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This pdf will show you how to to watch WMV videos on Mac.Besides,it will introduce you 3 free WMV players so you can play WMV on Mac.

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  1. 1. Copyright 2013, How to watch WMV videos on Mac WMV is one of the most common online video format. Many segments of video data, etc. are WMV format in addition to the ordinary film and video . Usually WMV videos are added with DRM encryption protection. Besides, Mac OS X doesn't support WMV format. If you have dozens of WMV files download from the internet and store on Mac, and want to watch or edit these videos, what can you do?It's really a headache problem. But, don't worry, Imelfin Video Ultimate can solove all these problems for you. Imelfin Video Ultimate can rip and burn DVD. What's more, it's a full video converter and can download or capture web video for you. In order to watch or edit WMV videos on Mac, we need to convert AVI to QuickTime( Mac default player) compatible formats, like MOV, MP4 ect. This article will show you how to to watch WMV videos on Mac. Part 1: How to convert WMV to MP4/MOV on Mac Part 2: Top 3 free WMV players for Mac Part1. How to convert WMV to MP4/MOV on Mac Step 1: Load videos Launch Imelfin video Ultimate for Mac, click the Add Files button to load video or audio files from your computer or other devices like USB device, camcorder, MP4 player, etc. You can also directly drag the files you want to convert to the main interface. Note that batch conversion is supported so you can add as many files as you like at one time.
  2. 2. Copyright 2013, Step 2: Edit your video or DVD (Optional) To start edit your photos or videos, just click the edit button, now you can crop, trim, add watermarks, insert subtitles or adjust video effects and more to personalize your DVD.
  3. 3. Copyright 2013, Step 3: Select the output format (MP4/MOV ) You should go to the format list, choose MP4 or MOV as the output format. You can also click "Settings" to customize the output settings in details. Step 4: Convert your files When you're ready, click the Convert button to convert video. While converting videos, you can preview the video and set the actions like shut down computer and open output folder when conversion is completed. Part2. Top 3 free WMV players for Mac Note: The below part is only to introduce you 3 free WMV players so you can play WMV on Mac. But it does not contain tips on converting video to other formats, ripping, creating DVD and editing videos etc.
  4. 4. Copyright 2013, 1.VLC Media Player This free VLC media player can work with many kinds of video and audio formats, such as MOV, MP4, WMV, AVI, MP3, etc. Also, it can support VCDs, DVDs and Audio CDs as well as streaming protocols. What is more, it supports many kinds of system platforms, such as Mac OS, Windows OS, Linux, Sharp Zaurus, Syllable, BSD, MorphOS, BeOS and Solaris. Anyway, it should be the best choice for playing WMV videos. 2.Windows Media Player 9 for Mac Windows Media Player 9 for Mac supports both streamed and local WMV and WMA files. It is also a free player, but there is no plan to provide upgrade any more. Normally, this player meets your needs to play WMV files on Mac. However, the discontinue upgrade decision did caused trouble for Mac users. This player supports Apple Mac OS X version 10.5 or later, when it was released in 2003. Some Snow Leopard OS users find it really headachy to unzip the player 9 download or to get this player to work normally. So if your system does not support this player, turn to other solutions. 3.Flip4Mac Component for Mac As mentioned above, Microsoft does not have a plan to upgrade windows media player 9, however, Microsoft did offer an alternative for Mac users: Windows Media Components for QuickTime Flip4Mac, which is developed by Telestream. With this QuickTime component, you can play both WMV and WMA files directly using QuickTime Player and watch streamed WMV videos. Also, is a great player for WMV videos. Source: