You attempt to play the video, but unless you’re signed on to XBox Live, you get a message saying you need to download an update in order for the video to play; an update that you’ve already (countless times) downloaded. I’ll give you my story, and I’m willing to bet yours is similar. A long string of numbers uniquely identifying your particular XBox.
The down side is that you are forced to use one of these operating systems and the WMV codec isn't all that good - compression is not that great and although it's becoming more popular these days, Div X and Xvid are preferred "DVD backup" choice codec's, shall we say?These lesser mainstream codec's offer better compression and many folks on the darker side of the Web mostly use this format to distribute movies around the Internet since they are the most 1337 choice among enthusiasts.Others are a little more advanced in that they can provide real-time Div X to Xbox 360 streaming of content but are less than ideal since you are still forced to use MCE or the most expensive version of Windows Vista.Last month a group of software folks at TVersity who know a thing or two about this subject managed to make the whole experience much easier and pleasant with their latest version of TVersity.The quality of sound that comes through Xbox 360 headsets will be significantly improved when Microsoft updates the Xbox 360 this Fall.
The refresh, designed to coincide with the launch of Kinect, will upgrade the codec and audio infrastructure that underpins the quality of voice communication from Xbox 360 to Xbox 360, and should make for clear chat between gamers when they play online, Xbox Live Studios boss Jerry Johnson said at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival this afternoon.It could possibly save a lot of anger and frustration. You have to go to that site and transfer your license to your new XBox. I'd love to hear what you have to say about my blog.From this site, you get all the instructions on how to transfer your “license” to watch ! I mean, you can email me along with leaving comments. Also, if you find any books on this site interesting, buy them by clicking on the links found here. They have a piece of software (and it's completely FREE!It still baffles me that the ability to play video files (.avi, .mp4, etc) directly from a USB device isn't a feature...It can help you convert MP4 into the supported formats of Xbox 360 which are MPG, MOV, WMV or AVI.