How to play windows media files on Mac?

Quick question.  How to play windows media fles on Mac?  People sending video files that I can run on windows with media player but not on mac.  Please advice.

Thanks.
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Tiras25Asked:
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A V GeorgeAdditional General Manager (Communications and Public Relations), BHELCommented:
Simply download and install the free Windows Media Player for Mac OS from www.apple.com

Good Luck!
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Have you tried:
Windows Media Components for QuickTime
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/products/windows-media-player/wmcomponents
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AlienwalkerCommented:
You can download VLC player for a Mac or mostly any other video playing software.  I recommend VLC because it comes with a lot of supported codecs.

Alienwalker
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AlienwalkerCommented:
I forgot the link,

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-macosx.html

After you install VLC player, locate the file you want to play, right click and choose 'Open with" VLC Player.

I hope this helps
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tearlach99Commented:
Here'a a free app that will let you import, export and play Windows Media video and audio files on your Mac.

http://www.telestream.net/flip4mac-wmv/overview.htm
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