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  • Question

  • Can someone let me know the video file types supported by the built-in media player in SharePoint 2010. I know it can play wmv, but how about flv, mov and other types?



    Wednesday, July 21, 2010 8:07 AM


  • Shehan

    Have a look at Supported Media Formats, Protocols, and Log Fields, here's a snippet of what you are looking video file types are support:


    • Raw Video
    • YV12 - YCrCb(4:2:0)
    • RGBA - 32 bit Alpha Red, Green, Blue
    • WMV1: Windows Media Video 7
    • WMV2: Windows Media Video 8
    • WMV3: Windows Media Video 9
      • Supports Simple and Main Profiles.
      • Supports only progressive (non-interlaced) content.
    • WMVA: Windows Media Video Advanced Profile, non-VC-1
    • WVC1: Windows Media Video Advanced Profile, VC-1
      • Supports Advanced Profile.
      • Supports only progressive (non-interlaced) content.
    • H264 (ITU-T H.264 / ISO MPEG-4 AVC)
      • Supports H.264 and MP43 codecs.
      • Supports Base, Main, and High Profiles
      • Supports only progressive (non-interlaced) content.
      • Supports only 4:2:0 chroma subsampling profiles.
      • Supports PlayReady DRM with Mp4 (H264 and AAC-LC)

    You might also want to check out Media Web Part in SharePoint 2010 - FAQ


    Kanwal SharePoint Buzz
    • Proposed as answer by Alpesh NAKAR Wednesday, July 21, 2010 11:50 PM
    • Marked as answer by Aaron Han - MSFT Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:49 AM
    Wednesday, July 21, 2010 6:54 PM