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iPhone Video Won't Play in Windows Media Player- Solution


Generally, we can transfer some MOV files from iPhone to laptop using Dropbox easily. But there are some issues when open iPhone video in Windows Media Player on Windows 7/8/10 laptop: like some iPhone videos only have audio but no video, or iPhone video won't play at all... What is the issue? Any solution to it? Read this article, you can get the something useful you want.

To properly play video (and even music files), Windows Media Player required an appropriate codec. Codecs are small programs that encode digital signals in a file or data and decode. Only in this way, the player can interpret the streams as a music or film and play correctly. If a codec is missing in the system, the corresponding video file cannot be played. You will receive an error message. So, in the first place, please make sure you've downloaded the correct codec(Learn basics about video/audio codec in Windows Media Player).

By downloading a codec pack, you may play your iPhone video in Windows Media Player successfully, but it seems a bit complicated, especially for the novice, and usually messes up WMP. On this occasion, you need to transcode iPhone MOV to Windows Media Player preferred WMV files and then transfer the converted MOV files to WMP for playback.

The article would show you how to change iPhone MOV to Windows Media Player friendly format step by step with Brorsoft Video Converter. It is the best video converter that can help you transcode iPhone MOV to Windows Media Player supported WMV format with high output video quality. Besides, it supports converting iPhone video to Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Pinnacle Studio, VEGAS Pro, etc video editors compatible format. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your iPhone videos to Windows Media Player with original quality.

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Guide: How to convert and view iPhone video in Windows Media Player

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this iPhone Video Converter. Just copy the MOV files from your iPhone to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.


Step 2. Click Format and choose WMP supported format, such as WMV, as the output format. If necessary, click Settings, you can adjust the video, audio parameters..


Step 3. Finally, hit the big Convert button on bottom of the main windows and the conversion from iPhone MOV to Windows Media Player will begin immediately.

Tips & Tricks:

1. Adjust audio and video settings (optional)

Brorsoft Video Converter enables users to adjust audio and video settings before transcoding iPhone MOV files to WMV. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

2. Basic video editing (optional)

This video converter has some simple edit functions like cropping, splitting, adding effects etc. so you can touch up the video with basic video editing functions.

After the conversion is complete, get the resulted files via clicking the Open button and then you can import converted iPhone videos to Windows Media Player for smooth playback without any hassle.

Windows Media Player Supported File Types

Windows Media formats (.asf, .wma, .wmv, .wm)
Windows Media Metafiles (.asx, .wax, .wvx, .wmx, .wpl)
Microsoft Digital Video Recording (.dvr-ms)
Windows Media Download Package (.wmd)
Audio Visual Interleave (.avi)
Moving Pictures Experts Group (.mpg, .mpeg, .m1v, .mp2, .mp3, .mpa, .mpe, .mpv2, .m3u)
Musical Instrument Digital Interface (.mid, .midi, .rmi)
Audio Interchange File Format ( .aif, .aifc, .aiff)
Sun Microsystems and NeXT (.au, .snd)
Audio for Windows (.wav)
CD Audio Track (.cda)
Indeo Video Technology (.ivf)
Windows Media Player Skins (.wmz, .wms)
QuickTime Movie file(.mov)
MP4 Audio file (.m4a)
MP4 Video file (.mp4, .m4v, .mp4v, .3g2, .3gp2, .3gp, .3gpp)
Windows audio file (.aac, .adt, .adts)
MPEG-2 TS Video file (.m2ts)
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