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What format (hd) to play via usb


Standard Member
Just ordered LG42LH5000, what format of hd movie do i need to be downloading to play off a 16gb mem stick.



Active Member
XVID, DivX or MKV or the most popular formats (legally or illegally!) the LG TV's don't play back Microsofts WMVHD though...


Active Member
divX player- supports working with *.mov - Quicktime movie(video codec H.264). Trial on 32LH2000
work with 1 TB usb hdd and 4gb usb

formats that are supported
DivX3.11, DivX4.12, DivX5.x, DivX6,
Xvid1.00, Xvide1.01, Xvid1.02, Xvid1.03, Xvid 1.10-beta-1/beta-2,
Mpeg-1, Mpeg-2, Mpeg-4, H.264, AVC

AC3(Dolby Digital), Mpeg, MP3, PCM




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Active Member
Hi guys!
I've received today my new 26LH2000, already installed.
Obviously USB it's unlocked :p

Ok with MP3, Ok with jpg, Ok with avi... but no way on one MKV (the only one I've right now).
It seems to be compatible according the rules specified above... but no way.
The tv find the file, try to open it.. then it shows a corrupted picture (50% deformed frame 50% randomo color lines) for a second.. then the tv close the file and come back to file list.


it has 12 references frames... this is unsually high and does not play with high amounts of reference frames... I have 100+ MKV's and only 1 didnt play because of similiar circumstances... same with Profiles.. if its higher than 5 or something (cant remember exactly what) - originally I had trouble playing 3 MKV's but after upgrading to 3.40 (now on 3.55) 2 of them played and now 1 wont which is same problem as yours


Standard Member
yeah that rings a bell, the movie needs to be 5 ref frames or lower, most of my profile 4.1 files work fine & Ive tested quite a few :smashin:


Well-known Member
I have some MKVs that I ripped myself, they do not play on my LG LH2000, any idea why they dont play ?

This is the format of the files :-

ID : 1
Format : AVC
Format/Info : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile : [email protected]
Format settings, CABAC : No
Format settings, ReFrames : 1 frame
Muxing mode : Container [email protected]
Duration : 43mn 44s
Bit rate : 1 473 Kbps
Width : 704 pixels
Height : 400 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16/9
Frame rate : 29.970 fps
Resolution : 24 bits
Colorimetry : 4:2:0
Scan type : Progressive
Bits/(Pixel*Frame) : 0.175
Stream size : 461 MiB (94%)

ID : 2
Format : MPEG Audio
Format version : Version 1
Format profile : Layer 3
Codec ID : A_MPEG/L3
Codec ID/Hint : MP3
Duration : 43mn 46s
Bit rate mode : Constant
Bit rate : 64.0 Kbps
Channel(s) : 2 channels
Sampling rate : 48.0 KHz
Resolution : 16 bits
Stream size : 20.0 MiB (4%)

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