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Convert MKV to WMV for Windows Media Player

Convert MKV to WMV for Windows Media Player

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MKV video is well-know and wildly accepted by its open source and unlimited video/audio streams holding ability. MKV also quite popular on the internet for sharing HD video content, like cartoon and anime. Normally the Windows Media Player latest version on Windows 10 supports MKV file support. But there are still many people that can’t play MKV in Windows Media Player. Moreover, still many people didn’t update to Windows 10. 

Windows Media Player is the default media player on Windows. So if you just want to play MKV on Windows, you can try another media player supporting MKV file, like VLC. Or, you can choose to install codec pack in Windows Media Player to add support for MKV. However, many people don’t like to install any extraneous codec packs. In this case, you also can achieve MKV playback in Windows Media Player by converting MKV to WMV, the best video format for Windows Media Player.

If you choose the third way to get the MKV streaming on Windows via Windows Media Player, you need a MKV to WMV converter. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a top-selling MKV converter in the filed. This MKV to WMV converter tool allows the user to encode video files from MKV format to WMV extension. It can also convert various other file formats, like AVI, Blu-ray into WMV file extension for Windows Media Player. This free software program supports batch processing and drag and drop method. The users can easily initiate the conversion process by selecting the name, file extension and the output destination. The program also allows the users to alter the video and audio encoding bit rate. 

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How to Convert MKV to WMV for Windows Media Player?

Step 1. Load MKV video files.

After free Downloading and install this MKV to WMP Converter software (Mac Version), open it and select the MKV files by pressing “Add Video” button. You can also add your recorded video on some important day. 

Step 2. Select output format for Windows Media Player.

Click “Format” menu you will find various video formats listed by different devices. Just choose a compatible video format for Windows Media Player. You can choose “Common Video” > “WMV 2 (WMV8)(*.wmv)” as the output format, or select “HD Video” and choose “WMV HD(*.wmv)” as the output format.

Tips: Click “Settings” on the interface and you can adjust the parameters including size, bitrate, frame rate, etc. to get a high quality of output files. And keep the settings the same as original video will provide you the least loss of video quality.

Step 4. Start conversion.

Click the “Convert” button to start MKV to WMV conversion. When it completed, click the “Open” button to get the generated videos for Windows Media Player.

Add the media to Windows Media Player library to test. It should be able to play the converted MKV video in Windows Media Player. If it still doesn’t work, connect Pavtube Support team at Windows Email: Mac Email:

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