AVI PS4: How to Play All AVI on PS4?

AVI to PS4 Converter - Convert AVI to PS4 on Mac and Windows

Many PS4 users will find PS4 can not only work as a game console but also can work as a media player to play your personal videos, music, etc stored on USB or media server. But the question is that many PS4 users find that their PS4 sometimes can not successfully play the AVI, MP4, MKV, etc, the container video formats. Some video seniors may figure out why but there are still many users which have no idea why sometimes PS4 can play AVI while sometimes can not. Now the following article will just explain why PS4 can only play parts of AVI and how to play all AVI on PS4.


Why PS4 Can Only Play Some AVI?

As per PS4 user guide PS4 supports to play AVI, but only AVI encoded with video codec: MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2 and audio codec: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital). So if AVI, the container format, include video or audio codec other than the supported ones these AVI can not be played by PS4.


How to Play All AVI on PS4?

If your AVI can not be played by PS4, which means your AVI is not encoded with the supported video or audio codec. So you can not play this AVI on PS4 until you convert this AVI to PS4 supported AVI. Speaking of converting AVI to PS4 you must try Avdshare Video Converter which is recommend by most of users as the most professional AVI to PS4 converter.


Main Functions of Avdshare Video Converter

Convert all unsupported AVI with all unsupported codecs to PS4 supported AVI.

Convert other unsupported MKV, MP4, FLV, WMV, MOV, MPG, ASF, WTV, etc to PS4 supported video format.

Convert unsupported AC3, WMA, WAV, OGG, AIFF, MP2, etc to PS4 supported FLAC, MP3, AAC, etc.

The more powerful function is that Avdshare Video Converter can convert between any two video formats to convert any unsupported video format to any device supported one.

Edit AVI, MP4 and any other video format.

Convert AVI to PS4 Guide

The following converting AVI to PS4 step by step guide can also assist in converting the unsupported MKV, MP4, FLV, WMV, MOV, MPG, ASF, WTV, etc to PS4 supported one.


Make Preparation: Free download AVI to PS4 Converter

Free download the professional AVI to PS4 Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Import AVI video

Click "Add file" button to add AVI video(s) to or drag and drop AVI video(s) to Avdshare Video Converter.



Step 2 Select the output format

Click "Profile" button to choose PlayStation category and then choose PS3 H.264 video (*.mp4) as the output format which is perfectly supported by PS4 or PS3.


Step 3 Convert AVI  to PS4

Click "Convert" button to get converting AVI  to PS4 work done.

How to Play The Supported AVI on PS4?

To play the supported AVI or any supported video format first you need to download the Media Player and then follow the steps below:

  1. Select Media Player.
  2. Select the USB or media server where your AVI is stored.
  3. Select the AVI you want to play.



PS4 supports to play MKV, AVI, MP4, MPEG-2 PS, MPEG-2 TS, AVCHD, but except for AVCHD all others have the limitation, that is the codec issue. But with Avdshare Video Converter you can play all the supported video formats with the unsupported codec or the unsupported video formats on PS4 without any problem.