Well, Apple brought the fourth-gen Apple TV, which ranks first on our list of home media servers without any doubt, however, that being said, this doesn’t mean you can stream any movie video audio to Apple TV (4), for Apple TV (4) puts strict limitations on the video audio formats it supports. We found many users are obsessed with playing MKV with DTS videos downloaded online on Apple TV 4.
Hence, prior to stream media from Mac/PC to Apple TV (4), it’s advisable to make clear on what Apple TV 4 supported formats are. Below the list of file formats playable on Apple TV 4 will help you get better know about Apple TV 4 formats.
Apple TV 4 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
Since ATV 4 cannot recognize MKV, you have to re-encode MKV with DTS to the right format supported by Apple TV 4. Here, Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is a versatile video converting software which helps you convert MKV to Apple TV 4 video format with zero quality sacrificing in a flash and then stream/put your MKV to ATV 4 on Mac for playback anytime anywhere. More noteworthy is that with this all-purpose MKV to Apple TV 4 Mac converter, you can freely convert MKV to portable devices, such as iPhone, iPad, QuickTime, TV etc and more handheld gadgets with inherent 200+ preset profiles offered. What’s more, it has a perfect compatibility with macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5.
*Hot search 1: MP4 to Apple TV 4
*Hot search 2: Tivo to Apple TV 4
*Hot search 3: VOB to Apple TV 4
*Hot search 4: 4K H.265 to Apple TV 4
Free download the MKV to Apple TV 4 video converter for Mac:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video-converter-mac/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-76179460.html
- Top4download.com: http://www.top4download.com/pavtube-video-converter-for-mac/iujpttsg.html
Convert MKV video to Apple TV 4 supported video with 3 steps easily
Step 1. Load MKV files
Launch the MKV to Apple TV 4 converter and drag .mkv files to the software interface to import the file. It supports batch conversion.
Step 2. Choose Apple TV 4 friendly format
Click on “Format > Apple TV > Apple TV 3 Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)”, this profile is just what you need.
Step 3. Start the MKV to Apple TV 4 conversion
Click “Convert” button to transcode MKV for ATV 4. After the short conversion, you will be able to get the output files for Apple TV 4 via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can store MKV movies to Apple TV 4 for enjoying with high quality perfectly.