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WD TV LIVE Streaming Media Player ( No Hard Drive )


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Play your entire digital media library on the biggest screen in your house in Full-HD 1080p. Instantly play virtually any file format.

Enjoy your media library, home videos, vacation slideshows, and favorite songs on your HDTV and sound system in your living room. Sit back and enjoy the spectacular picture quality of Full-HD 1080p.

This media player features built-in Wi-Fi and intuitive navigation menus for a beautifully simple entertainment experience.

The WD TV Live streaming media player supports a wide variety of the most popular files including MKV, MP4, XVID, AVI, WMV, and MOV video formats. Get the freedom to enjoy your media now, in virtually any file format.

File Formats Supported
- Video - AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, FLV (h.264)
- Audio - MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTS
- Playlist - PLS, M3U, WPL
- Subtitle - SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB

- Ethernet, USB 2.0, HDMI, Composite A/V, Wi-Fi, Optical audio
- MPEG2 MP@HL up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30 or 1280x720p60 resolution
- MPEG4.2 ASP@L5 up to 1280x720p30 resolution and no support for global motion compensation
- WMV9/VC-1 MP@HL up to 1280x720p60 or 1920x1080p24 resolution. VC-1 AP@L3 up to 1920x1080i30,     1920x1080p24 or 1280x720p60 resolution
- H.264 BP@L3 up to 720x480p30 or 720x576p25 resolution
- H.264 MP@L4.1 and HP@4.1 up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30, or 1280x720p60 resolution
- An audio receiver is required for multi-channel surround sound digital output
- Compressed RGB JPEG formats only and progressive JPEG up to 2048x2048
- Single layer TIFF files only
- Uncompressed BMP only

- Remote Control Exlcudes Volume Settings

Product Info

Western Digital
South Africa
Western Digital
Video Disabled
1 Year

Product Reviews (16)

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Hedley, South Africa. 22 October 2012

It is small, unobtrusive and a cheap way to stream content to your second TV. If you use it as a primary media centre you will be disappointed.

Pros: great remote control, wide format support, wifi below R1000.
Cons: sluggish UI, can mount underneath a TV that is already mounted on a wall.

Philip, South Africa. 28 December 2012

Superb media player. Small, efficient, affordable and it handles all the latest media formats with ease.

Craig, South Africa. 29 April 2013

I bought this product after reading many positive reviews. Unfortunately, it is probably the only media player on the market without volume control. One would assume that the arrow buttons would allow volume control during playback, but they do not - it seems that adjusting the subtitle position is more important to WD than volume. There are numerous complaints on the Western Digital forums about this issue, but no firmware fix.

Rean, South Africa. 16 May 2012

Loses SMB shares on a regular basis, and the WiFi streaming is beyond slow (even on small SD video files).

Rich, South Africa. 29 June 2012

Amazing little player, loses signal occasionally though on streamed radio stations through wi-fi, has to reset manually.
Otherwise best small player i've come across

Bradley, South Africa. 4 August 2013

awesome media player.

Kevin, South Africa. 13 March 2013


Bought this player few months back.

Awesome. Value for money. Played everything I could throw at it. Looks amazing. Bit slow on menu browsing but its good trade-off for being able to play just about any video file

Ruan, South Africa. 12 February 2014

Extremely slow and sluggish. Takes about 1min to switch on and 15-30mins to compile library on an external hard drive. Supports most formats as stated on the box, except for some mkv's. It loses the external hard drive when the box is switched off and I disconnect the HDD and connect it again. I have to start the box, unplug the HDD and replug it then it has to connect to the USB device which takes a while and then rebuild the media library.
Apps are just as slow and sluggish.

Nic, South Africa. 26 September 2012

The only media player you need.

Kirsten, South Africa. 31 May 2012

Great little box, haven't had a problem with in and have had it 3 months.

Wesley, South Africa. 3 February 2014

Awesome device - it's small, light, links to our home wifi and plays HD movies perfectly!

Rudi, South Africa. 26 March 2013

After evaluating allot of options for my home network I've found that this little gadget does everything.

Jonathan, South Africa. 2 July 2013

Bought to be used in connection with the WD live HDD. Connects fast and plays most formats. Gets a tad slow on youtube and sometimes takes awhile to load if you're skipping ahead. Worth it for the price.

Andrei, South Africa. 9 April 2014

If you want a device that can read pretty much any media type - this is the one. I've yet to find a file type that WD TV Live couldn't play. There're a few kinks to this however and hence the 4 stars - compiling media library took almost 3 days for my network attached 2Tb drive, which is way too long for my liking. Switching the device on after it's being switched off doesn't always work from the remote - you have to resort to unplugging the power cable and plugging it back in. The interface itself is very intuitive and works well, however going from item to item takes a few seconds at a time - a little better response would be welcome. WD TV Remote for Android works very well with the device, however for the life of me I can't figure out how to get a numeric keypad up when I want to skip to a specific time in a movie or show.

Patrick, South Africa. 9 November 2013

This is undoubtedly the best Streaming Media Player in my house, It was so easy (after firm ware updates) to get working
My only prob;lem is the home network needs a bit of attention from me as I am running Windows 7 and Vista and this is causing the slightest glitches

William, South Africa. 15 April 2014

Quick and easy setup.
Suggest not using the media library as I just use folder view which makes more sense to me.
Links to my WDTV Live Hub easily and accesses 4TB NAS in seconds.
Full HD Bluray plays best over cable, but wireless ok for most peoples needs.
Good product / Good value for money.

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