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Whats other video formats work on the 360's system video player, I know AVI works fine but what other ones work?
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That's honestly about the only one that works for me now.
mp4 I've gotten to work ONCE.. mkv never shows for some reason.. blahblahblah
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It isn't just about container (file) type.
There are many, many, many different ways to encode a video file, even as just an AVI or MP4 file, and only a handful of those encoding methods will work on the 360.
AVI, MP4, and WMV should work on the 360, but only if the file uses audio and video codecs that the 360 supports, and even then, some files that look like they should play on the 360 still won't.
BTW, if you have a computer that can handle it, you can get TVersity (try to find v1.9.7, since it is free, anything newer than 2.0 is a paid version even for the basic features that were in earlier releases for free), which can stream both audio and video to the 360, or PS3 Media Server (http://www.ps3mediaserver.org/), which can stream video only to the 360.
Both can transcode your media (convert it to a format that the device can play, while streaming), but, you do need a computer that can handle it, otherwise you'll end up having playback pause every minute or so while it transcodes the file.
Although, there will still be some files that won't work (at least with TVersity 1.9.7, haven't tried the files that don't even appear in the TVersity list on my 360 through PMS yet).
R.I.P. Eve English (Feb. 12, 1968 - Oct. 13, 2010)
Momma Eve, you will be missed.