AnsweredHow to Play WMA Files on Mac? [Answered]

I have compact discs that I have saved to the cloud. Trying to access them through Apple Music and cannot. How do I do that? Please give me some programs that can play them. Thanks!

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Melissa Lee· Answered on Mar 22, 2024

Always try a third-party media player if you can't play media files on a Mac. To play WMA files on Mac devices, you can use EaseUS RecExperts or VLC Media Player.

1. Play WMA with EaseUS RecExperts for Mac

EaseUS RecExperts for Mac, the Mac screen recorder, also offers a media playing function to users. You can use it to play WMA, MP3, AAC, WAV, and OGG audio files on Mac with easy steps. The operation is quite simple. You just need a WMA file in your local folder and download EaseUS RecExperts by clicking the button below.

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Steps to play WMA files on Mac with EaseUS RecExperts for Mac:

  1. 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts and click "Recordings" from the main interface.
  2. 2. Click the "Import" button from the bottom right corner of the next window.
  3. 3. Select and import the WMA file you want to play. You can also manage and edit the file.

2. Play WMA with VLC Media Player

VLC is another popular media player. It is open-source and free to use. The interface is also quite user-friendly. Almost all the video & audio files can be played in it successfully. You can play WMA audio files in it easily.

Steps to play WMA files on Mac with VLC Media Player:

  1. 1. Download and launch VLC Media Player on your Mac.
  2. 2. Go to the "Media" menu and select "Open File".
  3. 3. Choose the WMA file you want to play and click "Open". Then, the file you choose will start to play automatically.

3. Convert WMA to MP3 and Play in Apple Music

If you don't want to download anything to your computer, you can also convert the WMA files to Apple Music formats, which are AIFF, Apple Lossless, MP3, WAV, and MPEG-4 AAC. There is an online audio converter called CloudConvert.

Steps to convert WMA to MP3 with CloudConvert:

  1. 1. Go to the official website of CloudConvert and click on "Select File" to import your WMA file from your Mac.
  2. 2. Choose "MP3" after "Convert to". You can click "Add more Files" to import more.
  3. 3. Click "Convert" to start conversion. When it is converted, the preview window will pop up. Then, download the MP3 file to your Mac.
  4. 4. Now, you can play the WMA(now MP3) file in Apple Music.

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