Can't Play MP4 Video on Xbox 360 - Fixed Now!
Xbox 360 is a complete entertainment hub for playing games, Video clip, live TV, media streaming, browsing photos, internet, etc. However, Xbox 360 could only play a specific codec encoding MP4 format. If your MP4 video is not encoded with Xbox supported codec, you might face an incompatibility issue while watching MP4 videos on Xbox 360. This article focus on such issues and guide you to play MP4 on Xbox 360 hassle free .
Actually, the Xbox One can't play all MP4s. It depends on the codecs required to play the video. While your computer has many codecs built in, the Xbox does not. This limits the videos that can be played through USB, even if they are listed under the supported video extension list. You can work around this by converting the unsupported MP4 video to other formats for Xbox 360. There are freeware supports to do so, Handbrake and Freemake are all good selection, completely free and no other cost. The only weakness is the output quality is not so good as you expect.
Here we'd highly recommend Brorsoft Video Converter. The program is an easy-to-use yet powerful tool which can help you convert any video including MP4, AVI, MKV, FLV, VOB, DivX, and more to Xbox 360 compatible video like WMV with zero quality loss. If you're a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which can help you convert MP4 to Xbox 360 on Mac OS X(including macOS Sierra).
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How to Convert MP4 to Xbox 360 Best Video Format
Step 1. Load MP4 files
Run this smart MP4 to Xbox 360 converter and then import your local MP4 files by either clicking the Add Files button in the top-left corner of the interface or drag-and-drop the MP4 files you want from your local directory. It's illustrated in the screenshot below.
Step 2. Select output format
Now click the "Format" icon to reveal output panel, then move mouse cursor to "Zune/Xbox 360 Device"> "Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv), which fits on Xbox 360 perfectly.
Tip: By clicking the Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc., in that way, you can take charge of the size and quality of the output files. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.
Step 3. Start converting MP4 to Xbox 360
After all necessary settings, just hit the Convert button to activate MP4 file to Xbox 360 conversion.
When all conversions completed, you'll get a pop-up notice. Just click "Open Folder", you can fast find where your converted files are saved. Now you can stream and play the incompatible MP4 files on Xbox 360 with ease.