BDP-83 Media Files FAQ

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== Large file sizes (above 4Gb)? ==
 
== Large file sizes (above 4Gb)? ==
Are there any plans, such as via a firmware upgrade, to support a filesystem (such as NTFS, or UFS, or EXT2 -- anything) in your USB-readers, that would allow files larger than 4Gb? Some of our HD travel videos are very big and I'm loath to cut them. This is also the single [http://www.amazon.com/review/R3BSITJ6ABCWJV/zhopa negative point] among Amazon's reviews of your players...
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Are there any plans, such as via a firmware upgrade, to support a filesystem (such as NTFS, or UFS, or EXT2 -- anything) in your USB-readers, that would allow files larger than 4Gb? Some of our HD travel videos are very big and I'm loath cut them. This is also the single [http://www.amazon.com/review/R3BSITJ6ABCWJV/zhopa negative point] among Amazon's reviews of your players...
  
 
It is my understanding, that your players run some sort of Unix inside (Linux? BSD?), so it ''should'' already be possible to use something better than [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAT32#FAT32 FAT] on the USB-media. Can you, please, confirm this?
 
It is my understanding, that your players run some sort of Unix inside (Linux? BSD?), so it ''should'' already be possible to use something better than [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAT32#FAT32 FAT] on the USB-media. Can you, please, confirm this?
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Player uses a mini-OS shell for higher functions which are proprietary to our own operation. Player does not have a full OS required for emulation of Unix functions such as NTFS formatting. This is a limitation of the design of the player and can't be adjusted through a future firmware release.
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The way around this limitation is to use DLNA streaming. Your host device is responsible for filesystem compatibility - Nathaniel Plain

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