How to play mov files in WMP

How to play mov files in WMP


The .mov format is the video format used in Apple's Quicktime program, which is a media player similar to Windows Media Player. Like WMV (Windows Media Video) the .mov format is only connected with one player. You may wish to use the VLC player from Video Lan, this player supports all formats of video including .mov, but takes a little while to get used to, if you wish to download this player click this link

So you may find that you don't fancy installing another media program just to play one format, when you can easily use Windows Media Player to do the job for you, using a special video conversion codec called 3ivx you can play mov files in an instant.So for those of you who like simplicity and want to stick with Windows Media Player, you will need to follow these instructions to be able to play .mov files on Windows Media Player:

1) You will want to click this link

to download the codec.

2) Then run the setup:

  • Start by clicking next
  • Click I agree
  • Click Install once you have chosen your install area
  • The setup will now start and complete
  • Once setup is complete, find and locate your .mov file and open it via Windows Media Player. The file should now play succesfully

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