Play Internet torrents movies on Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2 and Apple TV

Diana Joan

May 04, 2014 08:12 am / Posted by Diana Joan

"I find I get files that I can't play so I was hoping I could use certain software to assist in allowing me to play the files. I got some Internet torrents files from a friend and would like to play the movie on my Apple TV 3"

What would you do when you want to play Internet torrents movies on Apple TV with high quality? If the downloaded Internet Torrent movies happen to be MP4, M4V or MOV files, you could directly play them on Apple TV because these are Apple supported video format; while most movies are uploaded in MKV, AVI, and other formats, how to watch them on TV with Apple TV smoothly?

You may need a professional yet easy-to-use tool, to transcode online movies to Apple TV playable format. Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac(Review), the best video converting and editing package with the ability of converting Internet torrents to MP4, M4V or MOV for Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV. Plus, you are allowed to cut off commercials in between the source movie, remove black bars, or add subtitles in the movie.

Here is a brief instruction about how to convert and watch Internet torrents movies on Apple TV 3, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV on Mac. Download and install a free copy of Pavtube iMedia Converter on your Mac.

How to convert Internet torrents movies for Apple TV 3 on Mac?

Step 1. Load Internet torrents into iMedia Converter Mac

Click on the "Add video" button, browse to file location and import source torrent movie. Or add more than one movie into this app at a time.

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Step 2. Choose output format and customize video

Pavtube includes a particular category for Apple TV 3, and just select one from this Apple TV list from "Format" menu for output.

convert movie to apple tv 3

And you could freely adjust video and audio parameters in Profile settings to extend the best movie experience on Apple TV. Presets like video codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, etc can be adjusted.

apple tv 3 m4v video settings

Step 3. Convert Internet torrents to Apple TV 3 M4V

Start converting the Internet movies by hitting on the "Convert" icon. When the conversion is done, you could find the generated M4V movie in output folder and transfer to Apple TV for enjoyment.

Step 4. Stream Internet torrent movies to Apple TV 3 using AirPlay

To enable AirPlay Mirroring from iTunes on your computer, you will need the following:

  • iTunes 10.2 or later
  • Apple TV (2nd or 3rd generation)
  • AirPort Express
  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n) network

Then start streaming videos from your computer to an Apple TV:

Connect your computer and Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

Open iTunes.

Locate and click the icon to the left of the iTunes LCD window.

Select your Apple TV, AirPort Express, or AirPlay-enabled speakers or receivers from the list of available devices that appears and begin playback.

Note: The images of a TV screen or speaker next to each AirPlay device in the AirPlay menu indicate the type of media content you can stream to that device.

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

Further Reading:
2015 10 Most Popular Movie Torrent Sites
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