Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced the new Apple TV 4 at the Apple event on 9 September, 2015. The new Apple TV comes with a new way of controlling it: Voice and touch. And key new features including a built-in App Store. “It’s the golden age of television,” said CEO Tim Cook. “Our vision for TV is simple and perhaps a little provocative. We believe the future of television is apps.” Is there a way of playing .avi files on New Apple TV? Actually, there are more ways than you imagined of playing MOV or other videos on Apple TV 1/2/3/4.
After you got this powerful ATV 4, you may want to play some MOV videos on your HDTV through Apple TV 4, you’ll find some MOV files cannot playback on Apple TV 4 because of the different codec. That’s because Apple TV supported video formats are quite limited and MOV videos are generally unaccepted.
In order to watch MOV movies on Apple TV 4, you need to convert MOV to Apple TV formats (MP4 or M4V). Now, we provide you with the best Mac MOV to Apple TV 4 conversion software – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, a great Mac MOV Converter for Apple TV 4, you can easily achieve your goal smoothly. In addition to converting AVI to the new Apple TV, it also can MP4, H.265, Tivo, AVCHD, VOB, MPEG-2, MXF, WMV, AVI, DivX, Xvid, Flash format, WebM, and etc to Apple TV 4 video format.
Overall, this all-in-one Video Converting tool can help you to rip Blu-ray, DVD and various video files to your Apple TV 4 for watching. Furthermore, it is also equipped with advanced editing function like add subtitles, effect, text or picture watermark to MOV files, crop MOV black bars, trim or merge MOV files, compress output file size and etc. (Learn more functions in this review).
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The following guide shares with you how to encode MOV to Apple TV 4 for playback on Mac step-by-step.
Step 1. Install and launch the MOV Converter for Apple TV 4, and click “Add file” or “Add from folder” button to load your MOV files. The software supports batch conversion so that you can add several MOV files to convert at one time. You can also load Internet torrents movies to Apple TV 4.
Step 2. Click on “Format” boarder to set output format.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Apple TV 3 1080P Dolby Digital Pass-through(*.m4v)” from “Apple TV” which is the compatible format for Apple TV 4. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality. To get AC3 5.1 auido files, you can set audio codec to AC3 and change audio channels to 5.1 Channels. Learn>> how to set up Apple TV 4.
Step 3. Finally click on “Convert” button to start converting MOV to 1080p HD M4V for Apple TV 4 on Mac.
After conversion, get converted video files for transferring to ATV 4 from Mac. In this way, you can get MOV files playable on Apple TV 4 with Mac OS X without problems. We hope this short article will bring some new multimedia life to your Apple TV 4.