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17 Jun 2011
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ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

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Hi, I got some phone clips on a usb stick I took off of my blackberry but the psr doesn't see these files, is the ps3 picky and only play certain files? Do I need to convert these files and what to?
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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

Try pressing triangle on the USB stick icon and selecting 'display all'.

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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

Yeah done the triangle thing fella, infact I have to press triangle and display all to get the images and music on the usb stick otherwise it says no data or something.
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SONY 7.1 virtual surround sound headset.
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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

is it .mp4 .mov .3gp files ?
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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

Just checked what type of file it is and it says a 3gpp movie (.3gp)
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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

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You would need a Media server to (Stream / convert those .3gp files) so the ps3 can play them I would guess, as the ps3 does not have native .3gp support

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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

Cool, what kinda file is best to convert them to?
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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

 

 

 

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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

Cheers man! I will have a play around.
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Re: ps3 wont see video files on usb stick?

Don't let this put you off, its still the best media playing device on the market :Thumbs:

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