Playstation 4 users will have something to smile about when they update their consoles because Sony availed download to the Media Player Center which clearly needed a lot of work. Unlike the Xbox, the PS4 could not play several video and audio formats until today.

Sony pushed an update to a redesigned Sony Media Center with a new user interface which is now called Media Player. This will enable PS4 owners play media content on both their home media servers and USB Sticks, plus you can now have background music on your PS4.

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Here are all the formats and Codecs the PS4 Media Player supports

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 (based on DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21)
  • BMP
  • PNG

Music

  • MP3
  • AAC (M4A)