How to open WMV file?

What is WMV file extension?

WMV is an extension used in files containing video content. This is a format developed by Microsoft. Data in WMV files are encoded using Windows Media. The contents of WMV files can be compressed, which makes it easier to stream such data. However, this does not affect the quality of the movie. WMV files can be supported by many video playback programs.

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Programs that support WMV file

Programs for Windows system
Windows Media Player Windows Media Player
Winamp Winamp
PowerDVD PowerDVD
PowerDirector PowerDirector
SWF & FLV Toolbox SWF & FLV Toolbox
Applian Replay Converter Applian Replay Converter
Programs for Mac OS system
Elmedia Player Elmedia Player
Smart Converter Smart Converter
QuickTime Player QuickTime Player
QuickTime Pro QuickTime Pro
Windows Media Player OS X Windows Media Player OS X
Wondershare Video Converter Wondershare Video Converter
Programs for Linux system
Xine Xine
Totem Totem
Programs for iOS system
WMV Player WMV Player
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the WMV file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the WMV file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the WMV file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the WMV file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the WMV file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the WMV file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).