MacMost Now 155: How To Play WMV Windows Media Video

Ever get an email on your Mac with a .wmv video file attachment and have been unable to play it? You need the Windows Media Video component for QuickTime. Here's how to download it and install it.

Comments: 5 Responses to “MacMost Now 155: How To Play WMV Windows Media Video”

    15 years ago

    Yes ,I have found a wonderful guide about how to play wmv on mac,you can learn more about

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    15 years ago

    I just watched your video about playing a wmv file on a mac, and it was pretty good........ The problem I am having is that I am trying to play a wmv file that is an attachement in an email on my iphone 3g. Any Ideas on that one?


    15 years ago

    John: I think you are out of luck unless a 3rd-part developer comes up with a WMV player for the iPhone and then somehow hooks it into the iPhone Mail program -- which may not be possible.

    15 years ago

    Nice, I was wondering about that, LOL.

    Anna Brooks
    13 years ago

    You can also use Elmedia Player to play WMV and other video files on Mac (

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