WMV is a common video format which is supported by Windwos media player. As known to all, Microsoft discontinued Windows Media Player for Mac way back in 2006, so users have to find another way to play WMV on Mac (macOS Sierra). VLC is a famous media player which can play most video, however, play WMVwith VLC on Mac (macOS Sierra) will be a challenge. You will fail to play WMV on VLC on Mac directly. Don’t be sad, fortunately, there is a perfect and easy way. Keep reading.
Best Solution to Play WMVwith VLC on Mac (macOS Sierra)
Best option is to choose another video formats that VLC can support on Mac, in other words, if you can convert WMV to VLC supported video formats on Mac, everything will become smooth. Here, you can try Pavtube iMedia Converter which is a powerful video converter, user-friendly interface, high stability, no any advertisements. More features you can read the following details or this review.
No 1. This software is powerful, you can install it on any Mac version, such as: the latest new macOS 10.12 macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, Snow Leopard10.6, Leopard 10.5 etc.
No 2. User not only can import WMV video in this video converter, MP4, AVI, MOV, H.265, MPEG, etc are all supported by this software.
No 4. As a built-in video editor, you can and add subtitles to video, replace music fro video, adjust the video background color and brightness, even you can rotate video and so on.
No 5. Big surprise, this software can be an excellent DVD and Blu-ray Ripper, you can load DVD and Blu-ray disc, ISO file, folder, etc. In addition, this software can remove all the DVD/Blu-ray protection.
Quick Guide: Convert WMV to VLC Supported Video Formats
Step 1. Load WMV Video
Download and install the video converter on your PC. Launch it and click “File” to import your videos and music. Good news, you can add a folder and put all the video into it, then choose "Load from folder", you can import multiple WMV video files and do batch video conversion.
Step 2. Choose Output format.
Click “Format”, from its drop-down option, there are many category, you can choose one video formats from them, for example: Choose “H.264 HD Video (*.mp4)” from “HD Video” main category. Best of all, user also can choose 3D MP4 from the “3D Video” . Of course, you can choose other video formats, such as:MOV, AVI from "HD Video" or "Common Video".
Tips: before the magic video conversion, you can click "Setting" button to adjust the video and audio parameters, for example: You can choose AAC audio codec in Audio Settings, you also can choose the audio channel, such as: 5.1 surround sound audio or stereo. Other parameters are ready for you. Best of all, you can upscale HD video to 4K video by adjusting the video resolution from 1080P to 3840*2160.
Step 3. Carry out the Conversion.
After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to convert WMV to VLC supported video formats conversion. Just wait for a while, you can get a new converted WMV file. Then you can play WMV with VLC on Mac.
Play Converted WMV video with VLC on Mac
Open VLC Media Player on Mac——>Click “Browse” and choose the most WMV Videos——>Click “Open” to play the video.
In fact, this software is very easy to do, just 3 cicks, you can play WMV video with VLC on Mac smoothly, when you can’t play other video on Mac, this software can help you to solve the trouble. By the way, Window users also can own this perfect tool.