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Playing WMA Files

10th June 2010, 03:11 PM |#1  
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Well being a total newbie to Android this is probably a basic question, but ,i need to be able to play WMA files , it appears that there is no native support in Android , probably a licensing issue i guess , so are there any apps that can play WMA files that i can download for the EVO ?

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10th June 2010, 03:59 PM |#2  
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The Evo will play WMA files. Sense music player has built-in support for it. Vanilla Android does not.
10th June 2010, 04:09 PM |#3  
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The Evo will play WMA files. Sense music player has built-in support for it. Vanilla Android does not.

when i try to play the WMA file it says "unable to play this type of audio file"

these WMA files come from MS Office Communicator via email , they are my work voice mails... maybe they are a different version or something ?

any ideas ?

Dan
10th June 2010, 04:12 PM |#4  
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Not sure to be honest. All of my music is WMA format and the phone plays it fine. My Nexus needed a mod to play them.
11th June 2010, 07:24 AM |#5  
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Well being a total newbie to Android this is probably a basic question, but ,i need to be able to play WMA files , it appears that there is no native support in Android , probably a licensing issue i guess , so are there any apps that can play WMA files that i can download for the EVO ?

thanks

Dan

All u have to do is edit the name of the song. Change WMA to MP3 & it will work find. I had the same problem.
11th June 2010, 08:06 AM |#6  
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What about WM streaming (many radios are streamed using windows media), is there any way of playing them?
18th February 2011, 07:09 AM |#7  
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I tried that and it still will not work...
pls Help
18th February 2011, 07:37 AM |#8  
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Try downloading arcMedia from the market

.....sent from my pimpin' echo!
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