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    Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    I have been using Windows Media Player as default program for audio and video files. Recently I came to know that some of the files having different file extension are not being supported by this player. Is there any option to view such files in Windows Media Player?



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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Hi friend.

    There is a bad news for you as Windows Media Player is the player which do not play all the videos of different extensions or file formats.

    It does not support the files such as WMV, WMP, WMX, WVX, SkM, MKV formats.

    There are different types of players that would support the the all types of formats that i mentioned above and also all other formats.

    Here is the list of players that would support all the other formats:-

    1. VLC player.

    2. GOM player.

    3. MPC star player.

    4. KM player.

    5. K-Lite codec player.

    6. SM Player.

    7. MOOVIDA.

    8. Media Player Classic.


    Hope i have helped you in getting relevant information.

    All the best

    Thanking you....

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Yes, there is a way to play those files too in the media player.
    In order to play those files you can either know the file extension of the file and download a codec for it from internet.

    Or if there are so many file extensions so you can download a codec pack having all the codecs available in it, there is a software named "K-Lite codec pack" you can download it from "filehippo.com" and install it.

    Now restart the system and your media player will play all the file extensions.

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    hi dear friend..........




    The basic windows media player supports the some of the video files only


    and if you want to increase the file extensions you need to download the windows media player codec pack


    by using this codec pack we can increase the file extensions


    and to download the this pack simply visit this website www. CNET .com


    in the website type in the search box as windows media player codec pack and press ENTER key


    or..........directly type in the google as media player codec pack ........and search for it ....and download it


    then install it ........after that your problem will be resolved




    ALL THE BEST.......

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    yes you can play these unsupported files in your windows Media Player all you need is proper codec you can download the media player codec pack from internet.
    download the supported codec pack like matroska pack for media player from internet and install it now try to open these files in your media player.

    you can also use other softwares which are free and more easy and cool then default media player like
    1- vlc media player
    2- KM player
    3- Gomplayer
    4- winamp
    5- realplayer

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Hi friend,
    Windows media player does not support some file extensions..But you can play that extension too by downloading the windows media codec player which will available in the internet...If you still not satisfied with some files to play on the player,you can use other players to play the files...Some of the video players are

    1.VLC media player
    2.WinAmp Media Player
    3.KM player
    4.GOM player
    5.Kantaris 0.6.9
    6.Real Player 14.0.2.633
    7.Media JukeBox
    8.SongBird
    9.AL player
    10.DA player

    Thank you!!!

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Hi,

    The non identification of some files in the Windows Media Player, is a fact and disturbing too.

    You can do two things to solve the issue.

    One is upgrade WMP to make it a all compatible one, another is using a third party software with much higher capability to address most of the file types.

    You can log into the internet and download from several established source the "codec", which is practically programs used as add ons to WMP that acts as interpreter or guide to identify-acknowledge-execute the formats which WMP failed to address in the past. A search using any search engine will provide a whole host of sources of "codec" which later can be installed in the WMP.

    You can also download Media Players like GOM PLAYER, KM PLAYER, VLC MEDIA PLAYER and lot more from the net and use them with elan.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I have been using Windows Media Player as default program for audio and video files. Recently I came to know that some of the files having different file extension are not being supported by this player. Is there any option to view such files in Windows Media Player?
    Dear Friend,

    >Windows media player doesn't support all kind of video files.
    >You can download software for playing audio and video files.
    For Playing All types of Audio and Video Files you should Download VLC Media Player.
    >VLC Media player is best for playing any kind of Audio and Video file.

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    dear
    if you want to play all types video please note that windows media player dose not support all fprmate
    so you need a multimedia players like
    1.vlc media player
    2.km player
    this player are best player....
    thanks

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Here I provide you some best Media Player That will support maximum no. of video Formats:

    1.VLC media player
    2.WinAmp Media Player
    3.KM player
    4.GOM player
    5.Kantaris 0.6.9
    6.Real Player 14.0.2.633
    7.Media JukeBox
    8.SongBird
    9.AL player
    10.DA player

    Thanks for Query.

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    ......................follow these steps ......................


    **************Open Windows Media Player.

    **************Press Alt + F to active File menu.

    **************Right click on any song it display properties

    **************under click it and than click on Add to player here all player list show which is install in your os.

    **************click under player apply to all

    **************now select default play option

    **************Your Windows Media Player will detect all video file

    I hope these steps will provide a help for getting solution of this problem
    **************thank you friend**************

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Windows media player does not support all types of video files.To play all types of videos you need to install the third party softwares
    You can use VLC media player to play all types of video and Audio formats
    Other wise you can convert the files to the formats which can be supported by the windows media player
    You can also use Codec Installer to play any video type
    You can have other softwares like
    Media player classic
    GOM player
    Moovida
    SM player
    KM player
    K-lite codec Pack.

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Hello Friend ,

    You have a problem that Windows media player is not detecting all type video files .

    First of I am telling that windows media Player is detect only music files , video file like .wmv, .avi , .mpeg ,.mov etc.. from your system ..

    IF you want to see video file like .mkv , .mp4 you need other tools like VLC player , GOM Player etc available on internet .

    I hope you understood this ..

    All The Best

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Hello My dear Dude ....


    No worry

    There is a solution for your problem


    I think the FILE might be CORRUPTED or else UNSUPPORTED FORMAT


    So try opening the FILE IN A """ VIDEO EDITING PROGRAM ""

    Resave the FILE in Supported Format


    Also there might be the Problem with the CODEC that is needed to Play the VIDEO file

    Go to the START SCREEN in the Windows media player

    Use the mouse to click MINIMIZE option

    And also Click the START on the toolbar

    Click the Windows Media Player


    If you try opening the VIDEO FILE in "" Windows Media Player "" the appropriate CODEC may be downloaded automatically


    That is it


    VERY GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    There is a common, some videos files could not be open in windows media player.

    Don't worry this can be prevented some following instructions:---


    Start your PC or Lappii

    Open the internet and then browser

    Download the VLC media Player

    After downloading, install the VLC media player

    go to the videos files or folder

    just right click on the video if you want to play

    click on the ''properties'' and again click on the ''change''

    select VLC media player and click on the ''apply'' button

    then click on ''ok'' button.



    Your video format wiil be changed then double click on this video

    and enjoying the video.


    thats all.....

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say................

    1.The may be the problem of the file format.

    2.the Media player cannot play all the formats of the video file.

    3.Only three to four formats are supported by Media player.

    4.If you want to play the other formats of the video.

    5.Then you download an install the VLC Payer etc,..........

    6.Among all those VLC player will play maximum number of formats.

    Have a nice day.........

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    The actual not for identity connected with a few data inside Windows 7 Press Player, will be true and distressing too.

    You can use certain things to unravel the issue.

    An example may be upgrade WMP to be able to turn it into a just about all compatible 1, another is having a third party software by using a lot higher ability to treat almost all of the document types.

    You possibly can firewood within online and get a hold of from the 3 founded source the "codec", which usually is virtually applications employed as increase ves to be able to WMP that will serves as translator as well as secrets and techniques for identify-acknowledge-execute the forms which usually WMP didn't deal with inside past. Looking utilizing just about any internet search engine will provide lots of causes of "codec" which usually eventually could be installed inside WMP.

    Also you can get a hold of Press Game enthusiasts including GOM PLAYER, KM PLAYER, VLC MEDIA PLAYER and many more from your web and workout them with elan.

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    Yes, why not this can be done with a little work . Just download and and install the software given below-
    On Google or any other site type Windows Media player codec pack or k-lite codec and press enter. Download and install the codec and restart your computer. Your problem is solved.
    One thing you can also do is you can also download and install other media players like VLC PLAYER,GOM PLAYER,REAL PLAYER, etc they can run the desire file or video

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    Re: Windows media player is not detecting all type video files

    hi, friend..

    >> It is possible that some time media player cant detect all file..

    >> but you can change to other best player for all file type and also for better sound quality.

    >> here is some player list :

    > VLC player.

    > GOM player.

    > Best player in this is VLC player it will support all music and video file with high quality.

    >> i hope you have got me.

    >> all the very best

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