Windows Media Video (WMV) is a generic name for a set of video format developed by Microsoft, the Windows Media. The WMV format using Advanced Systems Format (ASF), also from Microsoft. Such files can be run on media players such as MPlayer, Windows Media Player or Real Player.

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Looking for Video Player to Cycle Through Files Easily [closed]

I'd like a Video Player for MAC that know how to play most video formats (wmv, flv, mp4, avi, etc) but would let me cycle through the video files (in current folder) on a keypress (for example, right ...
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Unable to play .wmv file on VLC

I have downloaded some video and when I try to play on VLC it shows me: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not support the audio or video format "PRDY". Unfortunately there is no way for you to ...
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How does OneDrive select Icon for video? How can I change it

We have a video, that is uploaded from Windows Moviemaker to OneDrive (Skydrive). I think it is creating a Windows Media file. We don't like the Icon used to represent the video. How does OneDrive ...
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WMV video file only plays partially [duplicate]

I have a WMV file which I converted from streaming from a camcorder via a firewire port. This worked perfectly before and I could watch it from start to finish in the past, as well as seek to any ...
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Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 Screen Capture in Visual Basic

How can I get Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 in Visual Basic to record the screen in wmv or mp4 video?. I've tried with Microsoft.Expression.Encoder.ScreenCapture.ScreenCaptureJob, but the record in ...
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WMV video, broken

Unexpectedly I have opened video file which I've watched before without any troubles and it appeared to be corrupted. Here is link to this image at external resource (I couldn't insert image itself ...
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How can I merge a .wav file along with a .wmv file?

I have the two files separately and I need to merge them so that the sound is synchronized with the video. How can I merge a .wmv file with a .wav file? Preferably via a GUI interface.
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Downmix from 5.1 Surround to two channel stereo using avconv

I have a .wmv with the audio codec of wmapro, which my target video player chokes on. I am generally in the process to "standardise" my collection to x264/aac (as this works fine on all my devices), ...
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Windows 8 Embedded Standard - Obtain WMV Codecs?

I'm evaluating Windows 8 Embedded Standard to be used for media playback. Following creating an installation with every single component enabled I find that the OS is unable to play back WMV files, ...
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Why is WMV playback cut off (half black)?

Starting today, WMV playback on several software programs is incorrect. The bottom half of the WMV appears correctly, but the top half is black. This happens whether the WMV is scaled or not, and ...
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No sound with particular video (WMV) file(s)

I've encountered an issue and can't seem to find a solution. I get no sound when I play a video, I've tried a lot of stuff, nothing yields a working file. Codec packs, KLite Mega, CCCP Tried ...
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Proper FFmpeg code to convert AVCHD 1080i Format to WMV files

Proper FFmpeg code to convert AVCHD 1080i Format to WMV files. The image size of the input file is 1440 x 1080 and I would like to keep it in HD if at all possible as I am going to make DVDs from ...
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Can't delete WMA file on my desktop on Windows 8, crashes Windows Explorer

I have a WMA file on my desktop that is being stubborn. If I try to delete it, nothing happens. No prompts, no messages, no nothing. If I try to rename it, Windows Explorer crashes and restarts. I ...
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How to get a reasonable file size when converting from MP4 to WMV?

I converted an MP4 1080 movie to WMV. The result is a huge 9 GB file. How can I convert it (using FFmpeg) so that the file is decent quality but not huge? Or, how can I split a 9 GB WMV file to two ...
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File crashes Windows Explorer and is undeletable

I'm running Windows 7, brand new Dell Vostro laptop with Intel i7, 500 gb hard drive and 8 gigs of RAM. Recently used it for video editing, leading to the creation of this file. This file, which used ...
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How to resolve iTunes crashing with m4v file and QuickTime?

Every time I open an m4v file, iTunes crashes. This is the error it shows: Firma con problemas: Nombre del evento de problema: APPCRASH Nombre de la aplicación: iTunes.exe Versión de la ...
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Failed to convert a wmv file to mp4 with ffmpeg

i need a help with this command FFMPEG COMMAND: ffmpeg -y -i /input.wmv -vcodec libx264 -acodec libfaac -ac 2 -bufsize 20M -sameq -f mp4 /output.mp4 Output: ffmpeg version 1.0 Copyright (c) ...
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How do I check if .wmv file is corrupted?

Whenever I try to play .wmv in an media player, it won't start playing by itself. When I slide the bar a little further only then it does. Could be the .wmv file corrupted from the beginning? How can ...
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Remove DRM From a WMV file I own [closed]

Alright, first, let me explain. I purchased some content through Microsoft's Zune/Xbox Video service, and man that was a mistake. After trying several times to get the video to play, I received an ...
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Why is converting WMV to MP4 so slow?

I am trying to convert a video from WMV to MP4 with FFmpeg but it takes couple of hours. If I try to convert it to AVI it only takes about 10-15 minutes. ffmpeg version ffmpeg version ...
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Why is my Output distorted after encoding with Expression Encoder?

I'm a "n00b" when it comes to re-encoding files. I'm trying to re-encode an AVI into a silverlight container via Encoding Video using Expression Encoder 4.0. As you can see in the video, the left ...
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Conversion from WMV to MP4 file fails with FFmpeg

When converting a WMV file to an MP4 file, it says [mp4 @ 0x989c160] track 1: could not find tag, codec not currently supported in container and Could not write header for output ...
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.WMV / .ASF files downloaded with SDP Downloader cannot be seeked on an LG TV streamer

I've downloaded WMV files from an MMS server with SDP Downloader. They are seekable on Windows Media Player, but when I try to play them on my LG television (with its built-in streamer), seeking ...
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SDP Downloader gives error 10060 when downloading Windows Media

SDP Downloader gives error 10060 when downloading Windows Media (WMV, ASX...). Playback on Windows Media Player works fine.
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can I stream some .WMV file from a linux box using a media server and play it on a windows one?

If I have a windows-only file and want to stream it to windows media player for example, can I do so from a linux media server? Does it depend on the media server software used or is it not possible ...
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Suggest format for video compression [closed]

I've a high-quality movie of 720*304 dimension with a size of 1.45 GB, and duration of 2:20 Hrs. I need to compress it to near about 700-750 MB with about 90% Picture quality and 70% sound quality. ...
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DivX Player Alternative

I have DivX but it's by far the slowest player on my WinXP netbook. It also checks for updates a crazy number of times, but I'm sure I can change that somewhere? Is there a less resource-heavy ...
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import videos again or convert from WMV into MP4?

A few years ago, I imported all the home movie content from my collection of miniDV camcorder tapes into Windows using Windows Movie Maker. These files are in WMV format. And now that I have Macs as ...
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WMV file won't play in Windows Media Player

I have a .wmv file I uploaded to my website. When I click the link to the video, the video plays in Windows Media Player without any problems. However, on some systems when the user clicks the link, ...
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Hosted WMV file asking for a password to play

We have a simple WMV file on our IIS server and when browsing to it we get a security pop up requesting authentication to play the file. Everyone has read & execute but the file still requires ...
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How can I play two WMV files simultaneously in Windows?

I have two WMV files - one with audio (audio.wmv) and one with video (video.wmv). I would like to play them both simultaneously (in sync) in Windows. How can I do this? I'd prefer any free solutions. ...
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How to put wmv videos into my iPad 2 on Mac?

Recently i made my own videos with Windows Movie Maker and output the vidoes as .wmv format on my computer, now i want to put it onto my iPad 2, so that i can easily share with my friend and easily ...
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Trying to edit Live Meeting Recording

I've converted a Live Meeting to a .wmv file and am now trying to edit it. We added a few seconds of audio to the beginning of the recording and now the slides are out of sync. How do I add a few ...
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Cannot play wmv files inside movie player

I am on Ubuntu 10.10. I installed everything like win64codecs that is required to play restricted formats and tried everything to play a online wmv. I get this error in movie player: ...
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ffmpeg -t doesn't conversion section of WMV, converts whole video

I'm trying to run the command: ./ffmpeg -ss 0.0 -t 1 -y -i Wildlife.wmv output.mpg to convert the first second of the WMV video, but it converts the whole 30 seconds of the video. Am I doing ...
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Windows Media Player and problems with skip ahead

I'm managing our company's collection of recorded webinars which currently exist as plain old wmv files served by IIS. Virtually all users are playing from a modern generation of Windows Media Player. ...
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Is there a good program to generate gifs from a wmv file? [closed]

I want to generate gif files from wmv movie files. I am hoping that it can generate from a given section in the movie file with options of how many images are in the gif. Can you help me? This is for ...
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converting WMV to ASF using ffmpeg / expression encoder studio

I am trying to understand how to convert WMV to ASF file using either ffmpeg or Expression encoder application. Couldn't really figure out how to achieve that. Thank you in advance.
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What causes the frozen first frame of a WMV file created in FFMPEG?

When trimming a WMV file using the following syntax: ffmpeg -i 'INPUTFILE.wmv' -acodec copy -vcodec copy -ss 00:00:45 -t 00:00:15 'OUTPUTFILE.wmv' One frame of the OUTPUTFILE.wmv file is displayed ...
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how to get audio file from a WMV video?

I have a WMV file. I want a WAV or MP3 of its audio. Is this possible without some dubious shareware?
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WMV High Definition player

Are there any free video players for WMV files that support High Definition? I've searched around but haven't really found anything.
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WMV to mp4 Video convertor

Hi I want to convert Video file from format WMV to mp4 for that please suggest any free video convertor so I can convert my full video without having any effects like watermarks and all. please help ...
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wmv file compatibility on Apple devices

I am wondering whether wmv is compatible for Apple related devices, like MacBook, MacAir, iPad or iPhone? Compatible I mean whether end user could play wmv file using MacBook, MacAir, iPad or iPhone? ...
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What is the optimal video format/size for using in powerpoint?

My daughter's school is looking to embed some videos in their powerpoint slides. I am helping the teacher with conversion software and settings recommendations. I tend to prefer h.264 for it's ...
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FFMPEG Multistream WMV

I need a program for Ubuntu Lucid that can covert a video file to a multistream WMV. I have been looking into FFMPEG, but I can cannot figure out how to do several streams in a single WMV. Currently ...
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Automating conversion of multiple PowerPoint presentations to wmv in Office 2010

I have scripted changes to PowerPoint presentations and generate 45-60 different versions with minor slide changes at time. This all happens from an excel list For Each date listed. The next step in ...
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Watch a partial WMV - partially downloaded in emule?

How can I watch a partial WMV, partially downloaded in eMule? I know it can be done for MPGs.
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How to fix an WMV file with Audio that grows more out of sync over time?

We currently use a DVR that converts to WMV on download. The files are originally stored as MP4, but it uses a proprietary codec. So far, I have only found one program that converts the MP4 to WMV, ...
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encoding movies for the web

I have a friend that hosts his website on IIS and Windows Server 2003 R2 32-bit. He has .WMV files and .MPG and others and some of these are 30 mb in size! He wonders why users complain the site is ...
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Convert wmv webcasts to divx avi files

I need a free tool which will allow me to convert WMV files into avi (Divx) files that I can play on my Mvix player. I am basically downloading microsoft webcasts and would like to watch them on my ...