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#1 MarieAdela



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Posted 08 May 2017 - 03:54 PM

Does Windows Media Player play QuickTime (.mov) files? 

Is it possible to wathch QuickTime MOV with Windows Media Player? Yes, learn how to convert QT MOV for playback on WMP without hassle in this article. 

Windows Media Player has various multimedia functions; it can be used to play movies, documentaries, audio-video clips etc. In some cases, MOV files are not recognized in Windows Media Player. One of the main reasons that MOV files may fail to play is due to technical issues. That may occur when the user does not have the plug-ins needed to play the MOV videos. Another problem could be with the QuickTime MOV codec. Installing a QuickTime player could solve the codec problem. However, the QuickTime player is big-sized, and it will install junks to your computer. In this article, we aim to work out the fastest solution to help you play QuickTime with Windows Media Player smoothly. 


Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is a just a common video converter like Dimo Video Converter Ultimate to help you watch MOV on Windows Media Player without any hassle. And you could get wonderful output files and never worry about out of audio/video sync. More than that, it also provides an access to touch up QuickTime MOV videos, which including trimming, cropping, appending artistic effects and more. 

If you are Mac users, please turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac (El Capitan, macOS Sierra included). The guide below will teach you how to convert and import MOV to Windows Movie Maker so you can make engaging movies with MOV, MP4, WMV and other video files. 

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How to convert QuickTime MOV to Windows Media Player? 

Step 1. Add QuickTime MOV video 

Start up the QuickTime MOV to Windows Media Player converter, and then click "Add File" to import all QuickTime MOV files. 

Step 2. Choose output compatible format with Windows Media Player 

Click the "Select Format" menu, select Windows Media Player friendly format as your output video format. There, you can take WMV as your output video format. If you prefer high definition videos, move your mouse pointer to "HD Video" and then choose HD WMV. To get the more compressive file, "MP4" and "HD MP4" can be your better choice. 


Tips: The smart MOV file converter additionally offers some useful edit functions to enhance your video. Click the "Edit" button to explore more features with Dimo Video Converter Ultimate. 

STEP 3. Start converting QuickTime MOV to Windows Media Player 

Click "Start" button to enable QuickTime MOV to WMV/MP4 conversion for playing with Windows Media Player. The conversion process will take a while, and you'll see an encoding progress bar. 

Once finished, click the "Open" button in the main interface and you can locate the encoded MOV files effortlessly. And then you are able to use these files in Windows Media Player as you want. 

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