WD (Western Digital) announced the new WD TV Live Plus HD media player. As an update to the original TV Live, the new Plus model supports Netflix HD streaming of thousands of TV episodes and movies. The player can also stream stream personalized Internet content from YouTube, Flickr, Pandora, Live365, as well as the MediaFly network which includes daily podcasts from CNN, NBC, MTV, ESPN..etc.
The WD TV Live Plus supports Full HD 1080p video playback and offers HDMI 1.3 output. You can connect the player to your home network via Ethernet, or WiFi via optional wireless adapter. It offers two USB ports that allows users to playback media content from USB drive, digital camcorder/camera and portable media player.
WD TV Live Plus supports a wide range of media formats:
- 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
- Photo – JPEG, GIF, TIF/TIFF, BMP, PNG
- Audio – MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTS
- Playlist – PLS, M3U, WPL
- Subtitle – SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI