So we all love movies here right? We all like seeing our collection sit there, available to us at any time for our viewing pleasure. Pulling out the sleeve, handling the disc, and going through the various packaging included with our favorite discs (like the upcoming successful blockbuster Furious 7 Blu-ray) with Blu-ray Player and Home Theatre System. (See why choose Blu-ray) But what about keeping a backup or ripping our pre-ordered Furious 7 Blu-ray to play on Apple TV 3, 2, 1 to avoid getting physical damaged or lost?
Surely some edition will be bundled with Digital Copy. If you do not have a Digital Copy of Furious 7 Blu-ray, this article will guide you one way to create a digital backup of Furious 7 Blu-ray to ATV on your own via Mac/Win.
Though Apple TV support many video formats playback, Blu-ray is still not allowed directly played on Apple TV 3, 2, 1. But for most outdoor enthusiasts, they would like to take the Blu-ray movies with them outside. And Apple doesn’t seem to load a Blu-ray drive on the ATV, which are still the issues with many Blu-ray collectors since Blu-rays takes a lot of space and are nit-pick at portable players. So it’s urgent to save the end file as something that isn’t too large and make it compatible with Apple TV 3, 2, 1.
To be frank, it is necessary to take advantage of a professional Blu-ray ripper to make Blu-ray to Apple TV conversion more effortlessly. You may rely on MakeMKV for Blu-ray to Apple TV ripping on Mac. But the upshot is disappointing as MakeMKV is not compatible with latest Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10, not to mention the relatively backward devices support.
Here Pavtube Blu-ray to Apple TV Ripper- BDMagic for Mac, as MakeMKV Alternative for Mac, the top-notch, safe, easy-to-use and user-friendly Blu-ray ripping software, enables you to quickly convert any Blu-rays (even latest protected commercial Blu-rays) to almost all popular Apple devices, such as Blu-ray to Apple TV 3/2/1, iPad Mini (3/2), iPhone 6/6 Plus/5S/5C, and delivers high video/audio quality. The versatile editing tools and adjustable parameters are provided to meet the needs of advance option settings. Well, ahead of Blu-ray to Apple TV conversion, let’s have a glimpse of the Apple TV supported formats (More reference):
Apple TV Supported Video Formats
- H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High or Main Profile level 4.0 or lower, Baseline profile level 3.0 or lower with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
- MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
- Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Apple TV Supported Audio Formats
HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through.
Now, download the nice Blu-ray to Apple TV Ripper and follow the steps to convert Furious 7 Blu-ray to Apple TV 3, 2, 1friendly formats on PC/Mac.
Guide: How to Rip Furious 7 Blu-ray movie to Apple TV 3, 2, 1?
Step 1: Load Furious 7 Blu-ray Movie or Blu-ray Folder.
Insert Furious 7 Blu-ray disc into Blu-ray Driver. Click “Load BD/DVD” button to select Load Furious 7 Blu-ray Disc. Actually this Blu-ray Ripper Platinum can load two other Blu-ray sources: Blu-ray folder and IFO file in your hard drive. After you add your movie, you can choose any titles or chapters that you want to convert by ticking the check boxes before them.
Step 2. Choose Appele TV preset as the output format
Choose your Appele TV model from “Appele TV” output preset as the output format, which will remove all the incompatibility issue for you. Or follow “3D Videos” and choose the 3D Side-by-Side MP4 format which is most compatible with Apple TV. (Why Side-by-Side? Read the difference between Anaglyph and Side-by-Side 3D)
Note that you can customize the settings for the output by specifying format and destination folder.
Step 3. Start the Furious 7 Blu-ray to Apple TV conversion
Select an output folder for the converted file and then click the “Convert” button to begin the Furious 7 Blu-ray conversion. All the conversion tasks will be done at fast speed and you will get a high output quality. You can choose to shut down your computer or open the output folder after conversion, so you don’t have to sit before your computer waiting for the conversion to finish. It is the easiest and common way to convert only needing 3 simple steps.
When the conversion is done, you will need to proceed with several extra steps below to copy Furious 7 Blu-ray to Apple TV 3, 2, 1 on your computer.
Part One. How to add movies to iTunes library from computer?
Before the transfer, make sure the two followings:
- Install iTunes on your PC or Mac.
- Make sure your movies are in iTunes supported video formats: MP4, M4V or MOV.
Now let’s get started.
1. Launch iTunes on your computer.
2. Click “Add File to Library…” on iTunes.
Click the menu icon in the top left corner on iTunes, then choose “Add File to Library…”. Select the movies (one or more) and click “Open”.
3. Check the added movies.
Switch to “Movies” category, you will find the movies loaded to iTunes library on your Windows (or Mac).
In case you wanna add movies to iTunes library without copying them, you can click the top-left corner menu, choose “Preferences”, head to “Advanced” and uncheck the “Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library” box. As you see below, you can also change the path of iTunes media folder.
As long as the movies (or other media) added to iTunes, you are able to use iTunes to sync movies to your Apple TV as well as iOS device via the apple USB cable. Similarly, you can also follow this step to add music files to your iTunes library.
Part Two. How to add movies from iTunes to Apple TV?
1. Connect Apple TV 3, 2, 1 to your computer via Apple USB cable;
2. Launch iTunes and sync movies to your Apple TV via iTunes.
All in all, the Apple TV 3, 2, 1 will surely deliver even better movie enjoyment experience. (See 5 Common Apple TV Problems & Fixes)
About Furious 7
Furious 7 is more than fast paced action and stunts. There is a lot of emotionally charged and exhilarating raw energy in almost every frame of this film.
This article is a bit long, but thanks for your reading.