mac media players

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by markeus, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. markeus macrumors newbie

    Jan 1, 2007
    Hi I'm looking for a media player that will play .wmv files on my mac.. is there a generally good media player for mac? the default quicktime doesnt seem to support enough file formats.. thanks
  2. steelfist macrumors 6502a

    Aug 10, 2005
  3. koswo macrumors member

    Oct 7, 2004
    I use iTunes for music.
    For .wmv files I still use Windows Media Player for Mac because Flip4Mac won't playback large wmv files.
    And for all the other type of video files I use VLC Media Player, which is great!
  4. MisterMe macrumors G4


    Jul 17, 2002
    This question has been asked and answered on this forum too many times to count. You already have a recommendation for VLC. Also, with the proper collection of QuickTime codecs, you can play virtually every format there is. As a start, look into Perian. For .wmv, you also need the Flip4Mac codec, which is a free download.
  5. aristobrat macrumors G4

    Oct 14, 2005
    How large are you talking about? I've downloaded a few WMV files between 1 and 2GB and they play fine on my MBP. :confused:

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