How to Play Pauppauge PVR Recorded TV Shows and Movies and Apple TV 3?

Diana Joan

Aug 26, 2015 07:48 am / Posted by Diana Joan

The Hauppauge HD PVR lets you record live TV (or video gameplay) directly on your computer for delayed viewing or transferring to a mobile device. With Hauppauge PVR, you can save TV shows and movies as video files and transfer them wherever you go.

Pauppauge PVR

Record formats by Hauppauge PVR

There are three H.264 formats you can choose when recording a video with this gadget.

.TS, which is a generic "transport stream" compatible with many digital media players

.M2TS, which is compatible with the Sony Playstation3

.MP4, which is compatible with the XBox360

The .TS and .M2TS files are AVCHD compatible, and can be used to burn Blu-ray compatible disc recordings.

From above listed support formats, we are disappointed to find that Apple TV 3, the most popular home media-streaming box is excluded by Hauppauge PVR. Fortunately, this incompatibility can be complemented with Hauppauge PVR to Apple TV 3 conversion programs. Here, we would like to highly recommended Pavtube Video Converter for Mac (get Mac version) to you. With this incredible wonderful app, you can directly convert Pauppauge PVR H.264 video to Apple TV 3 optimized file format without any extra complex profile settings.

How to convert Hauppauge PVR H.264 (*.ts/*.m2ts/*.mp4) to Apple TV 3?

Step 1: Input Pauppauge PVR source files to the program.

Start the program on your computer, click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" to add Pauppauge PVR recorded files to the program.

Add Pauppauge PVR videos

Step 2: Choose Apple TV optimized file format.

Go to "Format" bar, choose "Apple TV" > "Apple TV 3 1080P Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)" as your final output file format.

Output Apple TV 3 optimized file format

Step 3: Convert Pauppauge PVR H.264 to Apple TV 3.

Press the right-bottom "Convert" button to start the conversion.

When the conversion is completed, you can easily play Pauppauge PVR videos on Apple TV 3 by following the detailed steps in this article: Stream HD videos to Apple TV.

For more Apple TV related topics such as Apple TV supported file formats, Apple TV related hot issues, Apple TV video/audio playback solution, please visit our Apple TV page.

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