Author Topic: PROBLEM PLAYING M3U FILES  (Read 1109 times)

January 22, 2016, 08:15:32 AM
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I just bought WDTV Media Player. I'm trying to play a file m3u that contains http links.
I copied in the USB pen and connected to the Media Player.
When I try to play the m3u file, I got an error saying that there are no app able to play that kind of file.

Something is wrong to me, cause I think that if it cannot play the http link or if the file is formatted wrong, it should say that there are some errors reading the file, but I suppose that it should support m3u so I don't understand if something is missing or there are some app to play those files.


January 22, 2016, 11:52:48 AM
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I didn't even know the WDTV could read m3u playlists...when did this happen?

February 14, 2017, 02:24:25 AM
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Files with the .m3u8 file extension are the basis for the HTTP Live Streaming format used by Apple to stream video to iOS devices. These files contain MP3 playlist files and they are used by a variety of media applications and online radio stations. These files do not contain any actual audio data. M3U8 files are stored in a plain-text format. Files with the .m3u8 extension are a unicode version of the M3U file format. With the ability of exporting M3U8 files in Pavtube products, users who own either iOS or Android smartphones and tablets can upload videos to their HTTP server and then stream to portable devices for viewing and sharing with customers or friends.