File Extension WMA

.WMA File

File extension: WMA
File type: Audio File


Notes about the WMA file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The WMA file type is primarily associated with 'Windows Media' by Microsoft Corporation.

Detailed information for file extension WMA:


Primary association: Windows Media
Company: Microsoft Corporation
File classification: Audio
Mime type: audio/x-ms-wma, video/x-ms-asf
Identifying characters Hex: 30 26 B2 75 8E 66 CF 11 A6 D9 00 AA 00 62 CE 6C , ASCII: 0& u f b l
Related links: Media Player Formats, AudioPlayer, Free WMA to MP3 Converter, Play Windows Media Files in Quicktime
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .WMA

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: BPMStudio.File, FileType: Digital Audio File, AppName: BPMPLAY.EXE

ProgramID: MMJB.WMA, FileType: Windows Media File, AppName: MUSICMATCH Jukebox
EXEFile: mmjblaunch.exe

ProgramID: NeroMediaPlayer.File, FileType: NeroMediaPlayer media files

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1, FileType: Windows Media(TM) Audio Track, AppName: RealOne Player
EXEFile: RealPlay.exe

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1, FileType: Windows Media(TM) Audio Track, AppName: RealPlayer
EXEFile: RealPlay.exe

ProgramID: Roxio.file.audio.wma, FileType: Windows Media Audio File, AppName: Roxio AudioCentral Player
EXEFile: RxPlayer.exe

ProgramID: SlowView WMA, AppName: SlowView
EXEFile: SlowView.exe

ProgramID: Sonique.File, FileType: Sonique File, AppName: Sonique

ProgramID: UltraPlayer.AudioFile, FileType: UltraPlayer File, AppName: UltraPlayer Multimedia Player Application
EXEFile: UPlayer.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: BSPlayer
EXEFile: bsplay.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp
EXEFile: winamp.exe

ProgramID: Winamp3.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp3
EXEFile: studio.exe

ProgramID: Winamp3.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp3
EXEFile: winamp3.exe

ProgramID: WMAFile, FileType: Windows Media Audio file, AppName: auto
EXEFile: wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: WMAFile, FileType: Windows Media Audio file, AppName: Microsoft(R) Windows Media Player
EXEFile: wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: WMAFile, FileType: Windows Media Audio file, AppName: Windows Media Player
EXEFile: mplayer2.exe

ProgramID: WMAFile, FileType: Windows Media Audio file, AppName: Windows Media Player
EXEFile: wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: ALLPlayerFile
EXEFile: D:\aaa\MarBit\ALLPlayer\ALLPlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: Blaze Media Pro
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Blaze Media Pro\BMP.exe %1

ProgramID: foobar2000.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\foobar2000\foobar2000.exe %1

ProgramID: MMJB.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Musicmatch\Musicmatch Jukebox\mmjblaunch.exe

ProgramID: MMJB.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mmjblaunch.exe %1

ProgramID: Morpheus.Audio
EXEFile: C:\Documents and Settings\Jimmy Son\Desktop\Media Downloads\Morpheus\Morpheus.exe %1

ProgramID: OpenMG_Wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sony\OpenMG Jukebox\Omgjbox.exe %1

ProgramID: OpenMG_Wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sony\SonicStage\omgjbox.exe %1

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Roxio.file.audio.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 6\AudioCentral\RxPlayer.exe /openfiles %L

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\Studio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\winamp3.exe %1

ProgramID: WMA_conch_file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MasterSoft\SuperDVD.exe %1

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe /prefetch:5 /Open %L

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:5

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:5 /Open

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:5 /Open %L

ProgramID: MediaSource.wmaFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource\CTCMS.exe /PlayNow %1

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINDOW~1\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5.08\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1 /open

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Rhapsody\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RealRhapsody\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: MMJB.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\mmjblaunch.exe %1

ProgramID: iriverplus.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iriver\iriver plus\iplus.exe %1

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\MediaMonkey.exe %1

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe /Play %L

ProgramID: MMJB.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\MMJB.exe %1

ProgramID: YMP.Media
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Engine\YahooMusicEngine.exe -play %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\COMCAS~1\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealJukebox\realjbox.exe /m audio/x-ms-wma %1

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Comcast Rhapsody\rhapsody.exe %1

ProgramID: MMJB.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Media\Audio\Musicmatch Jukebox\mmjblaunch.exe %1

ProgramID: WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NCH Swift Sound\WavePad\wavepad.exe %L

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MEDIAM~1\MEDIAM~2.EXE

ProgramID: Media_Source_U.wmaFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource5\CTCMSu.exe /PlayNow

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\BSPlayer\bsplayer.exe /open

ProgramID: wmafile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Audition 1.5\Audition.exe

ProgramID: WinRip.wma.2
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\InterVideo\WinRip\WinRip.exe

ProgramID: MPlayerFileAudio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer for Windows\MPUI.exe

ProgramID: CtraxPlayer.2.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\CtrxPl.exe /Play

ProgramID: BearShare.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BearShare Applications\BearShare\BearShare.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IRFANV~1\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Best Buy Rhapsody\rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: WMP11.AssocFile.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:5 /Open

ProgramID: EsmasPlayer.1.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\EMPLnchr.exe /Play

ProgramID: QMP.audio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Quintessential Media Player\QMPlayer.exe /open

ProgramID: iMesh.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iMesh Applications\iMesh\iMesh.exe

ProgramID: MediaJukebox.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\mjextman.exe /Play

ProgramID: KMPlayer.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe

ProgramID: PhatMan
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\programs\PhatNoise Music Manager\PhatMan.exe

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MEDIAM~1\MEDIAM~1.EXE

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\COMCAS~1\Rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: PDVDfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PowerDVD.exe

ProgramID: qvodplayer.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe -localfile

ProgramID: ACDSee.wma
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\MediaMonkey (non-skinned).exe

ProgramID: MediaMonkey.WMAFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MediaMonkey\MediaMonkey.exe

ProgramID: kwfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\KWMUSIC\KwMusic.exe

ProgramID: Rhapsody.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BESTBU~1\rhapsody.exe

ProgramID: KuGoo.WMA
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\KuGou\KuGou2008\KuGoo.exe /Open

ProgramID: MPlayerFileAudio
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer\mplayer\smplayer_portable.exe

ProgramID: RealJukebox.wma.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dhamu\Download\RealPlay.exe


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