The multimedia renderer supports playback of tracks and playlists.
A track is an audio or video file such as an MP3 or MP4 file. A playlist is a list of track URLs.
The following types of playlists are supported:
- M3U files — the input URL must be a full path (without a file: prefix) of a file with an M3U file extension. In its simplest form, the M3U file is a plain-text file containing the pathnames or URLs of the tracks to play (one per line). Playlists for HTTP Live Streaming are supported (M3U and M3U8 file extensions).
- SQL queries — the input URL must be of the form sql:database?query=querystring , where database is a full path to a database file, and querystring is an SQL query that returns a column of track names. If the query contains any reserved characters, they must be URL-encoded (for example, use %26 instead of &).
For the most current list of supported media formats, go to http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/subcategories/?userType=1&category=Supported+Media