How to Play Any WMA File on Any iPod Model Device?

Method 1: Convert WMA to iPod MP3; Method 2: Install WMA Player for iPod

Recently, many users have failed to play their WMA files on their iPod devices and they raised threads in Google forums to ask if iPod supports to play WMA files and if not, how to successfully play WMA files on iPod. The following article just answers these two questions.

Can iPod Play WMA File?

WMA format is a series of audio codecs developed by Microsoft and has no any compatibility issue with Windows devices and applications, but unfortunately, WMA is not supported by Apple iPod device.

How to Play WMA File on iPod?

There are two popular methods available to help you to easily play any WMA file on any iPod device. One is to convert WMA to iPod best supported MP3 and the other is to install an WMA Player on iPod. Read on to learn these two methods as below.

Method One: Convert WMA to iPod MP3

You can use a professional WMA to iPod converter to convert your WMA file to your iPod device best supported MP3. Avdshare Audio Converter is just designed for this purpose. With Avdshare Audio Converter, converting WMA to iPod MP3 is so easy. Check its key features as below.

  1. Convert any WMA file to any iPod device best supported MP3 without any quality loss.
  2. Convert any WMA file to the popular WAV, AAC, AC3, FLAC, AIFF, OGG, MKA, etc or convert between any two audio formats for more flexible and compatible usage.
  3. Convert WMA to iPod MP3 or convert other audio formats with usually up to 90X faster conversion speed.
  4. Support to batch convert WMA to iPod MP3 or other audio formats without any ad or virus.

Guide on Converting WMA to iPod MP3

You can follow the guide below to convert your WMA file to iPod best supported MP3.

Make Preparation: Free download WMA to iPod Converter

Free download the professional WMA to iPod Converter - Avdshare Audio Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import WMA file

You can click the Add File button to easily import your WMA file to this audio converter. You can also drag and drop the WMA file to this audio converter.

Step 2 Set output profile

Click the "Profile" button>"General Audio" category and you can select MP3 as the output format there.

Step 3 Finish WMA to iPod MP3 conversion

You can click the Convert button to start and finish your WMA to iPod MP3 conversion.

Method Two: Install WMA Player to iPod

You can also install a third WMA player to your iPod and launch it to play your WMA files on your iPod device. VLC Player is so popular to play WMA files and VLC Player has also launched iOS app to help you to play WMA file on your iOS devices, like iPod. So you only need to download VLC Player for iOS from, install it and launch it to play your WMA file on your iPod device.