Introduction: How to Play Youtube Videos on Your Nintendo Wii
Ok, here I am again. This instructable will teach you how to put youtube videos onto your Nintendo Wii by SD card. You may ask, "Why is this idiot telling us how to do this when I can browse Youtube through the Internet Channel on the Wii?"
I am telling you this because recently, Nintendo has decided to make you pay 500 Wii points(roughly five American Dollars) for the internet channel. Another reason is that you can show it on your friend's Wii, who may not have internet. You may also show it on other computers if they have an SD slot.
I hope you find this instructable useful.
Step 1: Materials
For this instructable, you will need a computer with a SD card slot (more thin than a usb slot, but longer), an SD card (the larger it is, the longer the video you can put on, but one gig is good enough for most of the videos on youtube), and the video channel on your nintendo wii (that is a free channel you can get on Wii Shop. 1.1 is now available). Also, if your SD card is not already formatted for the wii, I think you format it to FAT 16 or FAT 32), and a Nintendo Wii (for you slower people out there).
Step 3: Start the Process!
Ok, now you go to a youtube video you like, and under the description, there should be a textbox or whatever labeled URL. Copy it. Then start the downloaded youtube downloader, and follow the instructions. Paste in the URL into the textfield, and then press download. If asked, save the file to your desktop. When finished, you should have a file on your desktop, or wherever you saved it, called video.flv.
Step 4: Wrap It Up.
Ok, now start up the downloaded wii Video 9. Now, press the 'select file' button, and browse for the .flv file you downloaded earlier. It will ask you to name it, and this is vital, so that you may rememer it. When selected, Wii Video 9 will convert it, and when it says it is finished, exit out of Wii Video 9.
Now, I could never figure out where Wii video saves the end product, so just go to My Computer, and search whatever you named the file. If you named it "Harry Potter Puppet Pals" then search that. It should find your video. You then insert your SD card, and drag the file to it. Eject it from your computer.
Now insert it into your Nintendo Wii, and start up the Photo Channel. Then Click on the SD card, and it should say "1 video found" then you should be able to click on your videos thumbnail, and it should play.
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