.WMA File Extension

Developer:
Microsoft
File Type:
Windows Media Audio File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .wma extension? Don't panic! This page explains what wma files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open wma files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a WMA file?

Wma file extension has Windows Media Audio file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "audio files" category.

Audio file uses the Advanced Systems Format (ASF) proprietary format, and stores Windows Media Audio along with metadata objects. These may include title, album, artist, etc. Similarly to .MP3 files, WMA files allow streaming music online.

Windows Media video files are typically seen with the .WMV file extension. Both WMV and WMA files are quiet similar to .ASF files.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

wma file icon
Developer:
Microsoft
File Type:
Windows Media Audio File
Category:
Audio Files
Format:
Binary

How to open WMA file?

Double click the wma file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .wma extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the wma extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the wma file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open WMA files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the wma file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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