An introduction to Video on PlayStation 3

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Video on PS3

PlayStation 3 has a Blu-ray Disc Player built in that lets you watch your favourite films in true High Definition (up to 1080p depending on your television).

With a massive capacity on each BD, allowing up to three hours of HD video plus nine hours of Standard Definition (SD) bonus material to be stored on one double layer Blu-ray Disc, you'll be sure of no disc-swapping interruptions.

Your visual entertainment doesn't start and end with the astonishing Blu-ray Disc Player. As the heart of your home multimedia enjoyment, PS3 is also the perfect place to store, organise and enjoy an array of digital video files. Store your existing digital movies on the PlayStation 3 system's Hard Disk Drive, plus download new content from PlayStation®Store including High Definition movie and game trailers.

You can also access video files stored on your PS3 via Remote Play with your PSP. Build a massive library of staggering visual entertainment on your PS3, and access it in a different location via PSP.

An introduction to Video on PlayStation 3

File formats that can be played or viewed

Find out which video file formats can be played or viewed on PS3.


Play content on USB devices

Find out how to play video content from USB devices connected to your PS3.


Playing content on disc

Find out how to view or listen to content on Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD.


Use the Wireless Controller to view content

Find out how to use the Wireless Controller for fast forward and fast reverse operations.


Play AVCHD files

You can play AVCHD-format video files that are saved on Memory Stick media or on the hard disk of a digital video camera.


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