MP4 Tips and Tricks

How do you play MP4 on Windows Media Player?

August 24 2015 , Written by Bonnie

Description: Windows Media Player doesn’t support the mp4 format, here is a very effective method to be introduced to you.

Nowadays, Windows Media Player has been playing an important role in our daily life. Designed by media lovers, for media lovers. Windows Media Player 12 is playing more music and video than ever. According to Microsoft support website, WMP is only supported WMV, AVI, ASF, MPG video formats and WMA, MP3, WAV, AU, AIFF audio formats. Unfortunately, playing MP4 on Windows Media Player is still possible. Therefore, these are the questions people always ask : "Why my Windows Media Player won't play MP4 files"? "How can i open MP4 files in Windows Media Player"?

In order to open MP4 files on Windows Media Player, you can install decoders such as DirectShow-compatible MPEG-4 decoder packs, Codec Pack, K-Lite and so on. However, installing plug-in or codec is annoying sometimes.

Faced with the trouble, we can change MP4 to supported WMV. I found a better converter software, it is the best I've used conversion software. That’s Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. It can transfer MP4 to WMV/AVI/ASF/MPGetc. Used up is quick and high efficiency, really is a good choice. The following will provide you with a detailed 3 steps converting MP4 to Windows Media Player supported WMV with the help of iFastime Video Converter Player Ulimate.

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First, please download and install this Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate.


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How to play MP4 on Windows media player?

Step 1. Load MP4 video files to the software

Click the “File” button to the top menu bar to import source video files to the program.

Step 2. Choose output file format

Click the "Format" drop-down button to select WMP supported WMV, ASF as output profile from "Common Video" or "HD Video" Category.

Tip- Video/Audio Settings: You can also click "Settings" icon to and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Sart converting

After choosing output formats, and all settings are done, please click the "Convert" button to start the MP4 to WMV format conversion, it will be finished with fast speed and great output quality.

After converting, then how to Import Video into Microsoft Media Player?

How to Import Videos into Windows Media Player?

Please consider the following steps.

Step 1. Open Windows Media Player by clicking on the Start menu and then clicking on the Windows Media Player icon.

Step 2. Click on the "Library" tab in Media Player. If you already have music or video in your library, you will see those files displayed here.

Step 3. With Media Player still open, click on the video file you would like to import to highlight it.

Step 4. Drag the video file over to the Library window in Media Player, and release the button. This will import the video into your Media Player library.

Step 5. Click on the "Library" tab at the top of Media Player, and select "Video." Once your video library opens, verify that the video file has been added.

All operations completed, what a magical perfect software!

Tried to operate, you will find that this conversion software is so easy to use. Has a lot of people use it to solve the problem of MP4 format conversion. No longer have to use Windows Media Player can not play MP4 worry about.Besides, iFastime Video Converter Ultimate also can change many formats like 4K videos, H.265 video, 3D, DVD, etc. Playing MP4 on Windows Media Player is so easy. Save your time with high conversion speed and provide you with a wonderful media life, why not?

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