PS3

Very Important: When putting media on a removable device (USB) for playback on the PS3, there must be a VIDEO directory at the root level of the filesystem. The PS3 ignores all other files out there. I only found that out because I copied a downloaded video from PSN to a USB stick, and noticed it created that. I hadn't been able to get it to play back any videos before than.

A working HandBrake PS3 preset:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist>
  <array>
    <dict>
      <key>AudioList</key>
      <array>
        <dict>
          <key>AudioBitrate</key>
          <string>128</string>
          <key>AudioEncoder</key>
          <string>AAC (faac)</string>
          <key>AudioMixdown</key>
          <string>Automatic</string>
          <key>AudioSamplerate</key>
          <string>Auto</string>
          <key>AudioTrack</key>
          <integer>1</integer>
          <key>AudioTrackDRCSlider</key>
          <real>0</real>
          <key>AudioTrackDescription</key>
          <string>Unknown</string>
          <key>AudioTrackGainSlider</key>
          <real>0</real>
        </dict>
      </array>
      <key>AudioAllowAACPass</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>AudioAllowAC3Pass</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>AudioAllowDTSHDPass</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>AudioAllowDTSPass</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>AudioAllowMP3Pass</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>AudioEncoderFallback</key>
      <string>AC3 (ffmpeg)</string>
      <key>ChapterMarkers</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>Default</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>FileFormat</key>
      <string>MP4 file</string>
      <key>Folder</key>
      <false />
      <key>Mp4HttpOptimize</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>Mp4LargeFile</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>Mp4iPodCompatible</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureAutoCrop</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>PictureBottomCrop</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureDeblock</key>
      <integer>4</integer>
      <key>PictureDecomb</key>
      <integer>2</integer>
      <key>PictureDecombCustom</key>
      <string />
      <key>PictureDecombDeinterlace</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureDeinterlace</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureDeinterlaceCustom</key>
      <string />
      <key>PictureDenoise</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureDenoiseCustom</key>
      <string />
      <key>PictureDetelecine</key>
      <integer>2</integer>
      <key>PictureDetelecineCustom</key>
      <string />
      <key>PictureHeight</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureKeepRatio</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureLeftCrop</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureModulus</key>
      <integer>2</integer>
      <key>PicturePAR</key>
      <integer>2</integer>
      <key>PictureRightCrop</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureTopCrop</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>PictureWidth</key>
      <integer>720</integer>
      <key>PresetBuildNumber</key>
      <string>2013052900</string>
      <key>PresetDescription</key>
      <string>No Description</string>
      <key>PresetName</key>
      <string>PS3</string>
      <key>Type</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>UsesMaxPictureSettings</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>UsesPictureFilters</key>
      <integer>1</integer>
      <key>UsesPictureSettings</key>
      <integer>2</integer>
      <key>VideoAvgBitrate</key>
      <string />
      <key>VideoEncoder</key>
      <string>H.264 (x264)</string>
      <key>VideoFramerate</key>
      <string>29.97</string>
      <key>VideoFramerateMode</key>
      <string>cfr</string>
      <key>VideoGrayScale</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>VideoQualitySlider</key>
      <real>20</real>
      <key>h264Level</key>
      <string>4.1</string>
      <key>x264OptionExtra</key>
      <string />
      <key>x264Preset</key>
      <string>medium</string>
      <key>h264Profile</key>
      <string>high</string>
      <key>x264Tune</key>
      <string>none</string>
      <key>x264UseAdvancedOptions</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>VideoQualityType</key>
      <integer>2</integer>
      <key>VideoTargetSize</key>
      <string />
      <key>VideoTurboTwoPass</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>VideoTwoPass</key>
      <integer>0</integer>
      <key>x264Option</key>
      <string />
    </dict>
  </array>
</plist>

Mediainfo for a PS3 video downloaded from PSN:

General
Complete name                            : TerminatorSalvation_Teaser_Trailer-HD1080.mp4
Format                                   : MPEG-4
Format profile                           : Base Media / Version 2
Codec ID                                 : mp42
File size                                : 67.3 MiB
Duration                                 : 1mn 5s
Overall bit rate                         : 8 625 Kbps
Encoded date                             : UTC 2009-03-20 00:54:03
Tagged date                              : UTC 2009-03-20 00:54:05

Video
ID                                       : 2
Format                                   : AVC
Format/Info                              : Advanced Video Codec
Format profile                           : Main@L4.0
Format settings, CABAC                   : No
Format settings, ReFrames                : 2 frames
Codec ID                                 : avc1
Codec ID/Info                            : Advanced Video Coding
Duration                                 : 1mn 5s
Bit rate                                 : 8 521 Kbps
Width                                    : 1 920 pixels
Height                                   : 1 080 pixels
Display aspect ratio                     : 16:9
Frame rate mode                          : Constant
Frame rate                               : 29.970 fps
Color space                              : YUV
Chroma subsampling                       : 4:2:0
Bit depth                                : 8 bits
Scan type                                : Progressive
Bits/(Pixel*Frame)                       : 0.137
Stream size                              : 66.5 MiB (99%)
Language                                 : English
Encoded date                             : UTC 2009-03-20 00:50:02
Tagged date                              : UTC 2009-03-20 00:54:05
Color primaries                          : BT.709
Transfer characteristics                 : BT.709
Matrix coefficients                      : BT.709

Audio
ID                                       : 1
Format                                   : AAC
Format/Info                              : Advanced Audio Codec
Format profile                           : LC
Codec ID                                 : 40
Duration                                 : 1mn 5s
Source duration                          : 1mn 5s
Bit rate mode                            : Constant
Bit rate                                 : 98.2 Kbps
Nominal bit rate                         : 128 Kbps
Channel(s)                               : 2 channels
Channel positions                        : Front: L R
Sampling rate                            : 48.0 KHz
Compression mode                         : Lossy
Delay relative to video                  : 33ms
Stream size                              : 784 KiB (1%)
Source stream size                       : 784 KiB (1%)
Language                                 : English
Encoded date                             : UTC 2009-03-20 00:50:02
Tagged date                              : UTC 2009-03-20 00:54:05

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