What are the supported file types for the built-in Media Player in the Network Media Hub?

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Supported File Types for the Built-In Media Player in the NMH

You can store any file type in the Network Media Hub or import various file types using the Media Importer. However, the following are supported file types for the Media Importer and file types that can be viewed or played with the built in player for the NMH Series.

Audio File Types Supported by the Media Importer

 File Type

 File Description

 Windows

 MAC

 .3gp 3GPP Multimedia File Yes Yes
 .aac Advanced Audio Coding File Yes Yes
 .ac3 Audio Codec 3 File Yes Yes
 .aif Audio Interchange File Format Yes Yes
 .asf Advanced Systems Format File Yes Yes
 .au Audio File No No
 .avi Audio Video Interleave File Yes Yes
 .flac Free Lossless Audio Codec File Yes Yes
 .m3u Media Playlist No No
 .m3u8 Media Playlist No No
 .m4a MPEG-4 Audio File Yes Yes
 .m4b MPEG-4 Audio Book File No No
 .mp1 MPEG-1 Layer 1 Audio File No No
 .mp2 MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File No No
 .mp3 MP3 Audio File Yes Yes
 .mp4 MPEG-4 Video File Yes Yes
 .mpa MPEG-2 Audio File Yes Yes
 .ogg Ogg Vorbis Compressed Audio File Yes Yes
 .lpcm Linear Pulse Code Modulation Audio File No Yes
 .pls Media PlayList No No
 .wav WAVE Audio File No No
 .wma Windows Media Audio File Yes Yes
 .wpl Windows Media Player PlayList No No


Photo File Types Supported by the Media Importer

 File Type

 Windows

 MAC

 .bmp No No
 .gif No No
 .jpg Yes Yes
 .png Yes Yes
 .tif No No
 .tiff No No

Video File Types Supported by the Media Importer

 File Type

 File Description

 Windows

 MAC 

 .3gp 3GPP Multimedia File Yes Yes
 .asf Advanced Systems Format File Yes Yes
 .avi Audio Video Interleave File Yes Yes
 .divx DivX-Encoded Movie File Yes Yes
 .dvr-ms Microsoft Digital Video Recording No No
 .flv Flash Video File No No
 .m1v MPEG-1 Video File Yes Yes
 .m4v iTunes Video File Yes Yes
 .mov Apple QuickTime Movie Yes Yes
 .mp4 MPEG-4 Video File Yes Yes
 .mpe MPEG Video File No No
 .mpeg MPEG Video File No No
 .mpg MPEG Video File Yes Yes
 .swf Macromedia Flash Movie No No
 .vob DVD Video Object File No No
 .wmv Windows Media Video File Yes Yes
 .xvid Xvid-Encoded Video File Yes Yes

Audio File Types Supported by the Built-In Player in the NMH

 File Type

 Windows Player

 Windows Internet Explorer

 Windows Firefox

 MAC Player

 MAC Safari 

 MAC Firefox 

 3gp  (aac) Quicktime Played  Played Quicktime Played Played
 m4a (aac) Quicktime Played Played iTunes Played Played 
 mp3 Winamp Played Played iTunes Played Played 
 mp4 Quicktime Played Played Quicktime Played Played
 wma Windows Media Player Played Played Quicktime Played Played

Audio File Types Supported to Play in External Applications

 File Type

 Windows Player

 Windows Internet Explorer

 Windows Firefox

 MAC Player

 MAC Safari 

 MAC Firefox 

 3gp  (aac) Quicktime Plays in a new IE window. Plays in a new Firefox tab. Quicktime Plays in a new Safari window. Plays in a new Firefox tab.
 m4a (aac) Quicktime Plays in a new IE window. Plays in a new Firefox tab. iTunes Plays in a new Safari window. Launches iTunes.
 mp3 Winamp Plays in a new IE window. Plays in a new Firefox tab. iTunes Plays in a new Safari window. Plays in a new Firefox tab.
 mp4 Quicktime Plays in a new IE window. Plays in a new Firefox tab. Quicktime Plays in a new Safari window. Plays in a new Firefox tab.
 wma Windows Media Player Launches Windows Media Player. Launches Windows Media Player as a plug-in inside Firefox. Quicktime Plays in a new Safari window. Plays in a new Firefox tab.



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