How to View WMV Video in QuickTime Player

For years I’ve downloaded clips, in various formats, and usually just found a workaround to view them within Quicktime Pro. In this article, I will talk about how to play WMV in Quicktime natively?

As you see, QuickTime won’t support WMV. Does it mean you can’t handle and view WMV files on Mac OS X? Actually, it’s possible to make WMV files playable in QuickTime as long as you convert WMV to QuickTime readable format. To get the work done, you need help from Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.

With it, you can convert WMV to QuickTime playable MOV on Mac OS X(including Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite and Mavericks) without quality loss. Besides, it also supports converting WMV files to other common videos including MPEG-4, MPEG-2, DivX, XviD, WMV, MKV, etc to meet your different needs. Download the program to start the WMV to QuickTime conversion task.

Tutorial: Converting WMV to QuickTime playable video

Step 1. Add WMV source

Install and run this WMV to QuickTime converter and then import your H.265 files to it either by clicking add button or dragging & dropping.

Step 2. Select QuickTime player friendly format

Click Format bar and select QuickTime compatible video format. Here “Common Video” > “MOV- QuickTime (*.mov)” is highly recommended.

Tip: Before conversion, this Mac WMV converter software allows you to click “Settings” button right besides “Format” and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Start conversion

Finally click Convert button to start converting WMV to QuickTime .mov format on Mac OS X. Once the conversion is done, click Open button to locate the results videos. Now you can add and play the converted WMV files in QuickTime player on Mac with ease.

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