5KPlayer > Video Music Player > AMR file won't play
Posted by Kaylee Wood | Last update: April 28, 2020
Can't play AMR files? How to play AMR files and MP3, WAV, OGG, etc audio files on Windows/Mac/mobile phones? For your refernence, you can get the W-W-W tips here to handle this infrequently used audio format and solve your AMR file won't play problem once for all.
Without installing any codec, plugin or converting the audio format, 5KPlayer will allow you to directly and smoothly play AMR, MP3, OGG, AAC, FLAC, DTS, Dolby, etc files on Mac/Windows. Besides a versatile AMR player, 5KPlayer also offers you access to 4K 1080p 720 MP4 MKV WMV etc download and playback.
What is AMR?
AMR (Adaptive Multi-Rate) files appear most often as voice recording on cellphones like iPhone, Samsung, BlackBerry, etc for short audio recording, storing spoken audio, multi-party conferencing, etc. The AMR files are saved in one of two formats including AMR-Narrowband (AMR-NB) and AMR-Wideband (AMR-WB), which can be played by audio players like 5KPlayer, VLC, AMR Player, MPC-HC, QuickTime, etc. And some Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) files may instead use the .3ga files extension in some situations.
Why Can't Play AMR Files?
Sometimes you may find the main media players like Windows Media Player and QuickTime Player can't play AMR files unless you install a certain codec or plugin. Sometimes if the file extension is not .amr but .amr.3gp, you may have to save the .amr.3gp as .amr and then play it with your default player. Under some circumstances, AMR file won't play happens after you have updated your OS to the newer version and you have to upgrade your media player or install a new and professional AMR player.
How to Play AMR Files Easily?
For PC/Mac users, you'd better install a professional AMR player to play AMR files as installing a codec pack or plugin may cause viruses to your computer, and converting audio format is quite time-consuming as well as unnecessary if you can directly play AMR files with a program. 5KPlayer is such a great AMR player for Mac OS X/OS Sierra/macOS Mojave/Windows 10/8/7 to play AMR files with .amr, .3gpp, 3gpp2, and .amr-wb file extensions. It is an amazing fast music player capable of fast playing WAV MP3 OGG FLAC/ALAC DTS Dolby etc files with HD sound quality. You can also use it to get various audio music songs like download SoundCloud, YouTube, Dailymotion, etc without a penny and enjoy them on iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.
For mobile phone users, you need to check to see if your phone supports AMR files. If it plays AMR audio files, you can contact the customer service of your phone. If not,convert AMR to MP3 WAV OGG AAC etc format is the best way to play AMR files on iPhone (7/6/5), Android, iPad, iPod, BlackBerry, Samsung and more. And WinX HD Video Converter is the best AMR converter to change the AMR format to various audio formats compatible with your phone.
Step 1: Free download this AMR player, install and run it on your Mac/PC.
Step 2. Play AMR files. You have 4 ways to import your files:
1. Click the "Music" button on the main interface t and then choose the AMR file you want to play from the popping-up window.
2. Find the AMR audio you saved in your local folder, then drag'n drop the file directly to 5KPlayer.
3. Right click the AMR file you want to play and choose Open with 5KPlayer.
4. Set 5KPlayer as your default AMR player and then double-click your AMR files to open.
Step 3. Now you can enjoy your AMR files.
Besides a standalone AMR player, 5KPlayer is also a video music player to play MP3 OGG WAV AAC etc audio files and 4K 1080p HD MKV WMV MOV etc videos with HD images, sharp subtitles and sourround sounds. Further more, this AMR player owns video music download ability as well to download movies, TV shows, MVs, etc like Fifty Shades Darker, Game of Thrones, World Baseball Classic, etc without costing a dime and play them directly as well as stream to Apple TV through its built-in AirPlay.
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