List of file extensions that windows media player supported or not

There are many poplar formats that are supported by the windows media player but unfortunately all of them aren’t. It is therefore necessary for the user to go through a guide that would make sure that the issues of the related codec installations and the list of available formats are not only revealed but the user also gets the format list in form of a table to make sure that the best has been delivered and searching the format is not difficult at all. This guide has also been written on same lines to ensure that the user gets the best and the state of the art results in this regard.

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Part 1: Windows Media Player supported file extensions

It is also to be noted that the file extensions that are supported by the Windows Media Player make sure that by default only those formats are not only supported but are also selected while playing a video to make sure that the best has been delivered to the user in form of playing any particular video. It is therefore advised to make sure that the user should make sure that the following table is searched in full before downloading or converting any format to make sure that the user gets the results that are state of the art. It is also advised to make sure that the user gets the best results when it comes to the format conversion as well as it would make sure that the user never downloads any wrong format and all the formats that are downloaded in relation to Windows Media Player are the ones that are the best of all times.

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The table mentioned  below is also important because it has segregated the file formats according to the platforms that support then like CD or DVD to make sure that the user gets the best and the most advanced assistance that has not been on the web for a while and now the development of the table makes sure that the user gets all the information in same place without searching it on the web and if there is a next time for which the user needs to download the format then this table serves as a last resort to make sure that the user gets the best results in this regard.

File type (format) File name extension
CD audio .cda
Intel Indeo video technology .ivf
Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) .aif, .aifc, and .aiff
Windows Media audio and video files .asf, .asx, .wax, .wm, .wma, .wmd, .wmv, .wvx, .wmp, and .wmx
Windows audio and video files .avi and .wav
Windows Media Player skins .wmz and .wms
Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) .mpeg, .mpg, .m1v, .mp2, .mpa, .mpe, .mp2v*, and .mpv2
Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) .mid, .midi, and .rmi
AU (UNIX) .au and .snd
MP3 .mp3 and .m3u
DVD video .vob

If still the user gets into any issue and ambiguity then it is advised to make sure that the official guide is not only searched at the URL https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/316992 but it is also browsed to make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art result in this regard. All the formats are listed on the page to make sure that the user gets the results that are the best and for the same reason it is also to be noted that the user should make sure that where all the guides fail the official page is browsed to get the best results

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Part 2: Top 5 popular formats which windows media player cannot support

If Windows Media Player supports a format then it definitely does not mean that the format is poplar or it is always listed high. It is to be noted that there are many popular formats that are not supported by the windows media player and this section of the tutorial has been developed to make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art result in this regard and the related codecs or the plug-ins are installed if any of the mentioned format within this section is being played or downloaded. It is also to be noted that a user should make sure that the list here is consulted time and again to make sure that the popular formats are always kept in mind before any download is made and it will also make sure that the best possible manner is dealt in this regard. Below is the list of 5 popular formats that are NOT supported by the windows media player:

1. FLAC

https://xiph.org/flac/

The format has been developed by the XIPH organization and he related documentation can be downloaded from the URL that has been mentioned above to ensure that the user gets the best result and the format is played without any issue.

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2. MP4 format

http://www.iso.org/iso/home.html

Developed by ISO or international standards organization this format is one of the best  to make sure that the user gets the best and the state of the art result when it comes to audio and video playing but unfortunately this format is not supported by default when it comes to Windows Media Player and therefore the codec installation is required.

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3. MKV format

http://www.matroska.org/

MKV or Matroska is the popular format that is the best and most advanced technology that has been embedded within the container. It has been developed by the Matroska Organization and therefore it is also supported by the organization in full.

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4. M2ts format

http://www.blu-ray.com/

It is one of the best and the most advanced technology that has been embedded within the web as well as the digital cams that are being developed. It is also to be noted that all blu-ray disks whether encrypted or unencrypted are based on this format. The developers are Blu-ray organization.

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5. AC3 Format

http://www.ac3filter.net/

Developed by AC3 Organization it is also one of the formats which make sure that the life of the user is made easy and up to the mark. It is also to be noted that the user should make sure that the format is downloaded from the official website as it is also a container.

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Part 3: Windows media player extension assistant

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