Play Any 4K Video on Apple TV 4K

 Diana Joan

Aug 29, 2017 07:05 am / Posted by  Diana Joan

It seems that Apple Inc. is intending to release a Apple TV 4K that delivers 4K resolution. 4K resolution delivers twice the viewing quality of 1080p high-definition video, and is becoming an increasingly mainstream part of the consumer electronics landscape. You can stream 4K content on Apple TV 4K through popular video streaming services including Vevo and Netflix. You also can transfer your local 4K video files to iTunes or Plex for Apple TV 4K streaming.

However, although Apple TV 4K supports to stream 4K video files, it doesn't support all 4K video formats. According to the old the older Apple TV 4/3/2/1 supported video, Apple TV 4K might only supports .mp4 .mov .m4v video formats. As for 4K video, MP4 might be the best format. But from the 4K video source, we can know 4K video can be various formats. For example, DJI Phantom 4 Pro can record 4K MP4 and 4K MOV. iPhone 7 can shoot video in MOV format with 4K resolution. Some 4K cameras can make 4K video files in XAVC S. To play these all kinds of 4K video files, you need to transcode the 4K video files to 4K MP4 for Apple TV 4K with a 4K Video Converter. Below is an excellent 4K v ideo converter you can choose.

Best 4K Video Converter for Apple TV 4K

Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is a feature-rich application that primarily focuses on turning 4K movies into 4K videos with various file extensions. It can convert MP4 (4K H.265/HEVC, 4K H.264/MPEG-4 AVC), WEBM (VP8 4K, VP9 4K), TS (4K H.264) and AVI (4K AVI, XviD 4K), 4K MKV to 4K H.264 MP4 for Apple TV 4K with perfect video and audio quality. Since batch processing is supported, you can populate the task list with as many 4K videos as you want to convert to Apple TV 4K at the same time

In addition, you can tinker with the audio and video properties when it comes to the encoder, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and channel mode. Also, you can merge multiple 4K clips into a single file, trim 4k videos to convert only the parts you're interested in, create 3D mode, rotate and crop clips, make image adjustments (brightness, contrast), and apply text or image watermarks. You can download the 4K to Apple TV 4K video converter below.

How to Transcode All 4K Videos to Apple TV 4K?

Step 2: Import 4k video source

Run the Apple TV 4K 5 Video Converter and then directly drag and drop your 4K video source to the software. All YouTube 4K videos, Netflix 4K videos, YIFY 4K videos, DJI 4K videos, Yuneec 4K videos, iPhone 4K video, Sony/Panasonic 4K camera recordings can be loaded into this 4K video converter.

load video

Step 2: Choose Apple TV 4K Supported Video

Click "Format" then switch to "Common Video". Here you can choose "H.264 High Profile Video(*mp4)" format as the output video. When you want to output 4K MP4 for ATV 5, you need to back to the main UI then click "Settings". In "Video Size" box, tap 3840x2160 into the box. Then you can adjust the video bitrate, frame rate and preview the output video size at the below chart. You also can import HD video in the step one then upscale HD video to 4K in this step.

Apple TV 5 video format

Step 3: Start to convert 4K video to Apple TV 4K

Hit the "Convert" button to start 4K video source to Apple TV 4K conversion process. 

After the conversion ended, you can add converted 4K movies to Plex Media Server or iTunes and then watch the 4K video on Apple TV 4K with ease.

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