Play Any Video File In Windows Media Player

As Windows users we all using Windows Media Player. Some people use it as the primary media player while others use Winamp, Jet audio, VLC Player or some other player. But, most of the people use two or more media players for play their media files because one player cannot fulfill their needs.

As you already know Windows Media Player can’t play  lots of file formats such as .mkv, .mov and so on. Or else you need do download the relevant codecs from the support website one by one. Hence, we have to use a player like VLC player as our secondary media player.  But, most of the people don’t like the GUI and features of other players while they love Windows Media Player.

So here we can talk about a method for playing all the major media files formats in Windows native Media player without any trouble. In this case we can use a software called K-Lite Codec Pack which have massive amount of codecs.

Once you have installed K-Lite Codec pack you can play almost any media file in Windows Media Player including real media, 3GP files, Quick time movies, Mp4 files, DivX files, HDTV files and much more.

Download K-Lite Codec Pack

There are three ways to install K-Lite Codec Pack,

  1. Basic – Only the most essential codecs. It contains everything you need to be able to play the most popular formats.
  2. Standard – contains everything you need to play all the commonly used formats.
  3. Full – Contains even more codecs. It also has encoding support for the various formats.


Lakshan Jayasinghe

Lakshan is a passionate blogger and a geek! ! He is graduated from University of Colombo, School of Computing. He is currently working as a Software Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka with a passion for technology, web application developing, design and every kind of gadgetry. Contact : Email / Facebook / Google+ / Twitter / LinkedIn

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