Play WMA Files on Mac

Olga Weis

The Must-Have WMA Player for Mac- Elmedia Player

What is WMA?

Apple products (like Mac) offer limited support for codecs and container formats. As much as Apple devices are used and acclaimed worldwide, many standard file formats are not supported on Mac OS, such as MP3, MP4, WMV, etc.

Playing WMA on Mac can turn quite a challenge too. WMA stands for Windows Media Audio. This file extension used with Windows Media Player. WMA is two in one - an audio format and an audio codec created by Microsoft to compete against MP3.

If you try to open WMA files on Mac with default QuickTime, you'll get an error message along the lines. The reason is that WMA files use Microsoft proprietary codecs that don't work in Mac OS X. Isn't that annoying when you have a WMA file that you want to watch on your Mac and simply can't? Many Mac users upgrade their OS to Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite etc., but if you do not wish to upgrade your OS, you can always use Elmedia Player.

Elmedia Player is one of the most popular ways to open WMA on Mac to enjoy your favorite music without quality loss often associated with format conversion. Elmedia features modern audio system, fast and responsive interface and handy controls. This Mac WMA player gives you the best multimedia enjoyment. There is so much more about it you will want to check it out!

Free WMA Media Player for Mac
WMA Media Player for Mac

Use Elmedia Universal Video Player as your WMA player for Mac

Open WMA on Mac and enjoy them just the same way as other audio files and videos. You'll need to buy Elmedia Universal Video Player from Mac App Store from your Apple account given you have a valid payment there, if not, don't forget to add it. Click the price (Buy) under the app image. Elmedia Player will be downloaded on your computer as soon as the order was processed.

1. Open Elmedia

M4V Player for Mac

2. Listen to your audio

WMA files can be added to Elmedia Player in several ways:

  • Drop selected WMA files on the opened window of the player or on its Dock icon.
  • M4V Player for Mac
  • Right-click your WMA file in Finder then click "Open With" and select Elmedia Player.
  • When in the app, in the main menu choose "File" -> "Open...".

3. Have fun!

Did you know that your Elmedia WMA player Mac additionally to all your WMAs, can play FLV, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, and much more?

Elmedia Player for Mac

Requirements: OS X 10.7+ , 36.64MB free space
Version 6.9(1118) () Release notes