File types compatible with the Photo Channel

Applies to: Wii


The Photo Channel can display or play files in the following formats and sizes:

  • Image Files:
    Format: JPEG, baseline only
    Size: Up to 8192x8192

  • Video Files:
    Format: AVI files encoded as motion JPEG or MOV files (QuickTime) encoded as motion JPEG
    Size: Up to 848x480

  • Audio Files:
    The file type compatible with the Photo Channel depends on which version of the Photo Channel you have. If you have version 1.0, you can download version 1.1 in the Wii Shop Channel for free.

    For more information about version 1.1 of the Photo Channel, click here.

    Photo Channel Version 1.1:
    Format: AAC (file extension .m4a)
    Photo Channel Version 1.0:
    Format: MP3

    Please Note the Following:
    • Some files in the above formats may not work with the Photo Channel.
    • The audio components of some video files may not be playable.
    • Using an SD Card with slow transfer speed may result in longer load times or irregular video playback.