Updated: 07/12/2017 by Computer Hope

windows media audioShort for Windows Media Audio, WMA is a file format developed by Microsoft for the encoding of digital audio files. Capable of the same quality as an MP3, but a faster compression rate, WMA is reaches decent quality audio at 64 kbps.

Note: In Microsoft Windows WMA files are usually played with Windows Media Player, but most programs capable of playing audio files support this file format.

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