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What file formats does my Philips car system support?

Supported audio file formats:

  • MP3 and WMA v9 or earlier
  • bit rate 32-320kbps
  • ID3 Tag v2.0 – v2.4

Supported video file formats:

  • MPEG1 (.avi, .mpg, *.dat)
  • MPEG4 (simple profile) (*.avi)
  • DIVX4 (*.avi)
  • DIVX5 (*.avi)
  • XVID (*.avi)


To ensure smooth playback, the video file should be :

  • Resolution: 640 x 480
  • Frame rate: < 20fps
  • Bit rate: < 500kbps

Apart from that, there are some limitations on the number of files/folders in the device:

  • Directory nesting: up to a maximum of 8 levels
  • Number of albums/ folders: maximum 99
  • Number of tracks/titles: maximum 999

The information on this page applies to the following models: CED1700/00 .

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