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How to watch and play WMV files on Mac? Mac Version

Sep 23, 2013 Posted by Michelle Clark to Tips

A common problem for Apple’s fans is how to watch and play WMV video files on Mac. When your Mac tries to open WMV files by default in QuickTime, commonly will provide an error message “This is not a movie file”. The reason for this is that WMV files use Microsoft proprietary codec which don't work in OS X. This is really annoying if someone sends you a WMV video clip or you downloaded a WMV clip from the internet and you want to play them on your Mac.

Here we'd like to introduce you a powerful tool to solve the problem ImTOO Video Converter Ultimate for Mac that can convert WMV to Mac OS compatible video formats such as MOV with great ease.

Guide: How to convert WMV to MOV to watch and play WMV on your Mac with ImTOO Video Converter Ultimate for Mac

Step 1: Download ImTOO Video Converter Ultimate for Mac

Install and run it.
The main frame of the software as the picture below

Video Converter Ultimate for Mac - Interface

Step 2: Set output format

Click "Profile" button to select the “MOV---QuickTime Video” as output format in the drop-down list.

Video Converter Ultimate for Mac - Set output format

Step 3: Add File

Click "Add File(s)" button on the toolbar or select "File > Add File(s)…" on the main menu to load your WMV files.

Video Converter Ultimate for Mac - Load WMV files

Step 4: Convert

Check the files you want to convert in the file list and click "Convert" button on the toolbar to complete the task.

Video Converter Ultimate for Mac - Convert

Step 5: Play the MOV file on your Mac

When WMV to MOV conversion completes, you can watch the former WMV video on Mac. What’s more, if the WMV video is HD format, for example, 720p or 1080p, please choose the “HD – MOV Video”. The software can convert the HD WMV to HD MOV on Mac, enjoy!

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