WMA File Extension

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Windows Media Audio Format
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.5 (9 votes)

What is WMA file?

WMA stands for Windows Media Audio and this file is used to store audio data. This file is both an audio codec and audio format. This file format was created by Windows for competition purposes against MP3 and RealAudio format files.

Generally there are four different codecs of WMA file. Each WMA file created has a single audio track stored in it using four of these codecs. Each of these codecs are different from each other and are incompatible with each other. Each codec has its specific use. In order to access or open this file type you need a Media Player.

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Conversion of a WMA file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the WMA extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of WMA file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from WMA extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to WMA file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the WMA file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the WMA file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the WMA file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the WMA file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the WMA file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the WMA file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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