Can't Play AVI Files on Xbox 360? The Solution.
Can't play AVI on Xbox 360? Many people complained that when they tied to play AVI files on Xbox 360, they got the following error:
"Can't play this content because it may not be supported. "
AVI is a multimedia container format with video and audio stream stored. After the fall 2007 multimedia update, Xbox 360 added support for DivX and Xvid video. So The AVI files encoded with DivX and Xvid can be supported directly by the console. However, if your AVI file is not encoded with the codecs that Xbox 360 supports, it'll be rejected. To fix this problem, there is an easy and effective way to help you convert AVI to Xbox 360 accepted formats. That's to use Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac ). It can let you resolve this incompatibility issue with a simple click. After that, playing this media file on Xbox 360 is pretty straight forward. Below is a step-by-step guide.
1 Load AVI files
To import AVI files to this AVI to Xbox 360 converter, you can either press the "Add Files" button in the top left hand corner of this app's interface or directly drag and drop these target files from the computer to this program's left pane.
2 Select Xbox 360 as the output format
Click the format image in the Output Format panel and then in pop-up output format list, go to "Device" tab, next, select "Xbox 360" from the "Game" category. The optimized preset is fully compatible with Xbox 360.
3 Start AVI to Xbox 360 conversion
Just start AVI to Xbox 360 conversion by pressing "Convert" button in the bottom right hand corner of this AVI to Xbox 360 converter. This program works efficiently. Soon after, you'll be prompted all the tasks have been finished by a notice. Then, click the "Open Folder" option at the bottom to find these output files.
4 Stream media files to Xbox 360 for playback
In this step, you just stream these output files to Xbox 360 for playback with one of the four tools: Windows Media Player, Windows Media Center, Windows Home Server, Zune Software. If you don't know how to do this, there is a detailed guide on how to stream video files to Xbox 360.
Here please check the video tutorial.