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Topic # 86652 11-Jul-2011 12:51
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Hi There!

I know you can record with PlayTV, is it possible once a recording has occurred to move that program to a USB stick for playback on another device like a PC?

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  Reply # 492033 11-Jul-2011 13:10
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As I understand it:

Yes if you are running as country 'other'.
No if you have selected country of 'NZ', as freeview requirements mean you can't move files around.

There are limitations if you do get it out to the XMB/front menu:
1) it has to be under 4GB to move it to a USB stick drive.
2) if you want to play it on the XMB, (so you don't have to start PlayTV to view it each time for instance), then the PS3 itself (not the PlayTV software) can not play freeview's AAC audio. It can only play TV3's Dolby Digital audio. - Any other PC program etc should be able to play the AAC audio, it's still there on the file, just the PS3 itself can't natively play that audio.

Happy to be corrected on any of this.

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  Reply # 492112 11-Jul-2011 16:10
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When you want to copy programs to the XMB you have to select the other country option and do a rescan. Once copied you can reselect NZ. You don't seem to lose any settings when doing this,


You can then copy from the XMB to a USB stick. If your recorded program is over 4GB it will be split into two files as the PS3 only detects Fat32   

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  Reply # 492311 12-Jul-2011 09:06
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Are you sure about that last part? If so, that's not too bad.  However, I don't think this is the case.

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