X-MS-WMV File Extension

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JRiver Media Center Data Format

What is X-MS-WMV file?

X-MS-WMV filename suffix is mostly used for JRiver Media Center Data Format files. Files with X-MS-WMV extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with X-MS-WMV extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 5266 various file formats. The software recommended for managing X-MS-WMV files is JRiver Media Center. Software named JRiver Media Center was created by JRiver, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and X-MS-WMV files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support X-MS-WMV file extension

The following listing features X-MS-WMV-compatible programs. Files with X-MS-WMV suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support X-MS-WMV file

Updated: 08/10/2020

How to open file with X-MS-WMV extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening X-MS-WMV files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to JRiver Media Center Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with X-MS-WMV files.

Step 1. Install JRiver Media Center software

Install software to open X-MS-WMV file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening X-MS-WMV files is that no program that can handle X-MS-WMV files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install JRiver Media Center. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading JRiver Media Center installed is by going to developer’s website (JRiver, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update JRiver Media Center to the latest version

Update software that support file extension X-MS-WMVIf the problems with opening X-MS-WMV files still occur even after installing JRiver Media Center, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of JRiver Media Center is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of JRiver Media Center installed, it may not support X-MS-WMV format. The most recent version of JRiver Media Center is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open X-MS-WMV files to JRiver Media Center

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate X-MS-WMV files with latest version of JRiver Media Center you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with X-MS-WMV file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the X-MS-WMV file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the JRiver Media Center installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open X-MS-WMV files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with X-MS-WMV file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected X-MS-WMV file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with X-MS-WMV extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the X-MS-WMV file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper X-MS-WMV file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check X-MS-WMV file for viruses
1. Verify that the X-MS-WMV in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the X-MS-WMV is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. X-MS-WMV file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with X-MS-WMV extension is complete and error-free

If the X-MS-WMV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the X-MS-WMV file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the JRiver Media Center Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle JRiver Media Center

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with X-MS-WMV extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with JRiver Media Center Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle X-MS-WMV files.

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