Thanks to the external HDD connectivity offered by Samsung Blu-ray Player, you can easily access movies, photos and music directly on the Disc Player stored on your USB memory drive or external hard drive. Although Samsung Blu-ray player is capable of handling a wide range of content, however, before playing local video on Samsung Blu-ray player via USB, make sure the file formats are accpeted by the Disc Player. The following article will show you supported video formats by Samsung Blu-ray Player and the limitations for the video playback capability of Samsung Blu-ray Player.
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Video files supported by Samsung Blu-ray Player
1. Even when the file is encoded by a supported codec listed above, a file might not be played if its content has a problem.
2. Normal playback is not guaranteed if the file's container information is wrong or the file itself is corrupted.
3. Files having higher Bit rate/frame rate than indicated in the table above may stutter when played back.
4. Seek (Jump) function is not available if the file's index table is damaged.
5. When a file is played back remotely through a network connection, video playback may stutter depending on the network speed.
6. Some USB/Digital camera devices may not be compatible with the product.
1. Supports up to H.264 Level 4.1. (Does not support FMO/ASO/RS)
2. Does not support VC1/AP/L4.
3. CODECs except for WMVv7, v8, MSMPEG4 v3, MVC, VP6. If below 1280 x 720: 60 frames max; if above: 30 frames max.
4. Does not support GMC 2 or higher.
5. Supports SVAF (Top/Bottom, Side by Side).
6. Supports BD MVC Spec.
1. Supports WMA 10 PRO (Up to 5.1).
2. Does not support WMA lossless audio.
3. Supports ADPCM IMA,MS.
4. Does not support ADPCM(A-Law, 渭-Law).
5. Does not support QCELP/AMR NB/WB.
6. Supports vorbis (Up to 2ch).
7. Supports DD+ (Up to 7.1ch)
Supported DivX subtitle file formats:
Note: Some DivX, MKV, and MP4 format discs may not play, depending on their video resolution and frame rate. The supported subtitle should have the same title with the video.
Samsung blu-ray player supported music file types
Samsung blu-ray player supported subtitle file types
Play unsupported video/audio files on Samsung Blu-ray Player
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