Users who try it anyway receive the following error message: Windows Media Player cannot play the file.The Player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file.We don t care if it was designed for it, we care about how to get what we want to work. was very help and it actually worked on windows 8.1. I tried putting this code in C: program files Windows Media Player but it is not working for me. I copied and pasted the code above, but when I tried to save it in the given folder, it appeared a warning message that I didn t have a permission to save it. I should have read all the posts : In spite of that it is still not able to play the file : Ramesh.
Thanks, Tom 1 person found this helpful Briago Moore replied on This worked for me, but a small modification to the code for the bat file so you are not left with a dos box open after launching WMP: ------ for /f usebackq tokens 1,2 delims a in 1 do if /i a File1 start C: Program Files x86 Windows Media Player b sleep 2 Inserting start allows for the dos window to close.
However, this alone doesn t give enough time for WMP to launch.
Hello, Thank you for sharing your experience on Microsoft Community forum.
We really appreciate your efforts and time which you spent on resolving the issue. pls file format is without doubt one of the most popular formats when it comes to Internet radio stations.
27 people found this helpful At first thanks, it is not only me having the wish to simply play pls-files in media palyer.
Sorry, the solution provided by Pual G_ does not work with my Win8 Media Player Any other solutions.
Open PLS in WMP is a free software program for the Windows operating system that acts as a proxy between the pls file and Microsoft s media player.
Download the program from the Internet s Codeplex project page first.
Use Media Player Lite – the best Free TS player software. Media Player Lite is a free open source audio and video player on Windows. m3u: playlist Number Of Entries 1 File1 This can be played just fine by opening the.