As the default media player in Windows operating system, Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP), makes it easy to play audio, video and view images for Windows users. However, many MXF files contain video streams that are encoded using codecs that WMP cannot normally interpret. When you attempt to playback such a file, problems may be encountered.

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Many Camcorder users like playing their recordings on computer media player after a trip. But they can’t play MXF format videos in Windows Media Player 12 perfectly. Why does it happen and how to solve this problem? “I found a codec that allows me to view MXF files in Windows Media Player but it won’t play the audio. Does anyone know of a codec/decoder that allows one to view MXF files with audio in WMP?”

Nowadays, MXF files are usually recorded by Canon, Panasonic and Sony high-end camcorders. MXF is not a common video format. It’s a file format for the exchange of programme material between servers, tape streamers and to digital archives. Its contents may be a complete programme as well as complete packages or sequences. MXF files are not easy to use in many media players no matter on Windows or Mac.

In order to watch MXF files in Windows Media Player 12 smoothly and to solve no audio problem, you should choose a best codec or format for Windows Media Player playing, AVI format is the first choice. Having tested so many third-party programs, Pavtube Video Converter is highly recommended for the easy of use and lossless quality.

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Detailed steps about how to play MXF files in Windows Media Player 12:

Step 1: Download, install and launch the smart Video Converter. Click “Add video” or “Add from folder” button to load MXF files to the program. You can also directly drag the files to the main interface.

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Step 2: For playing MXF files in Windows Media Player 12 smoothly, you can hit the “Format” bar to choose “HD Video>>AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as best output format.

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Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.

Step 4: Now everything has been settled, and don’t forget to set the file location. Click “Convert” button to start the conversion work and click “Open” when you finish your conversion to check your converted files.

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