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[Solved] MP4 Not Playing on Windows 10 (VLC/WMP/QuickTime)

Written by Jason

Since system upgrade, MP4 not playing on Windows problems happen more frequently than before. Some .mp4 files working perfectly with Windows 7 can no longer open. Playing MP4 no video/sound, MP4 codec error ... different problems occur now and then, challenging you patience to extreme.

This page collects respective solutions to VLC not playing MP4, as well as Windows Media Player and QuickTime Player won't play MP4 on Windows 10, dive for the easiest solution here.


1. VLC not Playing MP4 on Windows 10
2. Windows Media Player 12 not Playing MP4
3. MP4 won't Play on QuickTime Windows 10

MP4 Not Playing on Windows 10 Help - Try Universal Free MP4 Player

Using 5KPlayer - the free & green MP4 player enables you to play MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI files on Windows 10 by simply clicking the mouse. Why ravel out those MP4 codec theories now that you have an all-in-one solution? Download the free 5KPlayer below to help you play MP4 easily.↓↓↓

How to Convert Video to MP4 with 5KPlayer

As is mentioned above, you may need to change the video format now and then, here's how to do that with 5KPlayer

Step 1: On the main panel click "Library", which allows you to browse every video you played with 5KPlayer.

To add another media file into 5KPlayer's library, click the "+" button.

Step 2: Find the downward arrow for format convert below the title of an MP4 video, click and choose "MP4" from the list.

Convert video to MP4

It's downright easy to download MP4 videos from video hosting sites like YouTube, Vevo, Vimeo, etc with 5KPlayer, check out how to download YouTube videos with this free gadget -->.

Note: As one of the top 5 media players for Windows 10, 5KPlayer capitalizes its function to play videos and music of all formats, such as MP4 AVI MOV MKV VOB. Unlike the abovementioned VLC, which is highly-compatible with plenty of codecs indeed, yet ebbs with demanding, high bitrate MP4 files, you may rest assured, for it's a piece of cake for it to play 4K, H.265 and H.264 MP4 videos. Now give it a spin!

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