How to Watch Movies on Xbox 360?
As a hot video game console that is developed by Microsoft and favored heavily by Americans today, Xbox 360 are increasingly becoming an overwhelming product to compete against iPad, iPhone, Android and other portable devices in market for playing movies or videos online. Those home video services like Apple TV, Google TV, Roku and so on are incomparable with the Xbox 360 in nowadays. You may be curious about how to watch movies on Xbox 360 at home and want to make the best of its capabilities, then you are recommended to realize this with different ways available for you. It's easy!
Way 1: With Internal Memory
Downloading a wide variety of movies, videos, or TV shows through Xbox 360 Video Marketplace in high-definition for viewing so long as the internet is connected. Different types of Xbox 360 have different internal memories.
Way 2: With USB Compatibility
Plug your external HDD or flash drive via USB to the Xbox 360 with tons of your favorite movies loaded on, and then play movies on Xbox 360 by going to "Dashboard > Video" and finding your external storage devices.
Way 3: Watch DVD Movies
Insert a DVD to the Xbox 360 and view your loved DVD movies freely in 720pixels high definition. Blu-ray movies should be converted to normal DVDs for playback on the device.
Way 4: Play Streaming Movies
Connect Xbox 360 to home network wirelessly (with built-in 802.11N wireless card), and watch streaming movies with Xbox 360.
Before playing movies on Xbox 360, you have to pay attention to the video format. Please refer to the Xbox 360 supported video formats as follows:
The Xbox 360 supports AVI, WMV, MPEG-4 Part 2, H.264 and QuickTime movie formats. The file extensions included are: .avi, .divx, .wmv, .mp4, .m4v, .mp4v, and .mov.
If the movies are not compatible with your Xbox 360, you can employ this Video Converter Ultimate to help you convert videos to Xbox 360 supported movie formats with high performance. The tool allows you to convert all popular videos to MOV, WMV, HD WMV(WMV1, WMV2, WMV3), MP4, AVI, MKV, M4V, SWF, etc. or DVD disc at random. Also you can extract audios from movies with the software and play music with Xbox 360 in good quality.
Having owned the specially designed Video Converter for portable media players including Xbox 360 (HD), Wii, PS3 (HD), NDS, PSP, Microsoft Zune and so on, your life will become easier as long as you want to play movies on Xbox 360 to rock your home theater.