WMV Files Not Playing On Android Devices? 3-step Solution

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Nowadays, Android devices are becoming increasingly mature, and the number of Android users is also increasing rapidly. However, many people find that WMV files cannot be played or recognized on Android devices. What should we do when we encounter such an error? Don’t worry. This article recommends an all-in-one tool to show you how to play WMV files on Android devices.

I am afraid that many people have encountered the above problem. The native Android player supports playing WMV files, and you can check from the official Android website that WMV is not listed in the supported formats. Besides installing a specific video codec on your Android device, you can also convert WMV files to Android-supported formats via a desktop program in just three steps.

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How to convert WMV files to Android-supported formats?

The Android device does not support converting video formats, so we need to use third-party software to complete this task. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is designed to solve any format incompatibility issues, with the help of 500+ configured presets to help convert WMV to Android device-supported formats. Also, it allows you to download popular audio and video from YouTube and 1000+ other sites to play on your Android, create custom ringtones for your Android device, record screen, convert video to GIF, etc.

Download the program from the official website and follow the steps below to get started.

Step 1: Import WMV files into this converter.

Double-click the software’s shortcut to launch it. You will see five icons on the main interface. Select “Converter” on the left to enter the sub-interface and click the “Add Files” button to add the WMV file to the program or drag the WMV file to the window.

Step 2: Choose the output format.

Click the output format panel on the right side of the conversion window, and select “MP4” as the output format under the “Video” tab. As you know, MP4 is the most commonly used format for almost all platforms and devices.

You can also select your Android model under the “Devices” tab. No additional configuration is required as all preset profiles are well-optimized.

Step 3: Start converting WMV to Android-supported formats.

After everything is done, click the triangle button at the bottom to set the output folder to save the converted files. Then click the “Run” button to start converting the WMV file. Finally, connect your Android device to the computer and transfer the converted video to your Android device so you can enjoy the converted WMV file on Android.

More features of WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

  • Download videos from 1000+ video-sharing sites, such as YouTube, Vimeo, Liveleak, Hulu, Dailymotion, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Extract audio from video files.
  • Add subtitles to videos.
  • To convert Convert 408p video to 4k.
  • Convert video files to phones, laptops, desktops, tablets, TVs, handsets, and more.
  • Record the screen with sound.
  • Convert video and pictures into GIFs.
  • Create custom ringtones for digital devices.

Final words

After trying the above methods, you will find that the trouble of not playing WMV videos on your Android device will no longer bother you. Suppose you have other audio and video that Android does not support. In that case, you can also download WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to convert them because it supports batch conversion mode, which saves your waiting time to a great extent. Moreover, it is supported by hardware acceleration technology, which provides you with the fastest conversion speed and maintains the original video quality.

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Sam Beckman

Sam Beckman

My name is Sam Beckman. I’m a technology YouTuber and Video Producer with a passion for filmmaking.

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