What program should be used to open the file



.wmv file extension

There are several reasons that can cause problems with opening the .wmv file on your device. Some of them appear much more frequently.

  • The first most common problem is the lack of an installed software (in the correct version) that supports .wmv file. Browse the programs installed on your device, and make sure you have one of the programs from the list that you see below. If you do not have any of these programs, simply download and install one of them . When you install a new program just double click on the .wmv file with which you had the problem and select the newly installed software as the default software to support the file.
  • Another frequently encountered cause is incorrect association of the .wmv file with a program designed to support it. This problem can also be solved easily. Try this page and follow the instructions. But remember to make sure that you have installed at least one of the programs from the list below . To make the .wmv file open up properly, you must associate it with one of them.

Types of files with the .wmv extension in our database

  • 1. Windows Media Video File

    Category Video Files
    Developer Microsoft
    Popularity Popularity

    • Microsoft Windows Video
    • Microsoft Windows Media Player
    • Microsoft Zune
    • Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6
    • CyberLink PowerDVD 13
    • CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultra
    • ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre 6
    • Roxio Creator NXT Pro
    • Eltima SWF & FLV Toolbox
    • Applian Replay Converter
    • Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate
    • Apple QuickTime Player with Windows Media Components plugin
    • Web browser with the Windows Media Player plugin
    • Eltima Elmedia Player
    • ShedWorx Smart Converter
    • Apple QuickTime Player with Flip4Mac WMV Components
    • Apple QuickTime Pro with Flip4Mac WMV Components
    • Web browser with Flip4Mac WMV plugin
    • Macca Studios WMV Player

File association with the application to support it is carried out by the file extension. If, for example a .wmv file is associated with one of the applications from the list, then when you double click on the file, the operating system will run this application and open the .wmv file.

In addition, you can find on the site addresses of all required software for .wmv files. We try to provide addresses to the sites of manufacturers, so that appropriate programs could be downloaded from the most reliable source.

For some files, different software supports running the file, editing it, and even saving the data in a .wmv file, which makes working with the file difficult. That is why we created a continuously updated database to which we add information about the particular software. You also can develop our database by using the form included on the site.

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