You know that Nintendo doesn't offer a direct way to play your videos on Wii/Wii U from an external drive or media server. But the Photo Channel features of Wii/Wii U allows you to play personal photo and videos in the format of MOV or AVI. And with Wii U's web browser, you can stream MP4 files to use your Wii U to play video back on the TV or game console.


So if you have video that want to play on Wii/Wii U, you need a Wii video converter to convert your video to MOV, AVI or MP4 that supported by Wii/Wii U. And this is the topic we will talk about today. Now let's check how to do it.

Simple Solution to Convert Video to Wii/Wii U Video Format

(1)Wii Video Converter

To process the conversion, you need a video converter to help you. VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate is a good option for you to convert all video formats to MP4, MOV, AVI that compatible with Wii/Wii U.


It supports the batch conversion for you to handle the video files at one time as many as you can. Wii Video Converter could also convert the video files with the fastest speed to save both your time and labor. If you want to create your own personalized videos like adjusting output video settings, managing video/audio effect and many more, the wonderful Wii Video Converter could finish the job perfectly. You could learn the guide in detail below.

How to Convert Video to Wii Supported Video Format

Step 1. Add Video Files

Move your mouse and press the "Add Files" button at the top left corner of its main interface. The video information would appear at the same window.

Add Video Files

Step 2. Choose the Wii Supported Video Format like MP4

As we said before, you can convert video to AVI, MOV or MP4 for playing on Wii/Wii U. But if you select the web browser way, you can only set the MP4 as output format. For using SD card, you need to set MOV or AVI as the output format.

To set the output format, click on the "Output Format" drop-down icon to open profile list and select the format you want.

Select Output Format

Step 3. Begin to Convert Video to Wii Video

Once you finish the output video settings, it's time to convert videos to Wii video by clicking the "Convert" button on the bottom right corner of the main interface.

Convert Video to Wii

How to Stream Video to Wii and Wii U for Play

(1) How to Stream Video to Wii for Play

After you have completed the converting job, you could stream video to Wii. The simple steps are listed below:


• Put your converted files on your desktop, and then transfer them to the SD memory card or USB.

• Next, insert the card into the Wii.

• Finally, play the converted video files on Wii by using the "Photo Channel" directly.


(2) How to Stream Video to Wii U for Play

When it comes to streaming video to Wii U for playing, you could follow the step below:


• Download and install media server Plex on your desktop

• Use Wii U device to play videos back on the TV or gamepad easily. The whole streaming steps are also very simple.

• Now you could enjoy the converted video files on Wii U anytime and anywhere.


You can refer to another guide to check more detailed steps for streaming video on Wii/Wii U - How to Rip DVDs to Play on Wii


VideoSolo Video Converter Ultimate is the most effective means of converting video to Wii/Wii U for playing. Why don't try it? Experiencing it yourself is the best way to get your desired result.