Thursday, July 30, 2015

WMV Solutions - How to Play WMV Files on a DVD Player

WMV has been such a popular video format and perhaps you have lots of homemade or downloaded video files in WMV fomat. Want to burn them to DVD so that you can watch them on your TV or home DVD player? Can DVD players play WMV files? Many of us have been asking the above same question and may also encounter WMV won't play on DVD player troubleshooting:  

Q: “Does a .wmv play on a dvd player? I have created a movie on Windows movie maker and now I want to play it on TV using the dvd player. Can it play it or do I have to convert it. If I have to convert it then what format. Also will .avi work if I do the same thing?” 

Consider it done! In this article, you will learn how to successfully play all kinds of WMV files on any DVD player.

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Symptoms in Playing WMV on DVD Player

A: For WMV DVD disc owners, many of us may encounter cannot play WMV burnt DVD disc on any DVD player.
B: For Windows users, we can easily burn WMV to DVD with Windows DVD Maker or Windows Media Center. The weakness is that the burnt WMV DVD disc cannot play on most DVD players connected to the TV or other devices or on the portable DVD player.
C: For Mac users, in most cases, we cannot even import and burn WMV files to DVD on Mac let alone to play WMV on DVD player.

In order to solve can't play WMV on DVD player, you first need to know which video format does your DVD player can play and then convert your WMV to DVD player supported format so as to successfully burn WMV to DVD disc for easy playback on DVD player.  With extraordinary features, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is a must-have video converter to convert various HD and SD videos like wmv video for playing on any iOS, Android and Windows devices, including the DVD players (Sony, Philips, Toshiba, Panasonic, Samsung and LG etc.). Here is review.

Note: The equivalent Mac version is iMedia Converter for Mac. Now you can use it to convert videos like A-B-C for plaing on DVD Player.

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Convert and Transfer WMV files to DVD Player on Windows/Mac

Below is the step by step guide on how to convert WMV files to DVD player supported video format on Windows, the Mac OS X El Capitan is the same way. Just make sure you've downloaded the right version.

Step 1: Add source WMV file

Launch the excellent WMV to Surafce Converter. And then click "Add Video" import your source materials in .wmv format. Besides WMV, you can also load FLV, MKV, AVI, VOB, TiVo, MPG, MOV, etc. files to the program. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.

Step 2: Choose a DVD Player Supported profile.

Click "Format" bar and move mouse to "Windows" column, you can easily find the profile of "follow “HD Video > H.264 HD Video (*.avi)" as the best profile for DVD Player.The output videos could fit on your device perfectly. And choose the destination folder to save the converted videos.

Step 3: Make personal settings optionally and additionally

If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish.

Step 4: Start converting WMV video to DVD Player

After above settings, you can start the WMV to MP4 Conversion to fit the DVD Player so as to play back videos in portable and wireless way. You can view the duration and remaining time of the conversion process, and choose whether to shut down computer and open output folder when conversion completed.

Once the process completes, download and transfer media to DVD Players using the USB cable and enjoy it in travel.

P.S. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate also enables or add external subtitle, crop and trim videos, merge multiple videos, adjust parameters by clicking the "Edit" button and take snapshot. 

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  1. You may also get some WMV files and for certain reasons, you need to burn WMV to DVD disc so as to store WMV files, play WMV files on DVD player or share WMV files conveniently. Some of you may try to convert WMV to DVD VOB file based on the thought that DVD players could play back VOB files. There is a post that would show you the best WMV to DVD burning solution and correct answer to the question "does DVD player play VOB files".

  2. Below is the step by step guide on how to convert WMV files to DVD player supported video format on Windows or Mac computer at

  3. The following step by step guide will help you to convert WMV to any kind of DVD Player easier on Mac and Windows at

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