November 12th, 2015 by Smile Harney
Expect to find an easy way to play WMV on Android phones or tablets? If you do, continue to read this article which just serves to offer the solution to play WMV on Android phones or tablets like HTC, Motorola, HTC, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy series, etc
Android is an operating system developed by Google and used on mobile phones and tablets. Manufactures like Samsung, HTC, Motorola, etc adopt Android operating system in their devices, like HTC Desire, Samsung Galaxy Gio, Samsung Galaxy S3, Motorola Droid Razr, etc. When playing videos on Android operating system, most Android devices support the following video Format/Codec and File Type(s)/Container Formats:
|Format/Codec||Supported File Type(s)/Container Formats|
|H.263||3GPP (.3gp); MPEG-4 (.mp4)|
|H.264 AVC||3GPP (.3gp), MPEG-4 (.mp4), MPEG-TS (.ts, AAC audio only, not seekable, Android 3.0+)|
|H.265 HEVC||MPEG-4 (.mp4)|
|MPEG-4 SP||3GPP (.3gp)|
|VP9||WebM (.webm); Matroska (.mkv, Android 4.0+)|
|VP8||WebM (.webm); Matroska (.mkv, Android 4.0+)|
The supported video Format/Codec and File Type(s)/Container Formats from the above list can not be played by all Android devices or tablets some of which need Encoder like Android 3.0+ or Decoderlike Android 4.1+ to play some file types. But even if all Android devices or tablets can play all the file types in the above list, WMV is not one of the supported file type. So in order to play WMV on allAndroid devices or tablets, people are more likely to convert WMV to one video format supported by Android with the assistance of a WMV to Android Converter, such as iDealshare VideoGo.
iDealshare VideoGo can not convert WMV to Android supported video format, but also can convert AVI, FLV, DV, DivX, WebM, MOV, WTV, AVCHD, etc to Android supported video format. Besides iDealshare VideoGo can also support to MP3, WAV, AC3, AAC, FLAC, etc to Android supported audio format. Additionally, the surprising editing features with iDealshare VideoGo are also waiting for you to explore. Now follow the step by step guide to convert WMV to Android supported video format.
Click "Add file" button toadd one or more WMVs to iDealshare VideoGo. You can also choose to drag and drop WMV(s) to this WMV to Android Converter
Just click "Profile" button to choose one supported format for your Android device from "Android" category or "Android Pad" category
Click "Convert" button to complete the converting WMV to Android process.
Of course there are many Android Players on the market, some of which can play WMV on Android phones or tablets, but you need to try which one can play WMV ideally. So the most convenient and time-saving way is to convert WMV to Android supported format with iDealshare VideoGo.