Apple finally unveiled its new Apple TV this past week, debuting the new device alongside refreshed iPhones and a brand new iPad Pro. 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 AVI or other videos on Apple TV 1/2/3/4.
After you got this powerful ATV 4, you may want to play some AVI videos on your HDTV through Apple TV 4, you’ll find it’s difficult to do that since iTunes doesn’t allow those AVI files to be added. That’s because Apple TV supported video formats are quite limited and AVI videos are generally unaccepted.
In order to watch AVI movies on Apple TV 4, you need to convert AVI to Apple TV formats (MP4, MOV or M4V). Now, we provide you with the best Mac MKV to Apple TV 4 conversion software – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, a great Mac AVI Converter for Apple TV 4 on El Capitan, 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 on El Capitan.
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 on El Capitan for watching. Furthermore, it is also equipped with advanced editing function like add subtitles, effect, text or picture watermark to AVI files, crop AVI black bars, trim or merge AVI 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 1080p/720p AVI to Apple TV 4 for playback on Mac step-by-step.
Step 1. Install and launch the AVI Converter for Apple TV 4, and click “Add file” or “Add from folder” button to load your AVI files. The software supports batch conversion so that you can add several AVI 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 AVI 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 AVI 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.
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