Convert HD/4K AVI videos to PS4 Pro format on macOS Sierra

Summary: Though PS4 Pro is developed as game console, many people use it to watch movies. However, when playing AVI on PS4 Pro , many people just encounter various problems, such as ”PS4 Pro won’t recognize AVI from USB“, “PS4 Pro Won’t Play AVI“, “no audio when playing AVI on PS4 Pro “, “Can’t Play AVI on PS4 Pro ” or “PS4 Pro can’t read some of AVI videos“, etc. The following content just aims to explain why PS4 Pro doesn’t play AVI movies as well as provide an easy way to play all AVI movies on PS4 Pro . 

It’s been less than three years since Sony released the PlayStation 4, yet both Sony and Microsoft have more powerful consoles in the works. After the seven-year life span of the PS3, a new PlayStation may seem sudden, but Sony’s new console isn’t an entirely new device. The Pro can support 4K resolution and virtual reality, which is fitting given that Sony is producing both 4K televisions and the PlayStation VR headset. For those unsure what 4K means, when it comes to televisions, 4K refers to pixel resolutions of 3,840×2,160, which offers four times as many pixels as a typical 1080p display. 

Reason for can’t play some AVI on PS4 Pro

Meanwhile, it cannot be neglected that PS4 Pro will also serve as a good portable device for video enjoyment. However, PS4 Pro could not play all AVI videos. According to PlayStation support website, PS4 has strict requirements of AVI files, only supports playing AVI files with MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2 and MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital). So as for other AVI files, PS4 does not play them at all. 

Solutin for Play all HD/4K AVI on PS4 Pro  

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac we all think could be the best professional one for transcoding all AVI files. With it, you don’t need to worry about AVI and PS4 Pro compatibility problems. It supports converting all kinds of PS4 Neo unrecognized HD or 4K AVI files to PS4 Neo more compatible MP4, AVI, MPEG-2 and etc on macOS Sierra. which is also playable on PS4. 

See Also: MP4 to PS4 Neo ǀ AVI to PS4 ǀ 4K to PS4 

In addition to converting AVI to PS4 Pro , this powerful PS4 Pro Video Converter also can convert other video formats like Youtube video, H.265/HEVC, XAVC, WMV, MKV, VOB, MPG, Tivo, WTV, FLV, MXF, MOV, M4V, RMVB, DV, TS, 3GP etc. to PS4 or other devices supported video formats. It even helps to convert PS4 unsupported audio like FLAC, OGG, Apple Lossless ALAC M4A, M4R, CAF, M4B, AIFF, APE, DTS etc to PS4 supported MP3, WAV or WMA as well as other devices supported formats. What’s more, AVI PS4 Converter is embedded with editing functions like merge videos together, cut videos, crop videos, rotate videos, add/remove watermark to/from videos, adjust video channel, video and audio bitrate and resolution, add 3D effects and more. (read review

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Follow the Step by Step Guide to Convert Any HD/4K AVI to PS4 Pro on Mac (macOS Sierra included) 

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Step 1: Add AVI files 

Launch AVI to PS4 Pro converter on computer. Click “File” to load AVI files your PS4 Pro can’t play to this software. Batch conversion function allows you add more than one AVI files at a time. 


Step 2: Choose PS4 Neo best playable format 

Pavtube AVI to PS4 Pro converter offers users the optimized PS3/PSP format. From “Format” drop-down list, go to choose “PSP/PS3″ > “PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4 (*.mp4)” which is also suitable for PS4. 


Tips: Edit AVI Files before Converting AVI to PS4 Pro Formats 

Go to “Merge into one File” tab to merge several AVI files into single one for PS4. 
Go to “Edit” tab and open “Crop” “Effect” “Watermark” “Audio” tab to adjust video zoom, adjust image brightness, and add watermark etc. with AVI to PS4 Converter. 
Go to “Setting” tab to adjust video bitrate/codec/resolution and more. 

Step 3: Start AVI to PS4 Pro conversion. 

When all the settings is done, go back to the main interface and carry out the AVI to PS4 Pro conversion by hitting right-bottom convert button. When the conversion is finished, click the “Open” icon on the main interface to pop out the converted files. 

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