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Anyone figure out how to play video files (mkv files) stored on ssd external hard drive?

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by coolmanfever, Dec 25, 2019.

  1. coolmanfever

    coolmanfever Member

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    Hello!

    I was able to partition my external hard drive to two partition. One for Tesla sentry mode and dash cam recording. The other for my mp3 collection. I was able to play my mp3 collection in the car. But I wonder if anyone figure out how to play video files stored on external hard drive? If not, is it something in the work for Tesla? I think it will be awesome to play my own video stored on the hard drive.
     
  2. diezel_dave

    diezel_dave Member

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    There is currently no capability to play videos like this on the car screen.
     
  3. Tam

    Tam Well-Known Member

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    It is technologically possible but Tesla has not announced any hint for any plan for that option for its users.
     
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    Plex works for me.
     
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    mswlogo Well-Known Member

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    What platform you want to playtime on?

    The files themselves will play with lots of players but you really want to to use a tool that will help combine the views.

    I use this app on Windows and it works fairly well.

    NateMccomb/TeslaCamViewerII

    Someone has written an Android (I think app) that can view them with the appropriate adapter on the phone.
    Not sure how good the app is.
     
  6. sduck

    sduck Mr. Duck

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    He/she wants to play videos from a connected usb device to the model 3 screen. This currently isn't possible.
     

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