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Can't Play MP4 files on Xbox One S? Resolved


The ultimate games and 4K entertainment system let Xbox One S become one of the hottest console in the market. With its built-in media player app, you can play video and music files by USB drive or DLNA server easily. However, when play MP4 on Xbox One S, there are many users meet issues- "Xbox One S not reading MP4 movies"... In this article, we just aim to solve the MP4 to Xbox One S playback trouble for you.

Although MP4 format is listed as one of the compatible video file formats for Xbox, you may also come across the Xbox One S MP4 playback issue. That's because different MP4 files tends to have different video codecs and the codecs might not be compatible with the console. Probably some video & audio parameter doesn't fit the device. Well, how can you play those incompatible MP4 files on Xbox One S then? Anyhow, you can resolve this problem easily by Brorsoft Video Converter.

Overall, the program is an easy-to-use yet professional Video Converter for Xbox One S. With it, you can effortlessly convert MP4 files to Xbox One S accepted formats with zero quality loss. Besides MP4, this program also allows you to convert all videos in AVI, MKV, MPG, VOB, TiVo, MOV, etc to a decent format as you want. In addition, this video video converter provides video editing functions such as video cut, video joiner, join splitter, effects adjusting, subtitles inserting and more. If you're a Mac user, you can turn to the Video Converter for Mac, which can help you encode videos to Xbox One S on Mac OS X(Sierra/El Capitan/Yosemite included). Just get the right version according to your computer's OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert MP4 files to Xbox One S smoothly.

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Tutorial: Converting MP4 Videos to Xbox One S friendly format

Step 1: Add MP4 files

Download the MP4 video converter on your computer, install and run the program, add .mp4 videos. You can choose to import videos or the entire folder by clicking the top left two icons.


Step 2: Select Xbox One compatible formats

Click on the drop down menu of the Format, select "Zune/Xbox 360 Device"> "Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv)" as the target format. It fits on Xbox One S as well.


Tip: If the default video/parameters can't meet your needs, just click Settings icon to adjust the video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to get a decent video as you want. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 3: Start MP4 to Xbox One S conversion

After all necessary settings, you can hit the "Convert" to start converting MP4 to Xbox One S with best video settings.

Once the conversion finished, click "Open" in main interface to quick locate the converted video. Then, you can stream the converted MP4 movies to Xbox One S via DLNA or USB freely.

Additional Tips:

1. Xbox Media Player Supported File Formats:

Video formats: 3GP video, 3GP2, AVI DivX, DV AVI, AVI uncompressed, asf, AVI Xvid, H.264 AVCHD, M-JPEG, .mkv, .mov, MPEG-PS, MPEG-2, MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-2 TS, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG-4 SP, WMV, WMV HD

Audio formats: 3GP audio, AAC, ADTS, MP3, WAV, WMA, WMA Lossless, WMA Pro, WMA Voice

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