Solved-Can't play .mov files in Windows Media Player 12/11/10etc
- Part 1: What is mov format?
- Part2: Why Windows Media Player cannot play mov?
- Part3: How to play mov with Windows Media Player?
It is one of the best and the state of the art features of the Windows Media Player that it can lay almost any type of file that user requires and for the same reason it is regarded as the best and the state of the art player that could not only make sure that the user never requires a new installation but on the other hand it also makes sure that the best has been delivered to the user without any issue as it has been built as a part of the OS in this regard. However some formats are not played and this tutorial will make sure that the user’s issues regarding the .mov format are resolved.
Part 1: What is mov format?
Developed by International Standards Organization this is one of the best formats which make sure that less space is occupied and the data transfer is easy and state of the art. It is for the same reason that the user not only gets the best results in terms of playing but it also makes sure that the needful is done without any issue and the user transfer of data is completed. Unlike other formats this has been developed to make sure that the cross platform compatibility issues are resolved as soon as possible. It is also to be noted that the user should make sure that the format is used with the Windows Media Player after the needful has been done and the overall issues are also resolved in this regard.
It is also to be noted that the user should also make sure that the players that are downloaded to make sure that the playing of the mov format is made possible should have been developed by renowned companies so that in the long run the user never faces any issues in relation to this phenomenon. It is also closely related to the MP4 format as they both use the same MPEG-4 format container and therefore these two formats can also be regarded as closely associated in relation to container access. The latter part of the tutorial will make sure that the user gets the best results in relation to the subjected issue and it is resolved in full as per the will and desire of the user. The tutorial will also make sure that necessary tools are also provided in this regard to make sure that the needful is done without any issue and problem and no matter whatever the file is it is played without any issue and problem when it comes to windows media player.
Part2: Why Windows Media Player cannot play mov?
There are several reasons that are behind the issue that has been mentioned and they could be both technical and non technical. The technical issues are however very important in this regard and therefore they are to be resolved first hand to make sure that the issue is never faced and the user gets the best results without any issue. The most common issue in relation to the issue is that the user has not got the plug-ins that are necessary to make sure that the needful is done with quality and class. It is also to be noted that the user in this regard should also make sure that the best has been provided to the system and all such systems that are the best are installed to make the format work.
The mov format is very common and therefore a large majority of CD manufacturing companies make sure that the files embedded within are in .mov format and therefore it is important to note that the user should make sure that the best and the state of the art services are enjoyed by reading this tutorial in full as it will make sure that the user not only gets out of the issue but the required plug-in is never needed to be installed as the program that will be mentioned in the next section is something that would make sure that the user gets the best result in relation to the issue resolution and it is done as soon as possible. It is also to be noted that the user should also make sure that the steps and the terminologies that are to be followed are the ones that are to be applied under expert guidance or else the user will definitely get confused in this regard and will get the work done in a wrong manner.
Part 3: How to play mov with Windows Media Player?
QuickTime is the built-in media player for Mac which has became more and more popular. However, you may still get disappointed when you can't manage to open your QuickTime MOV file in your Windows Media Player or share them with other friends who's on the Windows operating system. To figure out why and how you can solve this problem, let's have a look at the supported file formats on Windows Media Player; asf, .avi, .dvr-ms, .m1v, .mp2, .mp2v,.mpg, .mpeg, .mpg, .mpv2, .wm and .wmv but not including the QuickTime MOV file. To smoothly import the QuickTime MOV files into Windows Media Player (Windows 10 included), you have'll to convert the QuickTime MOV files to Windows Media Player friendly format first.
In order to convert your QuickTime MOV to Windows Media Player supported format quickly and easily, it's time for you to try out the professional yet easy-to-use Video Converter Ultimate. It features a simple yet sleek interface and performs files conversion up to 3X faster enables you to complete the task in just a few clicks at your fingertips. Here we begin.
Step 1: Load your QuickTime MOV files
Install and run this Video Converter, drag-and-drop QuickTime MOV file to the program window, or go to the menu bar and choose Convert>Add Files Files to locate your MOV file. Note: this smart converter allows batch conversion to save your time, you can add as many MOV files as you want onto it.
Step 2: Select WMV as the output format and folder
Click Output Format format image to open the drop-down list and select WMV (a windows media player's friendly format) from Format>Video. The default setting works great. If you want to specify the output folder, just click the three dots beside Open Folder to choose your desired folder.
- You can click on the Settings button to set additional parameters for both the audio and video; including resolution, frame rate, encoder, bitrates and etc.
- Before converting, you can preview your videos real-time in the preview pane as well as personalize your video by trimming, cropping, watermarking and adding some other effects.
Step 3: Begin QuickTime to Windows Media Player conversion
Hit Convert and let this smart QuickTime to Windows Media Video Converter do the rest for you!
Note: You can also convert your QuickTime MOV file to an MP4, F4V or etc. and enjoy them on a range of devices. You can also view them in either 3D or HD format for more entertainment.