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26 Aug 2009
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how to play .avi files on PS3?

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ive been trying to play .avi files on my ps3 but wont recognise them when i plug in my external hdd. I thought that divx plays .avi files
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Is the HDD compatible with the ps3 and formmated to fat32
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I just enabled the playback wmv in system settings and it work for me m8

 

hope this helps

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highlight the hard drive , push triangle , then  display all

 

you will see them then. im assuming the avis are divx/xvid.

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I just plug in my hard drive, triangle on it > display all then find the file and play it

 

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Saving me starting a thread , as my question is of the same sort of thing kinda lol

 

How do i put films on to the ps3 hard drive , as when i steam and download it plays up

 

thanks , and sorry for doing this on the orignal guys thread :)

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put the film on memory pen, or external HDD or a mem card (60gbs) and then triangle on it and click copy.
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Just press Triangle on the AVI file, then choose Copy.

 

Simples.

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SnOwBalL1976 wrote:

Saving me starting a thread , as my question is of the same sort of thing kinda lol

 

How do i put films on to the ps3 hard drive , as when i steam and download it plays up

 

thanks , and sorry for doing this on the orignal guys thread :)


from the media server icon . choose the video and push triangle then push copy . spending on how big it is . its easier to move onto something pshyical and then copy it from that 

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SnOwBalL1976 wrote:

Saving me starting a thread , as my question is of the same sort of thing kinda lol

 

How do i put films on to the ps3 hard drive , as when i steam and download it plays up

 

thanks , and sorry for doing this on the orignal guys thread :)


from the media server icon . choose the video and push triangle then push copy . depending on how big it is . its sometime faster to move onto something pshyical and then copy it from that 

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thanks for the pointers guys , sorry was a xbox boy , but made the change to black beast and still learning lol
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Thanks guys. Really helpful post. =)
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it was from 2009
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