MP4 files don't appear in Windows Media Player 12? Solved!

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MP4 files don't appear in Windows Media Player 12? Solved!

Post by Admin on Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:18 am

Summary: How to force Windows Media Player to open all MP4 videos? Install a Codec Pack? Or directly convert MP4 to Windows Media Player playable format. Here Hivimoore share the best solutions for you.

According to Microsoft support website, the latest Windows Media Player 12 supports MP4 video and audio files. However, MP4 is a container format which may contain multiple video and audio streams. And the video and audio stream can be encoded any of several ways. If the MP4 video or audio codec is not WMP installed codec supported one, Windows Media Player won't play MP4 video of this kind.

Though we can make Windows Media Player play MP4 video by install some codec, like: K-Lite Codec Pack, Microsoft MP4 codec, etc., sometime we still encounter can't play MP4 in Windows Media Player issue.

In order to solve "Windows Media Player won't play MP4 files even when the appropriate codec is installed" and to successfully play any MP4 video in Windows Media Player, we had better convert MP4 to Windows Media Player more supported video format like WMV.

Hivimoore Video Converter Ultimate is just the right MP4 to Windows Media Player Converter which can convert all kinds of MP4 video to Windows Media Player supported video format WMV, AVI, ASF, MPG, MP4, etc. Besides converting MP4 to WMP video format, it also can convert MP4 to Windows Media Player supported audio format like WMA, MP3, WAV, AU, and AIFF, etc.

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How to Convert MP4 to Windows Media Player Format?

Step 1. Add Windows Media Player unrecognized MP4 videos

Click the "Add File" button to import the MP4 files to this converter. Or simply drag and drop the MP4 video to the main window of this program.

Step 2. Select WMV from the drop-down list on the right side of the program's interface.

Step 3. Simply hit the "Convert" button to start the MP4 to WMV conversion.

After conversion, you can add the converted MP4 files to Windows Media Player to play.

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