How to Play a Movie on Your Laptop Users can watch and listen to various kinds of material, including movies, using media players like Windows Media Player, Real Player, QuickTime Player, and iTunes. You can choose which media player to use to view the file while trying to watch a movie saved on the computer or on a disc. Certain video files can’t be played by some media players. Even yet, the majority of players can also play DVDs and the most widely used formats, including MP4, AVI, WMV, DivX, and MP4.
Watch a DVD or CD-based video
Launch the computer.
The disc should be put into the CD/DVD-ROM drive.
In the AutoPlay window, select the media player you wish to use to watch the film (such as Windows Media Player or Real Player). The movie will automatically start playing as soon as the software opens.
Watch a movie on your computer
Find the movie in the computer’s save location.
To play the movie, right-click it.
the drop-down option, and then choose “Open with.”
To open the file, select an application like Windows Media Player, Real Player, QuickTime Player, or iTunes. In that specific program, the movie will start playing and automatically open.