4K resolution is widely predicted to be the main development trend of video resolution, which is on the way to all of us. As you see, there are more and more cameras like Panasonic HC-VX981, Sony A7R II, Nikon D5/D500, Canon XC10, etc can shoot 4K video.

Whereas, Windows Media Player lacks the ability to support 4K videos ( 4K MXF, 4K MOV, 4K MP4, etc., ) How to solve the issue? Since WMP can work H.264 MP4, WMV videos well, one possible solution is toconvert 4K video files to H.264 MP4/WMV video for playback with Windows Media Player easily.

Actually, there are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the lumpish ultra HD videos. Which one to choose is the key? Well, UFUWare HD Video Converter is just the ideal 4K video to Windows Media Player converter, which can convert all kinds of 4K video files (MOV, MP4, MXF, .etc) to Windows Media Player supported video format without quality loss. Using this best 4K video converter, you can convert, play and edit 4K video files and export videos in any other format including 1080p or 2K properly MKV, MP4, WMV, MOV, MPG, etc as you need. Now follow the guide how to convert 4K videos to Windows Media Player in detail.

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How to play Ultra HD 4K videos on Windows Media Player?

Step 1. Add 4K Video files

Run UFUWare HD Video Converter as the best 4K Video to Windows Media Player Converter, and click the “Add File” button to import the 4K video to the converter, or directly drag and drop the 4K video files to it.

4K video to WMP Converter

Step 2. Select proper format for Windows Media Player

Click the “Profile” button to get the drop-down list, and select WMP supported WMV, ASF as output profile from “General Video” or “HD Video” Category.

Convert 4K videos to HD WMV, ASF

Tip: Click “Settings” button to adjust the video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3. Start the 4K video to Windows Media Player conversion

Click the “Convert” button to convert 4K videos(4K MXF, 4K MOV, 4K MP4, etc.,) to Windows Media Player supported format WMV, ASF.

After the 4K video to WMV/ASF conversion, click the “Open button” to get the generated video files. Now, you can successfully load and play all 4K video files in Windows Media Player without any issue.