transfer files from ps3 to computer

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#1 Posted by rafa1213 (63 posts) -
does anyone know if it can be done and how? I looked other places for this but could not find anything. if anyone knows how to move files from the ps3 to my computer, i would appreciate the help. a link would be great too. thanks.
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#2 Posted by Lord_Pro (324 posts) -

does anyone know if it can be done and how? I looked other places for this but could not find anything. if anyone knows how to move files from the ps3 to my computer, i would appreciate the help. a link would be great too. thanks.rafa1213

its real easy my friend get a flash drive lol

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#3 Posted by bukkookkub (933 posts) -

does anyone know if it can be done and how? I looked other places for this but could not find anything. if anyone knows how to move files from the ps3 to my computer, i would appreciate the help. a link would be great too. thanks.rafa1213

You could use a flash card.. (SD, mini SD, Micro SD..etc) That's what i've been doing to convert movie files and add them. You can also just buy a cheap 1-2 gig usb stick. Also they come in handy for UT3's downloadable mods.

I've also heard you can use your ipod if you have one, (in case you don't have a usb stick, or flash memory)

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#4 Posted by Lord_Pro (324 posts) -

[QUOTE="rafa1213"]does anyone know if it can be done and how? I looked other places for this but could not find anything. if anyone knows how to move files from the ps3 to my computer, i would appreciate the help. a link would be great too. thanks.bukkookkub

You could use a flash card.. (SD, mini SD, Micro SD..etc) That's what i've been doing to convert movie files and add them. You can also just buy a cheap 1-2 gig usb stick. Also they come in handy for UT3's downloadable mods.

I've also heard you can use your ipod if you have one, (in case you don't have a usb stick, or flash memory)

use a USB MP3 player with alot of memory that works as well

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#5 Posted by rafa1213 (63 posts) -
damn, i was hoping there was a way to do it without using all that, just like when you transfer stuff from the computer to the ps3 through the wireless network. well i do have an ipod so i'll try that. thanx guys for your help. i appreciate it.
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#6 Posted by WhyuStillAlive (607 posts) -
any ipod would do. even the shuffle.
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#7 Posted by legofan712 (664 posts) -
You might not need to transfer but use file sharing instead via networking.
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#8 Posted by sizzlingdviper (1818 posts) -
I didn't realise you can transfer files from pc to ps3 wirelessly?-I thought you can only use wi-fi access from internet via your router/modem-which by-passes your PC?
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#9 Posted by Blaiyan (210 posts) -
I just hook up the ethernet cable from the pc to ps3. The ps3 has a copy folder/file feature.
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#10 Posted by FuaTokoFau (175 posts) -

you can transfer file wirelessly from PC to PS3 via the media server (windows media player). however, the PC does not recognize the PS3 as a media server so you cannot exchange files that way. If you download an OS with windows media player or the like you could probably do it.

On a similar note...does anyone know how to play live streaming video via the internet onto the PS3? Is it possible?

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#11 Posted by yonnex (1265 posts) -
you cant use an Ipod on the PS3 i have tried it does not detect it. Remember you cannot use an Ipod without Itunes duh
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#12 Posted by jossy2112 (25 posts) -
when you plug in your ipod to your pc...just open the ipod folder (same way as a normal hard drive folder when connected to your pc) and click tools, folder options, show hidden files, you'll find your ipod files without using itunes...
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#13 Posted by AJC3317 (2546 posts) -
use a media server. www.tversity.com works great
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#14 Posted by MyHD120 (25 posts) -

I don't think this is possible but I thought I'd ask. Can I access the Blu Ray player from my network computer?

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#15 Posted by Sk8ter_213 (4573 posts) -
Flash Drive or External Hard drive.
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#16 Posted by magicquebec (1306 posts) -

Don't forget.... the PSP !

I always use my PSP to transfer movie and such from my PC to PS3, that 8gig card is sure usefull.

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#17 Posted by kingdomrider (25 posts) -

The PS3 recognizes memory cards, external hard drives, etc. Format it as FAT(x) and the system will pick it up. I have a 750Gb external hard drive connected to my system at all times. That is where I have my movies, music, and game saves backed up.

Plug the drive into your computer to access the files. Are you trying to do more than that? Like stream files or access the files over-the-air?

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#18 Posted by jcopp72 (5370 posts) -
just get a flash drive. its fairly simple. i just bought a 4 gig at walmart for like $14
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#19 Posted by Kill_ZONE2 (863 posts) -
I donno, but a year ago i tried watching gamespot on the spot live and the video wouldn't load!! God F**** it!! AHHH!!! WHY?!
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#20 Posted by touchyourtoes (626 posts) -

you cant use an Ipod on the PS3 i have tried it does not detect it. Remember you cannot use an Ipod without Itunes duhyonnex

That's funny, something must be wrong with my PS3 then because I plug in AND listen to my iPod all the time. I'd better phone Sony and get this extra feature removed.

Seriously though, it's not perfect but I assure you, and everyone else, the iPod does work with the PS3. You just need some patience with it.

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#21 Posted by MyHD120 (25 posts) -
I was trying to access the Blu Ray drive from my computer to rip the movies. I have since installed a Blu Ray rom on the computer for that reason.
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#22 Posted by kngdomheart123 (25 posts) -
this is all because of the iPod's format. The iPod which I have has the format of a FAT32. This is the same cooperative format that the PS3 uses.
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#23 Posted by undercover4959 (25 posts) -
can you explain it better what folders and names do i use and i do have a 4GB micro stick