PS3 and Quicktime help

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by chrisdazzo, Jan 29, 2007.

  1. chrisdazzo macrumors 6502

    chrisdazzo

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2006
    Location:
    Colorado
    #1
    So, I tried burning a Data CD with Toast Titanium, which had a .AVI movie n it, and figured it'd work in my 60GB PS3. It didn't.

    Same thing with a USB flash drive with ONLY the .AVI movie file on there.

    It plays fine in Quicktime on my MB, so I'm confused. :confused:

    Should I covert it into some other file type?

    Email me at chrisdazzo@gmail.com because honestly, I don't visit these forums very often. Thanks. :D
     
  2. lostless macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    #2
    The Ps3 can not play avi Divx files. It only plays Mpeg4 or H.264 (or AVC as sony calls it). The great part about that, is that those are the 2 exact files the ipod can play. If you have a mac, get iSquint. Its an mpeg 4 converter made for the ipod, but will work just fine for the ps3 as well. If your on a pc, I believe a program called videora will do the job.
     
  3. chrisdazzo thread starter macrumors 6502

    chrisdazzo

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2006
    Location:
    Colorado
    #3
    Yes!!

    thanks for the help. i'll be playing bruce almighty on my PS3 in no time. :D

    and of course i have a mac.
    and iSquint. i never thought of using that...

    i'm thinking either Toasting it or putting it on a USB flash drive. does it matter?/what would work better?
     
  4. xparaparafreakx macrumors 65816

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2005
    #4
    If you want to play AVI on your PS3 really bad, install Yellow Dog Linux and VLC. Then you can play whatever you want.
     

Share This Page