Video file based on the Microsoft Advanced Systems Format (ASF) container format and compressed with Windows Media compression; similar to an .ASF file and contains video encoded with one of Microsoft's Windows Media Video (WMV) proprietary codecs.Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 was the last version of the Windows Media Player developed for Mac OS X. However, Mac users can use Flip4Mac WMV (also known as Microsoft Windows Media Components for QuickTime) to play WMV files.
The WMV file type is primarily associated with 'Windows Media File' by Microsoft Corporation. Audio/Video Windows Media. Requires version 8+ of the Windows Media Player. Note: This file is also found as a video/audio file on the Xbox. A number of programs capture this file extension.
Microsoft Windows Media Player , Microsoft Zune , Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6 , CyberLink PowerDVD 12 , CyberLink PowerDirector 10 , Roxio Creator 2012 , Eltima SWF & FLV Toolbox , Xilisoft Video Converter Ultimate , Apple QuickTime Player with Windows Media Components plugin , Web browser with the Windows Media Player plugin
Developed by: Microsoft Corporation
MIME type : video/x-ms-wmv