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flash drive will not play

Timmitchell39

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i put a tv series onto a flash drive for a friend but his pc or xbox 360 will not play it but my pc plays it perfectly fine. why would it play on my pc but not his xbox 360?
 
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Xbox 360 supported video formats & video codecs

Xbox 360 Supported Video Formats
MPEG-4 Part 2 video, up to 5Mbps, 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple/Advanced Simple Profile in AVI containers with Dolby Digital 2 channel and 5.1 channel, MP3 in .avi and .divx file formats;
H.264 video, up to 10 Mbps, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline/Main/High (up to level 4.1) Profiles in MPEG-4/QuickTime containers with two-channel AAC low complexity (LC) in .mp4, .m4v, mp4v, .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 Part 2 video, up to 5Mbps, 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple/Advanced Simple Profile in MPEG-4/QuickTime containers with two-channel AAC low complexity (LC) in .avi and .divx file formats;
WMV (VC-1) video, up to 15Mbps, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 frames per second, WMV7 (WMV1), WMV8 (WMV2), WMV9 (WMV3), VC-1 (WVC1 or WMVA) in Simple/Main/Advanced up to level 3 in asf containers with WMA7/8, WMA 9 Pro (stereo and 5.1), WMA lossless in .wmv file formats;

Xbox 360 Supported Video Codecs
Scenario Supported codecs
From USB storage device to Xbox 360 Dashboard Video Player

WMV(Unprotected),
Mpeg4
H.264
AVI
From Windows Media Player 11 to Xbox 360 Dashboard Video Player

WMV(Protected)
WMV(Unprotected)
Mpeg4*
*H.264*
AVI
From the Zune software to the Xbox 360 Dashboard Video Player

WMV(Unprotected)
Mpeg4
H.264
From Windows Home Server to the Xbox 360 Dashboard Video Player

WMV (protected)
WMV (unprotected)
AVI
From Windows Media Center to an Xbox Media Center Extender

WMV (protected)
WMV (unprotected)
Mpeg2
likely you were trying to play an unsupported format.
 
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