PS4 Video Formats | How to Play Media Files on Your PS4?


Nowadays, not only can you use PS4 to play games, but you can also use it to play music files, videos, and photos. Since 2015, you can even use PS4 to play media files that are saved on an external hard drive or USB drive.

When you want to play media files from a USB drive on your PS4, you should pay attention to these two important things: the files’ types and codecs you want to play on your PS4 and the file system of your USB drive.

That is,

Your PS4 can only play some certain formats of media files. So, you also need to make sure that the media files in your USB meet the corresponding format requirements.
The USB drive you connect to your PS4 should use the file system supported by PS4, otherwise, your PS4 can’t read your USB drive and the files in it.
Here comes some questions:

What kinds of media files’ formats are playable if you want your PS4 to play videos from a USB drive?
If you are using PS4 unsupported video formats, what should you do to solve the issue?
What kinds of file systems are supported on PS4?
If your USB drive is using an unsupported file system, how to convert it to a supported one?
These are the questions worth mentioning if you want to play media files on your PS4. If you don’t know, you can refer to the information we will show in the following parts.

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