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Can Xbox One/360 Play FLV Files?


Xbox One or Xbox 360 is capable of receiving and displaying video streams from your computer. However, if you transfer some FLV to Xbox One/Xbox 360, you will get no luck. The basic reason is that FLV is a preferred file format that is designed for web playback, but not compatible with Xbox consoles. To play FLV files on Xbox One/Xbox 360, you need to change the flash video to another file type like WMV.

Brorsoft Video Converter seems to be the quick solution for you. This video converter offers quite effective solution for you to convert almost all the videos including AVI, MKV, MOV, MTS, TiVo, VOB, MPG, FLV to Xbox One, Xbox 360 friendly videos without quality loss. It also allows you to adjust the video, audio parameter to get a decent output video that you want. It has an equivalent Mac version entitled Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which can convert videos to Xbox One/Xbox 360 on Mac OS X (Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan included). Download the program and learn the full guide on converting FLV for playing on Xbox One/Xbox 360.

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Convert FLV to Xbox One/Xbox 360 supported video formats

Step 1: Add FLV Files

Install and run the Xbox Video Converter on your PC, click Add button to import your source .flv videos. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.


Step 2: Select output format

Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and then move your pointer to "Zune/Xbox 360 Device"> "Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv), which fits on Xbox 360 and Xbox One as well.


Step 3: Adjust output video quality

If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 4: Start conversion

After all necessary settings, hit the Convert button to start converting FLV to Xbox One, Xbox 360 with the best quality.

After the conversion, click "Open" button to quickly locate the generated video. You can either stream them or transfer the converted videos to Xbox One, Xbox 360 easily. Enjoy the movie playback now.

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