“My friend sent me a Sony PS4 console not long ago, I bought many latest games for it. Now I am wondering if I can play HD movies on Sony PS4 via USB flash drive, I have downloaded and collected many movies on my computer’s hard drive, these movies are in WMV, MPG, TiVo, VOB, and other formats, can I play them on PS4 via USB? I was told the PS4 only supports limited formats, any suggestion is appreciated, please help, thanks!”
These days many PlayStation 4 users asked on the forum to find the way to play movies on Sony PS4 via USB flash drive or external drive, they want to use PS4 as a video game console as well as a movie player. If we can play video files on PS4 thru USB flash drive, it will be so convenient for us to enjoy HD movies.
But, from Sony PS4 user manual, we know that Sony PS4 can’t support all the video files, it only support MP4 video format, just like the PS3. If you have other formats like WMV, MPG, MPEG, FLV, TiVo, VOB, AVI, MKV, you will not play them on PS4 via USB directly, you will encounter video compatibility problems.
How to play WMV/MPG/MPEG/FLV/TiVo/VOB on Sony PS4?
The best way is to convert unsupported video files to compatible format for PS4, and then you can transfer files to USB flash drive and play on PlayStation 4, in this way you will avoid PS4 video playback issues. Here you can use our HD Video Converter for Windows or Mac software, it is top video converter for Sony PS4, that can convert nearly all the video formats to PS4 optimized format. The software is very easy to use, even if you have not used any converter before, you can get your WMV, MPG, FLV, TiVo, VOB files converted in just few steps. Now you can follow the easy steps below.
1. Download Sony PS4 Video Converter windows version or Mac from our website, install and this program on your computer. Launch it as the best WMV/MPG/MPEG/FLV/TiVo/VOB to Sony PS4 converter.
2. Import the video files that you want to convert, you can drag and drop the files, or click the add button on the interface. This software also supports batch conversion.
3. Choose output format, the format must be supported by Sony PS4, so you are recommended to choose MP4 format, it is best format for PS4 and other playable devices.
4. If you want to customize the output parameters, you can click settings button on the main interface, and then you can adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.
5. Click convert button to start converting files to Sony PS4.
This software equipped with NVIDIA CUDA and AMD APP acceleration, so it can convert videos at up to 6X fast, this will save you much time. Besides, it can convert WMV/MPG/MPEG/FLV/TiVo/VOB to Sony PS4 with high quality. When the conversion finished, you can transfer movies to USB flash drive and play on PS4. Now you can take a free try, hope it can help you.
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