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How to Play WMV Files on Android Phones/Tablets

Android mobile phone or tablets by default don’t support WMV file format. WMV files can be played on Android as long as a codec of WMV coming with that device. That’s the reason why WMV files fail to play on Android phones or tablets. Yet, things are not all that bad. Watching WMV videos on Android is easy since you install WMV player. However, most free apps for playing WMV on Android devices are ads supported and may constantly pop up annoying ads. Some of them can’t play HD videos or can’t rotate the videos automatically. Instances such as these are extremely common. In this case, to play WMV on android, converting WMV files to android default format like MP4, M4A or 3GP will be a feasible method.

The Easiest Way to Watch WMV on Android

Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is a powerful converting tool for you to convert WMV video files to Android mobile phones or tablets compatible format on Windows-based computer. Only with a few simple clicks, you can view any WMV videos in a hassle free manner. Besides, this MWV converter can also transform various video formats like AVI, FLV, MKV, DV, DivX, WebM, MOV and more. Additionally, customizing WMV files to get special visual effects is also supported by Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate. The supported editing functions include trimming, cropping, appending artistic effects, adding watermarks and subtitles and more.

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After converting WMV video files and simply transfer them to Android devices, you can play and watch any WMV video on your Android phones anywhere anytime. If you are Mac users, there is also Mac version of WMV converter - Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac.

Below is the video tutorial on how to play WMV on Android:

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Play WMV on Android devices with WMV player

When searching for "WMV player for Android", you may get various solutions. Here I will single out some popular and high rank Android apps for you to play WMV on android mobile phones/tablets with ease.

Video Player (AVI, FLV, WMV, etc.)

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Video Player is a free application for Android that can play any popular video formats like WMV, DivX, XviD, FLV, TS, RMVB, MKV, MOV, M4V, AVI, MP4, 3GP and more. It enjoys the ability to detect all video files on your SD card and play them with intuitive and concise layout. Video Player can handle any TV shows, movies, music videos on your Android gadgets. It’s a pretty good application for Android, except that this free app is ads supported and there may contain ads on your notification bar.

MX Player

MX Player is the first Android video player that supports multi-core decoding. By simply pinching and swiping across the screen, you can zoom in and out the videos without any hassle. You can also scroll the subtitle to move back and forth. The supported subtitle format include DVD, DVB, SSA/ASS Subtitle tracks, SubRip(.srt), MicroDVD(.sub/.txt) and many more. This Android WMV player fully supports Android 4.2 Jelly Bean MR1.

BSPlayer Free

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Well compatible with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean MR1, BSPlayer FREE is hardware accelerated video player for Android smartphones and tablets. It supports virtually any media files like WMV, AVI, 3GP, AC3, MOV, MKV, MPEG, MTS, MP4, RMVB, FLV, etc. as well as streaming content like RTMP, RTSP, MMS, HTTP Live Stream and more. BSPlayer Free supports various playback modes and can automatically detect subtitles.

There are plenty of WMV player for Android smartphone and tablets, here just mention a few.

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