PlayStation 4 Media Player Launches Today

Just prior to their E3 press conference Sony announced that PlayStation 4’s Media Player will be available to download from PlayStation Store later today.

The much-requested Media Player application works with both your home server (DLNA) and with USB sticks via the PS4’s available ports.

Supported file formats and codecs:

Video:

  • MKV
    Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2
    Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
  • AVI
    Visual: MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2
    Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
  • MP4
    Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2
    Audio: AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)
  • MPEG-2 TS
    Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2, MPEG2 Visual
    Audio: MP2 (MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), AAC LC, AC-3(Dolby Digital)
  • AVCHD: (.m2ts, .mts)

Photo:

  • JPEG
    DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21
  • BMP
  • PNG

Music:

  • MP3
  • AAC
  • M4A

The Media Player will support background music playing throughout the PS4, much like Spotify does currently.

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PlayStation 4 Media Player Launches Today

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