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The Simplest Solution on How to Play WMV on iPhone

Author by Charlotte

Updated on July 07, 2023

As we all know, WMV is a video format developed by Microsoft which is mainly used on Windows devices and players. When you play WMV on iPhone devices, you will find that WMV is incompatible with Apple devices. But don’t worry. This article will tell you how to fix the WMV iPhone incompatibility problem with ease!
Install the helpful toolkit to fix the WMV iPhonr playback issue as well as other format issues as follows.

Can't Play WMV on iPhone? Do You Know Why?

If you have tried to play WMV files on iPhone before, you may have found that WMV files can’t be compatible with iOS devices. Here we'll explain the reason why you always fail to open WMV on iPhone. WMV, known as Windows Media Video, is a video compression format developed by Microsoft which is encoded by WMV1, WMV2, WMV3. But Apple devices usually support the common or Apple developed file formats like MP4, MOV, M4V, etc. So, does this mean that we can’t play WMV file on iPhone? The answer is negative. The following article will give the easiest solution to troubleshoot WMV iPhone playback issue. Read on!

How to Play WMV Files on iPhone with HD Video Converter Factory Pro

We have introduced some top video converters before, now I will take the best one – HD Video Converter Factory Pro as an example to exemplify how to open WMV on iPhone without any issue. As a professional Windows video converter, HD Video Converter Factory Pro is capable of converting WMV to 500+ formats and devices for solving the WMV playback issue on iOS devices, such as converting WMV to MOV, M4V, iPad, iPhone 13, etc. You can even use it to extract audio from WMV and other video files for music enjoyment. Next, reading the below step-by-step tutorial to start solving WMV iPhone playback problem!

The next part is the step-by-step tutorial on solving the WMV iPhone playback problem. Install the converter for preparation.

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Step1: Import WMV Files to the WMV Converter

To play WMV on iPhone, at first, you need to launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro and select Converter. Click Add Files option on the top of the software to import the WMV files from your local hard drive. You can directly drag and drop the WMV files from your PC to the software’s window as well.

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Step2: Convert WMV to the Formats Supported by iPhone

Click Output Format option on the right side of the software > click Video tab > choose the format you prefer which can be supported by iPhone.

Tip: You can convert WMV to the most commonly used and popular formats like converting WMV to MP4, WMV to AVI, or directly converting WMV to the specific Apple device under the right Device tab.

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Step3: Start to Fix WMV iPhone Incompatibility Issue

Choose the output destination by clicking the triangle File Folder icon at the bottom of the software and then click Run button to start the whole conversion work so as to open WMV on iPhone without hassle.

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HD Video Converter Factory Pro also supports merging videos, cutting and trimming video files. Moreover, with it, you are also able to compress video file and batch convert video and audio files and so on.  

The File Types which are Supported by Apple Devices

Video Formats AVCHD, DV, DVCPRO HD, H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), HDV, QuickTime formats, MPEG IMX (30 Mbps, 40 Mbps, 50 Mbps), etc.
Container Formats 3GP, AVI, MOV (QuickTime), MP4, MTS/M2TS, MXF
Audio Formats AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

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HD Video Converter Factory Pro can help you permanently and easily solve the video and audio playback and incompatibility problem. It’s very friendly to users and owns multiple useful features. Anyway, give it a try!

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