Usually, for any video file, Windows Media Player plays video along with audio, unless user press mute, so that only video comes out. In such a way reverse, is it possible to make media player play videos in which audio may come out, not video, and media player may show a blank screen or default animation instead of video? I use Windows 7. Is it possible to play videos without displaying video in Windows Media Player 12
Is it obligatory to use Windows Media player or you just want any video player to play only the audio?– MariyanSep 2, 2012 at 9:47
is there any other player?– AlfredSep 2, 2012 at 16:35
Yes, check my answer below.– MariyanSep 3, 2012 at 6:07
Download VLC player.
Play whatever video you want > right click on the video > select video > video track > disable.
This will play only audio and will not consume resources for video.
A couple of suggestions:
- Minimize Media Player - audio will play in the background
- Use Miro Video Converter which can create an audio version (MP3) of your Video file