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Can't Play the MP4 Files on Xbox 360?

Can xbox 360 play mp4 videos? Although it's officially claimed that Xbox 360 supports the MP4 files, we might occasionally have troubles in playing an MP4 file on the Xbox 360. That's because it only supports an MP4 file with the video codec of MPEG-4 AVC H.264 and MPEG-4. To solve your problem, you can use an easy-to-use yet powerful tool to convert the MP4 file to Xbox 360 compatible formats.

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Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate

  • Easily convert files in any format to Xbox 360 MP4 codec.
  • Convert to different game devices with optimized presets, like Xbox 360, Xbox One, etc.
  • High output quality of the converted video.
  • Touch up your video with the classic editing features, trimming, cropping, adding subtitle, etc.
  • Perform at 30 X faster speed with the leading APEXTRANS™ technology.
  • Supported OS: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 10.8, 10.9

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Any Format Support
This application can batch convert video in any format to the MP4 codec for Xbox 360 at ultrafast speed. Even you can merge video clips into one and start the conversion.

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This video converter for Xbox 360 has built-in presets for Xbox 360. You can resolve the format incompatibility issue without adjusting the complicated parameters manually.

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It has been recognized that this video converter for Xbox 360 has superior coversion speed than all the major converters on the market.

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Want to perfect your MP4 file according to your desire before converting MP4 to Xbox 360? Just take this tool to play your talents.

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Guide: How to Convert Video Files for Xbox 360

1. Load MP4 files

First, run this smart MP4 to Xbox 360 converter and then import your local MP4 files by either clicking the Add Files button in the top-left corner of the interface or drag-and-drop the MP4 files you want from your local directory. It's illustrated in the screenshot below. 

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2.Select Xbox 360 as the output format

Open the drop-down list by directly clicking the format image on the Output Format panel. Then, enter into the Device>Game category, where you can find the directly-optimized format for Xbox 360 just according to its name. Just click the format to select it as the output format.

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3.Convert MP4 for Xbox 360

Press Convert in the bottom-right corner of this MP4 to Xbox 360 converter to perform the video conversion. The conversion speed is very fast. After a few minutes, you'll see a notice saying all the tasks have been completed.

When the conversion is done, you can transfer the converted files onto your Xbox 360. In order to retrieve the converted files, simply click the Open Output option at the bottom of the interface. If you don't know how to do that, you can click here to learn how to transfer files to the Xbox 360 with Windows Media Center, Windows Media Player, Windows Home Server or Zune Software.

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Video Tutorial: How to convert video to Xbox 360 MP4 codec

FAQs about Playing MP4 on Xbox 360

1. Question: What video format can be played on Xbox 360?

An MP4 file can be played on the Xbox 360 successfully only when the file fully meets these limitations as shown below:

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2. Question: How to stream video on Xbox 360 for playback?

You can play videos on Xbox 360 from Windows Media Center, Zune Software or Windows Home Server, etc. For more information, please click here.

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