VLC can't Play WMV on Yosemite - Fixed by transferring WMV to Quicktime MOV for Mac

VLC Can't play WMV on OS X Yosemite? No worries, here tech you to play WMV on Yosemite with the mac support video format MOV (Quicktime), keep reading .

Source Form : Convert WMV to MOV (Quicktime) for Mac Yosemite

A Windows Media Video file (WMV), is a popular video format developed by Microsoft. However, Apple PCs or devices won't be able to playback or support Microsoft's native file format. Hence, the failure of Apple's QuickTime player in playing back the .wmv files.

However, you can install some plug-ins to add native support for the WMV file on your QuickTime in Mac. VLC is a very popular WMV player. It is a cross-platform media player compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux OS. It lets you play almost any multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and more. Also it supports multiple codecs like MPEG-2, DivX, H.264, MKV, WebM, WMV, MP3, etc. But some issues still exist: Some users report performance issues with playing WMV from VLC.

Or simply look up for alternative the 3rd-party WMV players for Mac. This article will offer you a simple way to enable VLC play WMV files on Yosemite without any trouble.

To play WMV in Yosemite, we have an easy solution right here for you! Since WMV is not supported by QuickTime on Yosemite, you can try to convert WMV to QuickTime MOV. In this way, playing WMV on Yosemite with QuickTime(Learn how to install QuickTime 7 Pro for Yosemite) will be simple and easy. In this try, we recommend you Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which will surely be your best choice.

Download WMV Converter for Mac Yosemite:

Step 1: Add your WMV videos

Import source video to the Yosemite WMV to MOV Converter by directly drag and drop. Alternatively, you can click Add button to load the WMV video files. On the right windows, you can preview your WMV files and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.

Step 2: Select output video format as MOV

Click on "Format" bar to select output format. This video app offers the QuickTime Movie Format for you. Or, you can also choose "Common Video -> MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)" as the output format.

Tips: Here you can also choose to encode WMV to .mp4, .m4v for playing on Mac OS X Yosemite. Plus, iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, iMovie, etc preset profiles are provides as well. You can choose any output format according to your playback preference.

Step 3: Start conversion

Hit the "Convert" button to let this smart converter start the WMV to MOV conversion on Mac Yosemite. When the conversion is done, you can find the converted file by clicking the open button. Then WMV will be available in your Yosemite, so that you can play WMV in Yosemite at ease.

Additional Tips: Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac not only works as video converter and player, it is also a video editor. It lets you personalize your source file by trimming, adjusting, adding watermark and subtitle. So, if you want a perfect converted file, you can try its editing function.

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