The Media Player works with both your home server and when plugging a USB stick with media into one of the available ports on the PS4. Your home server will appear as a media option in the player automatically and finding your media is simple and quick. You may also simply enjoy music as background music on your PS4. If you have lots of AVI files and PS3/PS4 device, chances are you want to play AVI files on PS4. When you try to do this, you'll find it's very difficult to do the job? Well, can PS4 play AVI files? It's hard to tell because the although this format is listed as one of the compatible video file formats, you may also come across the playback issue. It's highly recommended that yourself and any PS4's owners out there to use the media server to avoid any frustration.(reviews)
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Basically, PS4/PS3 can recognize AVI videos, well, only in the condition of compressing with the supported codec. According to PlayStation 4 official data, PS4 can play AVI files with the following specification:
PS3 supported formats:
PS4 supported formats:
As you seen, PS4 and PS3 can play AVI files with MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2 and MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital). So as for other AVI files, PS4/PS3 does not play them at all.
In order to successfully play AVI on PS3/PS4, a widely used solution is to convert them to PS4 recognized formats. Here, we strongly recommend Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to help you convert all video and audio files (AVI//MKV/MOV/Tivo) to PS4 and play HD videos on PS3/PS4 without worrying about the media incompatibility problem anymore. It will save you all the trouble.
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How to Transcode AVI to PS3 and PS4 Compatible formats?
Step 1. Load AVI files to this best AVI video converter
Download the Video Converter Ultimate on your computer, install and run the program, add videos.You can choose to import videos or the entire folder by clicking the top left two icons.
Step 2. Choose a proper format for PS3/PS4
Click “Format” drop-down list and choose ” PSP/PS3 >> PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)” as the compatible MP4 preset with best video quality.
Step 3. Customize video specs for PS3/PS4 (Optional)
For people who want to further customizing output video size and quality, you can click “Settings” on the bottom to enter Profile Settings Window, and customize video size, frame rate, bitrate, codec and sample rate(Hz). In general, the higher bit rate, the bigger output file size.
Step 4. Start AVI to PS4 Conversion.
You can hit the big red “start conversion” to start converting AVI to MP4 with best video settings for PS4. After the conversion, click “Open output folder” in the conversion window, or “Open” in main interface to quick locate the converted video. Then, you can stream the converted movies to PS3 or via DLNA.
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