Download Windows Media Player for Mac

As we know, the two rivals, Apple and Microsoft, do not provide good support to the video types from each other. Let’s say if you are on Mac and want to play Windows Media Video (WMV) on Mac with QuickTime, your default video player on Mac, you will find it does not work. In order to play WMV videos on Mac, you can download Windows media player for Mac. There is a Windows Media Components for QuickTime by Flip4Mac which can help you do that. With this component, you can play Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player and view Windows Media content on the Internet using a web browser.

Download Windows Media Player for Mac

Windows Media Player for Mac features

Windows Media Player for Mac Supported audio codecs

  • Windows Media Audio 9
  • Windows Media Audio 9 Professional
  • Windows Media Audio 9 Lossless
  •  ISO MPEG Layer 3 (MP3)
  • Microsoft G.726
  • Microsoft IMA ADPCM
  • Microsoft G.711 aLaw
  • Microsoft G.711 uLaw
  • Microsoft ADPCM

Windows Media Player for Mac Supported video codecs

  • Windows Media Video 9
  • Windows Media Video 9 Advanced (VC-1)
  • Windows Media Video 8
  • Windows Media Video 7
  •  ISO MPEG-4, versions 1.0 and 1.1
  • Microsoft MPEG-4, versions 2 and 3
  • Microsoft Motion JPEG

Windows Media Player for Mac File formats

  •  Advanced Systems Format (ASF)
  •  Advanced Stream Redirector (ASX)
  •  Audio Video Interleaved (AVI)

Windows Media Player for Mac Network protocols

  •  MMS Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
  •  HTTP
  •  FTP

Windows Media Player for Mac System requirements

  •  Intel or PowerPC G4 and G5
  •  Mac OS X version 10.4 or later
  •  QuickTime version 7.0 or later (for free Player)
  •  QuickTime Pro version 7.0 or later (for exporting movies in Player Pro, Studio, Studio Pro and Studio Pro HD)

Windows Media Player for Mac download

Unfortunately Microsoft has discontinued this free Windows Media Player for Mac. Now you need to download free Windows media player, WMV player for Mac or purchase third-party video players or converters if you like to play Window media like WMV, ASF on Mac.

UniConverter is a video player & converter for Mac, a great alternative to Microsoft Windows Media Player. You can use it to play all kinds of video formats and files on both Windows PC or Mac OSX. You can’t only play WMV or ASF on Mac with it, but also use this media converter to re-encode them to Mac compatible formats like MP4, MOV, etc. There are many other features you may also find useful, such as downloading online videos, recording streaming videos, burning videos, etc.