• Paul Fingleton

Media Player functionality finally hits PS4 today

When the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched 18 months ago, neither had the media player functionality that their predecessors had built up over time. The only way to consume media was through streaming services or a browser.

Today, almost a year behind Xbox One, the PlayStation 4 finally gets a Media Player and it has most of your needs covered.

Better late than never, here's the full list of supported File formats and codecs

Video

MKV

  • Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2

  • Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)

AVI

  • Visual: MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2

  • Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)

MP4

  • Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2

  • Audio: AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)

MPEG-2 TS

  • Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2, MPEG2 Visual

  • Audio: MP2 (MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), AAC LC, AC-3(Dolby Digital)

AVCHD: (.m2ts, .mts)

Photo

  • JPEG (based on DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21)

  • BMP

  • PNG

Music

  • MP3

  • AAC (M4A)

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