Netflix became popular and very well loved for its streaming ability of movies, TV shows, cartoons, documentaries, comedy specials and more. Next to streaming this content, however, users of the iOS and Android apps also have the possibility to download certain episodes or movies for offline viewing as of December 2016. The NFV file is stored on the user’s phone so the app can access it when there is no internet connection. The video data inside the NFV file is encrypted and can thus only be interpreted by the Netflix app and not viewed using other video players, even when burned onto a DVD or Blu-Ray disk. Windows Media Player is developed by Microsoft Corporation with the function of playing multimedia files. As a free, easy to use, powerful software, Windows users prefer Windows Media Player as the default media player.

Under normal circumstances, Windows Media Player supports playing videos in WMV\ASF\MPG\MPEG\AVI formats. If someone wants to play NFV video files on WMP directly, an inevitable problem lies-WMP doesn’t support NFV files.

If you’re quite satisfied with Windows Media Player but want it to play NFV files, what should you do? Download a new media player to play the NFV files? If I were you, I prefer to come up with an idea to solve the format related problem rather than be in the struggle for selecting the perfect substitute for WMP.

Thus how to play NFV videos on Windows Media Player is what we should attach importance to. To play NFV videos on WMP, here I introduce a method thought to be useful and practical.

[Guide] How to play NFV files on Windows Media Player?

Converting NFV to the formats supported by Windows Media Player like WMV, MP4, AVI or MPG is an easy and quick approach. The conversion tool, UFUSoft Total Video Converter is worth being the first recommendation. The software supports about 150 formats and NFV is also included. It ensures both the converting speed and video quality of the original NFV files.

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1. Load original NFV files

Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your NFV files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

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2. Select output format

Click “Format” and choose WMV or H.264 MP4 from “Common Video” as output format, which can be recognized by Windows Media Player?easily.

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Tips:?With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

3. Start NFV to Windows Media Player conversion

Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion.

After you convert your NFV video files to WMV or MP4, click on “Open Folder” in the bottom to locate the converted files and transfer them to Windows Media Player to play your media files.