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Apple TV 4K Supports HEVC Container?

Apple TV 4K Supports HEVC Container?

Camille Wesley No Comment
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The Apple TV 4K will be released which can support the 4K video format, it’s not the big news anymore, we all are waiting for the great day. In preparation for the forthcoming Gen 5 Apple TV, many Apple TV fans are guessing that Apple TV 4K will support the 4K HEVC container or H.264 ? or the MKV container or the MP4 container? From the Apple TV official website, we can’t get the right answer now. Following is the main answers from the 10000+ users feedback.

  1. From the Apple TV 4, we know that Apple TV 4 is due to be compatible with H.265 too, it’s just that it won’t support hardware decoding.
  2. H.265 codecs still work within MP4 containers, so Apple will most likely continue to use those rather than the superior MKV containers.
  3. Other users even speculate that the M4V file format is a video container format developed by Apple and is very similar to the MP4 format, the primary difference is that M4V files may optionally be protected by DRM copy protection. Maybe Apple TV 4K can use the M4V container.

Whatever Apple TV 4K support the H.264 or H.265 codec in MP4, MOV or MKV video container, you can play them all on Apple TV 4K, why? You just need one powerful Apple TV 4K video converter which can convert the 4K video to Apple TV 4K best supported 4K video format. We don’t worry about the 4K video incompatibility issue any more.

Best 4K Video Converter For Apple TV 4K

Before you are ready to buy the new Apple TV 4K, you need to prepare the 4K videos well, even you can stream the 4K video from Plex or other media server, you need the high internet speed. For better 4K video playback, you would better use the downloaded 4K video files, then you can play the 4K video on Apple TV 4K smoothly. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can realize you 4K dream which is a professional and simple Apple TV 4K video converter, you can create your own 4K video library.

No 1> You can load any 4K video files with different video container, then you can convert 4K video to Apple TV 4 supported 4K video format, here, you can find the 4K H.265 4K MP4, H.265 4K MKV, H.264 4K MP4.

No 2> Have spent much money on 4K Blu-ray movies? Want to enjoy the 4K Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K 4K without Blu-ray player? You can backup 4K Blu-ray to Apple TV 4K 4K supported video formats.

No 3> Want to get the 4K videos freely and create your own 4K video library? No problem, you can upscale SD, HD video to 4K video with high 4K video resolution

No 4> You can adjust the video parameters for better compatibility, like the video codec, video frame, video bitrate, video resolution, audio codec, audio channels, etc.

No 5> Lighting fast 4K video conversion speed when you choose the 4K video with H.264 or H.265 codec, with the advanced GPU acceleration, you can experience the 30x faster speed than other software.

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Get 4K Videos for Apple TV 4K (Apple TV 4K)

Step 1. Load the videos

This 4K video converter can support multiple videos and discs, you can load the 4K video formats for adjusting the video parameters, you also can load other common video files, like MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, etc, You even can load the DVD and Blu-ray disc images to this software. Best of all, you can import one folder to it and do the batch video conversion.

NOTE: When you choose to do batch video conversion, you only can choose the same output 4K video format.

open 4k video converter

Step 2. Choose output 4K video format

If you just want to convert one video format to another video format, it’s easy to do, If you want to get the special 4K video formats, you have 3 options:

  1. Common video > H.264 High Profile video (.*mp4)
  2. HD video > H.265 HD video (.*mp4)
  3. HD video > H.264 HD video (.*mov)

Then you need to enter the setting menu and adjust the video resolution to 4K video resolution, like: 3840p. If you want, you also can adjust other video and audio parameters, like: video and audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, etc. By reducing the video resolution, you also can compress 4K video to HD video.

Output Xbox One S and Plex supported 4K formats

Step 3. Start 4K video conversion

After all the settings are finished, you need to go back to the main interface and click Convert button to begin the 4K video conversion quickly. Want to experience the 4K fast conversion speed? You need to enable the GPU acceleration before the video conversion: Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” option.

Enable GPU Encode Acceleration

When you get the 4K video files, you can choose to save in USB flash drive and insert the USB to Apple TV 4K, you also can upload the 4K video to NAS for streaming to Apple TV 4K. You even can play 4K video on other devices, like 4K to PS4 Pro, 4K on Mac and PC, etc. Thank for your time and hope you can get the best memory of Apple TV 4K.


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