XBOX doesn't find MKV files?!

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Lehtu
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Joined: Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:18 pm
AV Hardware: Qnap TS-219P with TwonkyMedia Server
XBOX360

XBOX doesn't find MKV files?!

Post by Lehtu » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:24 pm

Hi!
I'm using TwonkyMedia server on QNAP 219P and I tried to stream MKV files but for some reason they dont appear on my XBOX360?? With AVI's there is no problem... I thought TwonkyMedia server would be able to stream MKV files via XBOX??
Please answer and put me out of my mysery :)

Gesus
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Joined: Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:22 am
AV Hardware: XBOX 360
Thecus N5200BR w/ Twonky module

Re: XBOX doesn't find MKV files?!

Post by Gesus » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:49 am

Hey I don't know about the QNAP, but I know on my Thecus NAS the 360 won't play Matroska files. I don't think this is a problem with the NAS or with TwonkyMedia Server itself; I think it is simply because the 360 lacks the proper codecs to play Matroska files.

You say that you can't see the MKV files at all, though? I can see them in a list, I just can't play them.

Edit: This is also true for many other files types (and some different encodes in the AVI container). The 360 has a very limited range of supported codecs.

morpheus2n2
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AV Hardware: PS3, 360

Re: XBOX doesn't find MKV files?!

Post by morpheus2n2 » Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:45 pm

The 360 dosn't support MKV via DLNA clients in order to view them you need the latest Divx codecs and use Media center extender sorry!

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