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What Are Media (Video/Audio) Formats Supported by Windows 10

List of Windows 10 Media (Video/Audio) Formats Supported

What does Windows 10 bring to us? Utterly fresh browser Microsoft Edge points out a preferable way to read article and look through pictures online; Xbox on Windows 10 pleases gamers through seamless connection with games and friends wherever; a universal store offers countless apps of movie, music, games, sport videos and more as well as new Office driving anything to be more convenient. Apart from those notable new features, Windows 10 also have some greatly improvements on file formats supported. Here, let's discuss Windows 10 media formats supported (including video and audio formats) to acquire what kinds of videos/audios can be natively played on Windows 10.

Want to Play Any Videos on Windows 10?

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Media File Formats Supported by Windows 10

Windows 10 supported media formats is based on file types supported by system-attached Windows Media Player, which means that all file types of latest WMP 12 are compatible with Windows 10. On the other hand, some new formats and codecs are gathered into Windows 10 media formats list, video format MKV, video codec H.265 and audio format FLAC, all of which make it possible to play HD/4K/8K movies on Windows 10 and listen to music with lossless audio quality. Now, let's take a look at the full list of video/audio formats supported by Windows 10.

Windows 10 Video Formats
• Advanced Systems Formats (.ASF)
• Windows Media Video (.WMV, .WM)
• Audio Visual Interleave (.AVI)
• MPEG -1 (.MPEG, .MPG, .M1V)
• QuickTime Movie File (.MOV)
• MP4 Video File (.MP4, .M4V, .MP4V, .3G2, .3GP2, .3GP, .3GPP)
• MPEG -2 TS Video File (.M2TS)
• Matroska Video File (.MKV)

Windows 10 Audio Formats
• Windows Media Audio (.WMA)
• MPEG Audio Layer III (.MP3)
• MPEG Audio Layer II (.MP2, .MPA)
• Audio for Windows (.WAV)
• CD Audio Track (.CDA)
• MP4 Audio File (.M4A)
• Windows Audio File (.AAC, .ADT, .ADTS)
• Free Lossless Audio Codec (.FLAC)

Developed by Microsoft, AVI and WMV are traditionally supported by any Windows versions and organized as the best video formats for Windows 10. In addtion, although MP4 is a new format for latest WMP12, this most compatible format also can be well supported by Windows 10 based on the experience of Windows phone support.

Related: Windows 10 Mobile Video Formats, Mac Video Formats/Codec Supported, MKV Codec for Windows Media Player, Windowns 10 Movie Maker Download

Need to Play Any Videos on Windows 10?

Windows 10 seemingly supports nearly all mainstream media formats, but some formats like 3GP, FLV, WebM for web/Chromecast, MOD/TOD files recorded by digital camcorders are hard to play on Windows 10. In order to watch any videos on Windows 10 smoothly, it is suggested to free convert those incompatible video formats to best media formats supported by Windows 10. WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is an all-sided video converter available to convert any SD/HD/4K/8K videos for Windows (10/8/7/XP) at a super fast speed in a few clicks. Embedded in 370+ video/audio codec, this Windows 10 videteo format converr is also capable of converting videos to current popular devices, iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Windows Phone (10/8), PS3/4, Xbox and audios, MP3, AAC, WAV, iPhone Ringtone, FLAC etc.

Convert Video to Best Media Formats for Windows 10

How to Convert FLV/WEbM/MOD/TOD etc, to Best Windows 10 Video Formats

Step 1. Launch WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe and click +Video button located at top left of navigation bar to import the video you want to convert to Windows 10 media formats supported.
Step 2. Output Profile window appears for output formats selection. Move to PC General Video option and choose one of the best Windows 10 video formats (AVI, WMV, MP4). If the source is a music video, you can choose to convert it to audio formats supported by Windows 10, like MP3, AAC, FLAC etc.
Step 3. Tap Browse button to save converted video to destination folder and click RUN button to start conversion for Windows 10.

See Also:
>>Best 3 Free Video Converters for Windows 10
>>Best H.265 Video Converter for Windows 10
>>Best 4K Video Converters for Windows PC/Mac

Alternative, you can use third-party free player to play any videos on Windows 10 without trouble. 5KPlayer is a powerful free music and video player capable of playing any video/audio formats, MKV/M2TS/FLV/AVI/MP4/MP3/FLAC/APE etc, and even 4K/8K Ultra HD videos with multi-subtitle tracks, 3D movies, radio and DVDs faultlessly. It is approved to a perfectly safe players bundled no adware, spyware or virus at all.

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