4Mac WMV plugin