.WMA - File Extension for Windows Media Audio Files
File extension WMA is used for audio/music files encoded in WMA (Windows Media Audio) format. A WMA sample file is provided. Free WMA players and editors are listed.
File Extension: .WMA
MIME Type: audio/x-ms-wma
File Content: Audio data.
What is WMA? WMA is a short name for Windows Media Audio, which is a popular file format and encoding technique developed by Microsoft.
WMA is the file extension for files storing audio recordings encoded in WMA format.
Technical notes on WMA format:
Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample WAV file dumped in HEX values:
30 26 b2 75 8e 66 cf 11 a6 d9 00 aa 00 62 ce 6c 0..u.f.......b.l 3d 13 00 00 00 00 00 00 06 00 00 00 01 02 a1 dc ................ ab 8c 47 a9 cf 11 8e e4 00 c0 0c 20 53 65 68 00 ..G.........Seh. 00 00 00 00 00 00 93 c1 fd 5b dd 23 e5 4c ab 05 .............L..
"0x3026b275" is magic number for ASF files.
WMA sample file: Click sample.wma to download.
Audio data stored in WMA files can be retrieved, played or edited by popular free software:
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