Supported file formats

Use (Media Player) to enjoy videos, photos, and music saved on USB storage devices and media servers.
You can play these types of files:

Videos

When using a USB storage device, your video files need to be in a folder for your PS4™ system to recognize them.
You can view video recorded by a 360-degree omnidirectional camera (in equirectangular video format) on your PlayStation®VR. Press the OPTIONS button, and then select [VR Mode].

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

Photos

When using a USB storage device, your photo files need to be in a folder for your PS4™ system to recognize them.
You can view photos captured by a 360-degree omnidirectional camera (in equirectangular image format) on your PlayStation®VR. Press the OPTIONS button, and then select [VR Mode].

  • JPEG (DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21 compliant)
  • BMP
  • PNG

Music

When using a USB storage device, your music files need to be in a folder named "Music" for your PS4™ system to recognize them.
Using DSEE HX™, you can listen to certain audio files (such as MP3) in high-resolution audio. When playing background music, participating in a party, or using the text-to-speech feature, however, audio output is in 48 kHz.

  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • AAC (M4A)
  • FAT and exFAT formatted USB storage devices are supported.
  • Be sure to fully insert the USB storage device into the USB port. Some devices are not compatible due to shape or design.
  • Depending on the state of the application or the system, playback might not be possible.
  • It might not be possible to play some files due to their data type or file size.
  • Some types of content distributed over the Internet and by other means have playback restrictions. For details, contact the content provider.
  • Depending on the media server, you might not be able to play certain types of files or use some functions during playback.