Media types that are supported on the BlackBerry smartphone

Article ID: KB05482

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 07-26-2012


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry® smartphones

In the media application on the BlackBerry® smartphone, media files such as videos, ring tones, pictures, and songs that are stored in the BlackBerry smartphone memory or on a media card can be transcoded.

Note: For instructions on determining how to transcode audio and video files to a format that the media application supports, see the user guide located here

For more information about recommended video and audio file formats, codecs for various BlackBerry smartphone models, and whether Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is supported for that file format, see the Supported Media Types on BlackBerry Smartphones reference guide.

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Note: Streaming requires BlackBerry® Device Software 4.3 to 5.0.


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