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Solved: Can Xbox One (S) play 4K video?

In this article we'll focus on Xbox One (S) only and talk about the ability of playing 4k videos on Xbox One (S).
The ultimate games and 4K entertainment system let Xbox One S become one of the hottest console in the market. With its built-in media player app, you can play video and music files by USB drive or DLNA server easily. However, when play 4K on Xbox One (S), there are many users meet issues- "Xbox One (S) can not read 4K movies"... In this article, we just aim to solve the 4K to Xbox One (S) playback issue for you.

As a matter of fact, it is officially claimed that Xbox One (S), Xbox 360 support 4K format. The point here is, only a part of 4K formats like 4K MP4, 4K MKV are supported and the supported codec are also limited. Currently, 4K content could presumably use either H.264 or H.265 for encoding, while Xbox probably won't support H.265.
Moreover, even if it supports H.264, the video format problem remains: today, most of 4K movies are reco…