1. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 164
    windows 10
       17 May 2016 #1

    Media Player in Win 10


    Seems like .flac files skip in Windows Media Player 12.0 in Windows 10
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  2. Joined : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
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       17 May 2016 #2

    Suggestions :
    1. Install VLC Media Player.
    It plays flac files, no problem.
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

    2. Convert flac files to MP3s. That way WMP will be able to play.
    Please google for a converter. There are many in the web.
    I do not do recommendation on something I have not used. Sorry.

    3. Install K-Lite Codec Pack. That will help WMP's restrictions of file formats it can support.
    http://www.codecguide.com/
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 661
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)
       17 May 2016 #3

    If you're going to try a different Media Player, try Daum PotPlayer. It's much better than VLC.
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  4. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 164
    windows 10
       17 May 2016 #4

    thank you Strollin its a very capable player
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 661
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       17 May 2016 #5

    No problem. Enjoy!
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  6.    17 May 2016 #6

    davidhk said: View Post
    Suggestions :
    1. Install VLC Media Player.
    It plays flac files, no problem.
    http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

    2. Convert flac files to MP3s. That way WMP will be able to play.
    Please google for a converter. There are many in the web.
    I do not do recommendation on something I have not used. Sorry.

    3. Install K-Lite Codec Pack. That will help WMP's restrictions of file formats it can support.
    http://www.codecguide.com/
    Hi there

    Don't convert FLAC to mp3 -- why convert a Lossless format to a Lossy format -- unless you can get 320 kb/s using Mp3's will disappoint when you play on any serious decent equipment -- if you are using those hideous cheap bud earphones - especially the white ones -- where the people around you hear more of the "music" than you do - then OK but on decent equipment forget the whole idea of FLAC to MP3 conversion.

    While I like VLC there are loads of capable players out there that will do flac --including the old "Venerable" Winamp --yes it still works on W10. !!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       20 May 2016 #7

    After I got a new player named 5KPlayer, I no longer use VLC. 5KPlayer can play FLAC and more video audio formats that I know.
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  8. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 164
    windows 10
       20 May 2016 #8

    ok


    Thanks
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  9. Joined : Nov 2015
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       20 May 2016 #9

    Brian k said: View Post
    After I got a new player named 5KPlayer, I no longer use VLC. 5KPlayer can play FLAC and more video audio formats that I know.
    Good for you.
    Just one question, if I may :
    What video and audio formats you have found that won't work in VLC ?
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