3 ways to play MP4 on windows media player

There are tens of thousands of issues that the users face in relation to the mp4 files and for the same reason it is important to know that each and every issue in interrelated with the other and hence almost same solution can be applied in most of the cases. This tutorial has been written to make sure that the user facing the issues in playing the mp4 files on media player are not only pacified but the issue is also resolved to make sure that if there is a next time then the user can make use of this tutorial and get the issue resolved.

Part 1: Windows Media Player does not play .mp4 videos correctly

There are number of issues that could lead to this problem. From hardware to software even if a single minor program is not up to the mark it will create issues for the user in this regard. It is therefore necessary to make sure that the root cause is analyzed and the issue is fixed as soon as possible. The most faced issue in this regard is the fact that the codec packs are not installed or the ones installed by default are not being updated and these outlandish plug-ins and codes create issues for the user. This problem is never hard to identify as in the wake of advancement in science and technology it is very easy to make sure that the problems are resolved as soon as the required action is taken in this regard. This tutorial will also make sure that the user reverts if there is a second time in this regard and gets the problem fixed as soon as this tutorial is read. Major sings and the issues in this regard that lead to mp4 malfunctioning are as follows:


  1. Mp4 not played at all
  2. The users are facing issue with audio
  3. The issue of video/voice synchronization
  4. All of above


In order to make sure that the problem is resolved it is important to note that a user should make sure that the issue is resolved by the fixtures that have been explained in this tutorial so that the ultimate goal of problem resolution is achieved in full.

Version of the windows media player not supporting the files:
Following is the list in this regard that should be kept in mind:

  • Windows Media Player 10.0  / 14 Feb 2008
  • Windows Media Player 9.0 / 18 Jul 2008
  • Windows Media Player 8.0   / 14 Feb 2008
  • Windows Media Player 7.0   / 14 Feb 2008

Part 2: Convert mp4 videos using Wondershare

Wondershare is the best and the state of the art convertor that could be used to make sure that the issue of playing mp4 format files are resolved and the user gets the best result in this regard. In order to make sure that the issue is resolved the user should also know the key features of the program and the related process which will be explained in this part.

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The key features are as follows:

  1. The program is the best to make sure that the any format is converted to another 30 times faster and for the same reason it is also to be noted that the user can seamlessly enjoy the converted format across multiple devices and the related platforms that are supported in this regard.
  2. The user can make sure that the format is converted from 2D to 3D without any issue and for the same reason it also makes sure that the video is converted without any issue in this regard. The immense experience in this regard is something that allows the user to get the best experience out of the converted videos.
  3. The software supports 150+ formats which mean that a user can convert from any other format to the ones that are supported and can enjoy almost any format by converting. The onetime payment of the software is something that allows the user to get the best and state of the art result in this regard.

The process that should be followed in this regard is as follows and for the same reason it is very important to note that the user should make sure that each and every step is followed without any skipping to get the state of the art results without any issue:

1.From the URL the user needs to make sure that the .exe of the program is downloaded, installed and run to begin the process:

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2.The user should then click the add files button to add the desired video easily:

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3.The output format as per the need and demand is then to be selected and it should be made sure that the format is compatible with the WMP so that the right direction is set and the process advances further:

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4.In the last step the user should make sure that the convert button is pressed and the user gets the file converted and this also marks the end of the process in full. This 4 step process is rhe easiet wayto overcome the subjected issue:

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5.The file can then be played without any issue and problem:

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Part 3: Install mp4 codecs from microsoft.com

This is the second and a relatively tech savvy process that should be followed in this regard to make sure that the user gets the best result. It is also to be noted that the complete information about the installation is available at the URL https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/316992 whereas to download the codecs it is advised to paste the URL https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=507 during the process to make sure that the right direction is again taken. The complete process is as follows:

1.The mp4 file that is giving the error is to be played using the media player so that the following error appears:

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2.It is also to be noted that the web help button is to be pressed to proceed further in this regard and to make sure that the process advances:

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3.WMplugins.com is the ink that is then to be followed:

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4.Within the search bar as it has been mentioned before as well the link i.e. the URL https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=507 is to be pasted to get the results:

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5.The download button is to be pressed and the prompts are to be followed to make sure that the codec is installed and the player should be restarted to make sure that the process ends in full and the file is played without any issue:

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Part 4: Comparison Table

Name and Metrics
Easy to use
Supported format
Does it work
Wondershare Video Convertor Ultimate Yes All formats Yes always
Microsoft codec installation No Only mp4 Sometimes

Wondershare Video Convertor Ultimate is the program that has been recommended by the table that has been mentioned above and it is due to the following reasons:

Supported formats

From Android to iOS and from m2ts to MKV Wondershare Video Convertor Ultimate supports over 150+ formats to make sure that he user is never left in despair. It is for the same reason that almost any format that a user can think of has been integrated with the program to provide the best results.

Does it work?

It is the best program to make sure that the working is perfect and in line with the requirements of the users. It is also one of the programs which make sure that the user gets the state of the art and the best

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