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What file formats are supported in Media Gallery?

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The Media Gallery software supports the following Video, Picture, and Audio file formats (extensions):

Video File Formats

File Format (extension)Video codecAudio codecRequired Specifications
MPEG-2 PS (.mpg/mpeg)MPEG-2 VideoMPEG-1 L2
Linear PCM
AC3
No required specifications.
MPEG-2 TS (.mmv/.m2t/.m2ts)MPEG-2 VideoMPEG-1 L2
AC3
No required specifications.
MPEG-2 TS (.m2ts)AVC/H.264AC3No required specifications.
WMV (.wmv)WMVWMANo required specifications.
AVI (.avi)DV-AVI
DivX
Linear PCM
To play DivX files, you need to install the appropriate codec on your computer.
MP4 (MPEG-4)(.mp4)AVC/H.264AACOnly the content stored on your computer is playable.
MP4 (MPEG-4)(.mp4)MPEG-4 VideoAACOnly the content stored on your computer is playable.

NOTE: Video content is playable only when a video codec for each format is installed on your computer.

Photo File Formats

File Format (extension)
BMP (.bmp)
JPEG (.jpeg/.jpg)
PNG (.png)

Music File Formats

File Format (extension)Supported bit rateRequired Specifications
WAV format file (.wav)Any rateLinear PCM
Stereo or monaural format
MP3 format file (.mp3)Any rateMP3 format files at the sampling frequency below 48kHz.
ATRAC format file (.oma)ATRAC3:66/105/132 kbps
ATRAC3 Advanced Lossless:Base rate 132 kbps
ATRAC3 Plus:48/64/96/128/160/192/256/320 kbps
ATRAC3 Plus Advanced Lossless:Base rate 64/128/256 kbps
OpenMG Secure Module needs to be installed on your device.
Windows Media Audio format file (.wma)Any rateYou cannot play any copyright-protected content.
Only content converted to format, such as WAV format, on the device can be playable.
AAC (AAC-LC) format file
(.m4a/.3gp)
Any rateYou cannot play any copyright-protected content.
You may not be able to play some content delivered from other DLNA certified devices.
AAC (HE-AAC) format file
(.m4a/.3gp)
Any rateYou cannot play any copyright-protected content.
OpenMG Secure Module ver.5.0 or later needs to be installed on your device.
You may not be able to play some content delivered from other DLNA certified devices.