HEVC which is a relatively new video compression standard that was designed with sharper, more pixel-dense 4K video in mind , it's an advanced forms of video. For Apple TV fans, we all know that the AppleTV cannot natively play H265, even including the Apple TV 4, some users find that they can play HEVC on Apple TV with Plex which can transcode H265 files, however, there are many troubles, Plex only can support the MP4 video in H.265 codec, Also limits the video frame rate, video bit depth, etc. I have to say it's really not a wise decision.
Are you disappointed about the result? Don't be sad, the new Apple TV is coming: Apple TV 4K (Apple TV 4K) whcih can support the 4K video, you can play 4K video on Apple TV 4K, in other words, you can play HEVC video on Apple TV. At the same time, you also can realize the 4K Blu-ray dream on Apple TV 4K, sounds so great. For safety reason, you still need to make the HEVC video matched with Apple TV 4K best supported video formats. Especially when you take the 4K HEVC video with iPhone, drone or other cameras. This post will show you how to play any HEVC video on Apple TV 4K.
Best H.265/HEVC Converter for Apple TV 4K
HEVC video not only holds the video container, also holds the video frame, video bitrate, audio sample rate, audio channels, etc. These parameters all can affect the smooth HEVC playback on Apple TV 4K. The video related parameters are complicated, especially for PC beginner. Here, you can find one reliable assistant, best Apple TV 4K Converter. for Apple TV 4K. Like the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate which attractes many users.
Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the dream HEVC converter you need which can help you to get the best HEVC video for Apple TV 4K. You can import any HEVC video from any sources, drone, camara, iPhone or other video recorded devices. You can convert the HEVC video to 4K MP4 video which is the best video format for Apple TV 4K, you also can adjust the H.265 video settings, like the video frame, video bitrate and so on.
Alternatively, you could downscale the 4K HEVC video to HD 1080p videos which is also en excellent video and bring you the high video quality. You can reduce the HEVC to HD video without much quality loss in this H.265 video converter. In addition, You can also choose the Apple TV device preset and choose your Apple TV type, best video formats are ready for you. Best of all, you can get the 30x faster speed than other common video converter due to the H.265/H.264 GPU acceleration.
How to Stream H.265/HEVC Video to Apple TV 5?
Step 1. Load H.265/HEVC video
Launch the program, click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" to import H.265/HEVC 4K video to the program. You also can drag the HEVC video to the software directly. For saving much time and energy, you can load the folder which holds multiple HEVC video files, you can do the batch video conversion smoothly.
Step 2. Choose the output video
You can change the HEVC to H,264 video for Apple TV 4K from the Common video > H.264 High Profile video (.*mp4) or HD video > H.264 HD video (.*mov), then you need to enter the Setting and adjust the video resolution. You also can choose the Apple TV device preset if you don't get the Apple TV 4K, you can find the Apple TV best supported video formats.
Another simple way: You can enter the setting profile and adjust the HEVC video related parameters, like the video codec, video frame, video resolution, video bitrate, audio codec, audio sample rate, audio channels, etc. You can choose the best parameters from the down list, you also cna input the data manually.
Optional Setting: If you want to get the output video with fast speed, you need to enable GPU Encode Acceleration: Click "Tools" > "Options", in the opened "Options" window, click "Acceleration" menu, then check "Enable GPU Encode Acceleration" option so that the program will accelerate conversion speed when encoding video/Blu-ray/DVD to H.265/HEVC codec.
Step 3. Start the H.265/HECV video conversion
After all settings are done, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to begin the H.265/HECV video conversion. When the conversion is completed, you will get a perfect quality H.265/HEVC file for Apple TV 4K.
Is it so easy? Actually, when you can't play DVD or Blu-ray on Apple TV 4K, you also can use this HEVC video converter and get the digital DVD and Blu-ray video formats. Even you can upscale common SD, HD video to 4K video with high quality. Good luck to you.