The fifth-generation Apple TV model is comming soon with the support for 4K and HDR video. You can play 4K content on 5th-gen Apple TV through popular video apps including Vevo and Netflix. You also can play your local 4K movies and 4K shootings on Apple TV with Plex. But if you want to play your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 4K footage, iPhone 4K shooting, DJI Phantom 4K flight video and other 4K videos on Apple TV 4K, you should make sure the 4K video is supported by Apple TV 4K. In this case. an Apple TV 4K video converter will be helpful.
Although Apple still doesn't claim the new Apple TV 4K supported format, it might be MP4, MOV formats according to the older Apple TV 4/3/2/1 supported video. In addition, many 4K videos are encoded with HEVC codec, however, we don't know if Apple TV 4K can handle HEVC 4K video cause hardware decoding for the new codec is only supported on A9 or higher chips. Through the latest news, we still don't know which chip that Apple TV 4K use. We expect that Apple will use a newer chip in the new Apple TV 2017. After all, tvOS11 and macOS High Sierra has added the support for HEVC. Nevertheless, even though Apple TV 4 doesn't support HEVC 4K video, we have the method to play the HEVC 4K on Apple TV 4K with an Apple TV 4K Video Converter.
Apple TV 4K Video Converter Makes 4K Playback on 5th-gen Apple TV Without Hassle
Your 4K videos might be iPhone 4K MOV shooting, DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K MP4, 4K camera 4K XAVC S, online 4K MKV downloaded files. 4K videos might be HEVC/H.265 4K, H.264/AVC 4K and VP9 4K files. Not all these 4K files can be played on Apple TV for the video format and video codec. An Apple TV 4K Video Converter helps you remove the issues. An Apple TV 4K Video Converter, called Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, can convert any format 4K video to 4K MP4 for Apple TV 4K. It outputs 4K HEVC MP4 and 4K H.264 MP4. So if Apple TV 4K doesn't handle HEVC video, you can change all your 4K video to H.264 4K MP4 for Apple TV 4K. This Apple TV 4K video converter can handle local 4K video, camera 4K video, online 4K video and smartphone 4K shootings in any format and codec. With it, you don't worry about what format and codec your 4K sources are.
Apple TV 4K Enables Blu-ray/DVD Playable on Apple TV 4K 2017
As the best Apple TV 4K video converter, Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac (review) not only can convert any 4K video to ATV 5, but also can rip Blu-ray and DVD to Apple TV 4K. Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac has the ability of removing Blu-ray and DVD copy protection then extract the main title from Blu-ray and DVD discs to shift the format to .mp4 for Apple TV 4K. By converting Blu-ray and DVD to Apple TV 4K format, you can stream the Blu-ray and DVD media on TV via Apple TV 4K with Plex or iTunes.
It comes with movie editing functions, such as video trimming, video cropping, video merging, video rotating, adding water mark and effects to output video. It has settings you can customize, such as customize video and audio bitrate, adjust resolution, set frame rate and more. So, you can get perfect video from Blu-ray and DVD for Apple TV 4K.
How to Make Apple TV 4K Compatible video with Apple TV 4K Video Converter?
Step 1: Dowload Apple TV 4K Video Converter
Step 2: Import your video source
Run the Apple TV 4K Video Converter and then directly drag and drop your 4K or HD video source to the software. Apart from converting 4K video to Apple TV 4K, this program also can convert SD/HD video such as MKV, AVI, WMV, TS to Apple TV 4K. In addition, if you want to rip Blu-ray and DVD to Apple TV 4K, just insert the disc to optical drive and then load the disc.
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. If you rip Blu-ray and DVD to Apple TV 4K, you don't need to change the resolution, just keep HD video, otherwise, the output video size will be very large.
Step 3: Start to convert video to Apple TV 4K
Hit the "Convert" button to start 4K video and other video source to Apple TV 4K conversion process. When the conversion is completed, you will be able to add converted movies to Plex Media Server, and then watch the video on Apple TV 4Kwith Plex with ease.
Apart from Plex, you also can stream converted Blu-ray, DVD and 4K video to Apple TV 4K via HDMI cable, iCloud in iTunes, or Air Playit.