How to open a file with .wmv extension?

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

You'll need a new app to open this .wmv file

Searching for the right program to open .wmv files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .wmv file extension?

WMV file is a video file based on the Microsoft’s ASF (Advanced Systems Format). It is developed by the Microsoft Corporation. It uses Windows Media compression and consists of video encoded with one of the Microsoft's WMV (Windows Media Video) proprietary codecs. Mac users can use Flip4Mac WMV to play WMV files.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org 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 wmvfiles:

  • 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 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