Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How to Add FLAC to Windows Media Player 12 for Playback

FLAC is not a popular file format. Then one of the most convenient solutions available for you is to convert the FLAC file into some other file format. After you have converted the FLAC file, you can now play it in any media player!

FLAC files are created using the Free Lossless Audio Codec to compress audio files while maintaining a better audio quality compared to MP3 compression. Playing FLAC files requires you to install a software or filter that supports the FLAC compression format.

Windows Media Player 12: What, no FLAC?

Microsoft's media player which is built into Windows may be a popular tool for playing digital music, but when it comes to format support it can be rather antiquated. Compare it to other jukebox software programs, like VLC Media Player, and you'll find its audio format support quite sparse.

Out of the box Windows Media Player 12 isn't compatible with the popular lossless format, FLAC.

Well, you can download an external codec to make your FLAC file compatible with Windows Media player. But, you can also consider changing the format of your file to some other popular format to play it easily in any player.

In this case, Brorsoft the all-in-one Video Converter Ultimate program will a nice choice for you. It is a professional all-in-one video converter program that supports converting FLAC to Windows Media Player friendly format so as to successfully add FLAC files into WMP for playback with ease.

Besides FLAC, it can also convert other popular video formats like MK,AVI, MP4, TiVo, MOV, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, ASF, etc. even the Blu-ray and DVD disc movies to Windows Media Player. No technical knowledge is required! If you're a Mac (macOS Sierra, EI Capitan included) user and wanna convert FLAC and more files on Mac OS X, simply turn to Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac.

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Guide Refer to : Play DVD in Windows Media Player

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Guide Refer to : Play Blu-ray in Windows Media Player

Solution: Change FLAC to other formats for playing on Windows Media Player 12

Step 1: Click "Add Files" or "Add From Folder" button to load FLAC audio files to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate Program.

Tip: You can also click the "Load Disc" button to have movies from Blu-ray and DVD disc uploaded to the Program and rip them to any format as you want.

Step 2: Click the Format menu, select Windows Media Player friendly format as your output video format. There, you can take WMV as your output video format. If you prefer high definition videos, move your mouse pointer to "HD Video" and then choose HD WMV.

Tip: To adjust video and audio parameters like codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, you could click on "Settings" button.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start FLAC conversion with the best Video Converter Ultimate.

Once finished, you can get the output files for via clicking on Open button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import these converted FLAC files in your Windows Media Player for playing without any limits.

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