File Extension Database

Open WMA File

To open WMA file you need to find an application which works with that kind of file. WMA file extension is used by operating systems to recognize files with content of type WMA. Here is some information which will get you started.

How to Open WMA file

  • To see if you have an application which supports WMA file format you need to double click on the file.
  • This will either open it with matching application or Windows operating system will suggest you to look for an application for file extension WMA either on web or on local computer.
  • If there is no application on your computer which can open WMA files you need to search on the internet which application can open WMA files.

What is WMA File?

File extensions help computers locate correct application for specific files. Operating systems will not look into the content of the files to be opened, but instead, it will immediately locate the file extension of the file and locate for associated application that can open WMA files. This helps the computer to organize its functions and work much faster. Most operating systems (Windows) require the use of file extensions, but others do not (Unix).

These file extensions are also beneficial for us. By simply looking at the filename, we can determine what type of information is stored to that and what applications can open these files. Have you noticed that when your computer acquires an unknown file, it will ask your permission to look for associated program to open it or look for these programs over the Internet? Yes! These file extensions make the work of the computer easy. Once there is no application associated with the file, then the computer will immediately ask the users assistance to help look for the source files.

WMA File Applications

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Typical WMA application file locations:

  • %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:5 /Open "%L"
  • "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe" /prefetch:5 /Play "%L"

Typical WMA mime types:

  • audio/x-ms-wma

Frequently used application names to open WMA files:

  • Windows Media Player

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • Microsoft.Zune.2.WMA
  • WMAFile
  • WMP11.AssocFile.WMA

Open WMA File on Windows

Open WMA File on Mac OS

Open WMA File on Android

If you downloaded a WMA file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

Open WMA File on iPhone or iPad

To open WMA File on iOS device follow steps below:

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