Play 4K videos on PS3/Xbox 360 from TVS-871T QNAP NAS
You must have heard several times about 4K, 4K TV, 4K camcoders, but are you needing an ideal storage for 4K video workflows? Recently, QNAP Ships World’s First Hybrid NAS/DAS/iSCSI IP-SAN Solution with Thunderbolt and 10GbE Network Connectivity. Traditional NAS functions for archiving, project backup, and sharing are also available, which should provide users with a robust solution to any 4K storage and workflow challenge. This article focuses on how to stream 4K videos to PS3/Xbox 360 from TVS-871T QNAP NAS. If you have the interest, go on to find something you want.
As we know, a lot of NAS devices offer streaming to Xbox and PS3 devices, but what they don’t do is convert your videos to be compatible with your console. So, before dumping your 4K videos on your TVS-871T QNAP NAS for streaming to a console, you’ll need to make sure they’ve been converted to an appropriate format.
Read TVS-871T Media Player Best Video Format:
Supported video files:
MPEG4, AVC/H.264, MPEG1, MOV, AVI, Matroska (MKV), WMV9 HD (VC-1), VOB, TS, Xvid, MPEG2, FLV, WMV, DivX, AVCHD, HEVC/H.265, DivX HD
Supported audio files:
MP3, AAC, WAV (PCM), Apple Lossless, AIFF, OGG Vorbis, AAC+, FLAC, WMA, Matroska (MKA), eAAC+
Also, Xbox 360 and PS3 now support a multitude of file formats. If your videos aren’t encoded in the appropriate format, the safest bet is to convert them to h.264 videos with an .mp4 file extension. Along with some help from third party program like Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac (review) , it can be done effortlessly.
This video app is professional on fast transcoding 4K to TVS-871T QNAP NAS for playback with MP4 format without quality loss. It provides hundreds of output format presets for 4K videos, such as PS3, PS Vita, Xbox, making the conversion much easier and efficient. This Mac Ultra HD Video Converter is also available to customize the output resolutions to any size the users want. For Windows users, please turn to Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for 4K video transcoding. Download the software and let’s start the conversion.
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/imedia-converter-mac/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-iMedia-Converter/3000-2194_4-76177788.html
[Guide] How to play 4K videos via TVS-871T QNAP NAS
1. Load original 4K videos
Click “Add video” button on the main interface to load your 4K videos to the program. (Drag & Drop function is included.)
2. Select output format
Click “Format” and choose MP4 from “Common Video” or “HD Video” as output format, which can be recognized by TVS-871T QNAP NAS easily. For PS3, there are multiple choices there like PS3 Video(480p) MPEG-4(*.mp4), PS3 Video(7200p) MPEG-4(*.mp4) and more, choose a proper one. For Xbox 360, just choose Xbox 360 Video- Windows Media Video(*.wmv).
Tips: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset. (Learn how to compress 4K to 1080p for easier playback)
3. Start 4K to TVS-871T QNAP NAS transcoding
Finally, hit the “Start conversion” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the transcoding. It will automatically convert 4K to TVS-871T QNAP NAS compatible video files. After the conversion, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, you converted 4k movies can be configured for direct access via Thunderbolt for Xbox 360, PS3 or iOS and Android mobile apps.
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