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Supported File formats for Hot Applications and Devices

face Rob Parsons Updated on Apr 15, 2022 4:52 PM

Here we list some popular applications and devices with specification of supported video/audio formats. It would be kind of you to reflect newly available information for us to update this article.

Apple Devices

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV:

Video - H.264 video up to 4K, 30 fps, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio, 30fps, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, stereo or multichannel audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
Motion JPEG (M-JPEG), audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Auido - AAC, Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 , MP3 VBR, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

Applications

Apple QuickTime:

Video - MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v), QuickTime Movie (.mov), MPEG-2 (OS X Lion or later), MPEG-1, 3GPP, 3GPP2, AVCHD (OS X Mountain Lion only), AVI, DV

Audio - MP3, iTunes Audio (.m4a, .m4b, .m4p), Core Audio (.caf), AIFF, AU, SD2, WAV, SND, AMR

Related: How to convert MP4 file into MOV file on Mac OS X

Apple iTunes:

Video - Video content purchased from the iTunes Store

QuickTime and MPEG-4 movie files that end in ".mov", ".m4v", or ".mp4"

Video podcasts

iTunes Digital Copies, iTunes Store Movie Rentals (Requires iTunes 9 or later)

Audio - AIFF, AIFC, audio CD, MP3, System 7 Sound (SND), uLaw (AU), WAV, QDesign, QuickTime audio (audio only movies), Audible.com (format 2, 3, and 4) (iTunes 3 and later), AAC (iTunes 4 and later), MP4 (iTunes 4 and later)

Apple iMovie:

Video - MPEG 4 Simple Profile, DV, DV Widescreen, HDV 1080i (25 and 30 fps), HDV 720p (25 and 30 fps), iSight

Audio - AIFF, WAV, AAC, MP3, CAF

Apple iPhoto (Photos):

Image - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, and PNG

Apple Final Cut Pro:

Video - 3GP, AVI, MP4, MXF, QuickTime, AVCHD, DV, DVCPRO HD, H.264, HDV, Motion JPEG, MPEG IMX,

Audio - AAC, AIFF, BWF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Image - BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, PSD, RAW, TGA, TIFF

Sony Vegas Pro:

AA3, AAF, AIF, ASF, AU, AVC, AVCHD, AVI, BMP, BWF, CDA, DIG, DLX, DPX, DV, EXR, FLAC, GIF, H.264, HDP, IVC, JPEG, M2T, M2TS, MVC, MOV, Sony MXF (XDCAM and HDCAM SR), MP3, MP4, M4A, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, MPO, OGG, OMA, Panasonic MXF (DVCPRO, AVC-Intra) PCA, PNG, PSD, QT, R3D, SFA, SND, TIFF, TGA, VOX, W64, WAV, WDP, WMA, WMV

Check out: How to rip a DVD to import into Sony Vegas Pro.

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6:

Video - 3GP, 3G2, Arri raw, ASF, AVI, DV, FLV, F4V, M1V, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPE, MPG, MPEG, M2V, MTS, MXF, R3D, SFW, VOB, WMV

Audio - AAC, AC3, AIFF, AIF, ASND, AVI, BWF, M4A, MP3, MPEG, MPG, MOV, MXF, WMA, WAV

Image - AI, EPS, BMP, DIB, RLE, DPX, EPS, GIF, ICO, JPEG(JPE,JPG,JFIF), PICT, PNG, PSD, PSQ, PTL, PRTL (Adobe Premiere title), TGA, ICB, VDA, VST, TIF

Microsoft Windows Movie Maker:

Video - WMV, ASF, WM, M2TS, MTS, M2T, MOV, QT, AVI, DVR-MS, WTV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, K3G, MPEG, MPG, MPE, M1V, MP2, MPV2, MOD, VOB, M1V,

Audio - ASF, WM, WMA, AIF, AIFF, WAV, M4A, MP3

Image - JPG, JPEG, JFIF, JPE, TIF, TIFF, GIF, BMP, DIB, RLE, .ICO, ICON, PNG, WDP

Microsoft PowerPoint:

Video - Advanced Streaming Format (.asf), Audio Video Interleave (.avi), Moving Picture Experts Group (.mpg or .mpeg), Windows Media Video (.wmv)

Audio - AIFF, AU, MID, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA

Microsoft Devices

Xbox 360:

Video - AVI, DivX (Containers: AVI), MP4, M4V, MPG (HD MPEG2), HD VOB, MP4V, MOV, AVI (Containers: MPEG-4, QuickTime), WMV (Containers: ASF)

Audio - MP3, AAC, WMA7/8, WMA9 Pro (stereo and 5.1), WMA Lossless

Zune:

Video - MP4, M4V, AVI, MOV, DVR-MS, WMV

Audio - M4A, M4B, WMA, MP3, M3U, ZPL

Sony Devices

PlayStation®3 (PS3):

Video - MP4, WMV, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, AVCHD (.mts, m2ts), DivX, Memory Stick Video Format

Audio - Memory Stick Audio Format, MP3, MP4, WAVE, WMA

Photo - JPEG, TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG

Nintendo

Nintendo Wii:

Video - AVI, MOV (MJPEG codec)

Audio - MP3

Photo - JPEG

Nintendo DS:

Video - DPG

Android Tablets

Amazon Kindle Fire:

Video - MP4, VP8

Audio - MP3, Non-DRM AAC (.m4a), MIDI, OGG, WAV

Photo - JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP

Document - AZW, TXT,PDF, MOBI, PRC, DOC, DOCX

Samsung Galaxy:

Video - video codec with WMV9, WMV7, WMV8, H.264, MPEG4, DivX, H.263, VP8

Audio - MP3, OGG, AAC, WMA, WAV, FLAC

Blackberry Playbook:

Video - 3GP, 3G2, AVI, ASF, F4V, MOV, MP4, WMV

Audio - AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, QCG, SPMID, WAV, WMA

Google Nexus:

Video - MP4, DivX, Xvid, H.264 AVC, H.263, WMV, VP8,

Audio - MP3, WAV, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, Vorbis

HTC Flyer:

Video - 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV (Windows Media Video 9), AVI (MP4 ASP and MP3), XviD (MP4 ASP and MP3)

Audio - AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, MP3, WAV, WMA (Windows Media Audio 9)

HTC Jetstream:

Video codec in MPEG4, H.263, H.264

 

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