The Easy Solution to Convert AVI to Apple TV

If you want to watch AVI movies or videos on Apple TV, you must convert AVI to Apple TV for more compatibility.

No matter whether you download your favorite videos from the Internet or you get a copy from your buddy, there are chances that the videos you get are in AVI format. MKV can be played on  TV, VLC, Kodi, Plex, Chromecast, 8K Player for Mac, etc. but if you wish to enjoy your AVI movies and videos through Apple TV, you'll be disappointed since Almost all AVI files are not supported by Apple TV except those encoded with Motion JPEG. No worry, this article will show you possible solution to solve AVI playback issues on Apple TV.
Play MKV on Apple TV (4)
Here the an easy workaround to get your AVI video working with Apple TV effortlessly is to change the format from AVI to Apple TV friendly format, like MP4, MOV or M4V. There are a long list of converter programs available and one of the best names in this category is Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. This professional software does everything that you may need to enjoy your favorite videos on different devices. The converter is capable of converting videos to virtually any possible format without any loss of quality. The conversion takes place at high speed and includes all latest and high-end formats including 4K and VR videos.
With it, you can do batch conversion from blu-ray to MP4, AVI, FLV, WMV, MKV, H.265, etc. video files on Mac (OS Sierra) with fast encoding speed and high output quality. It lets you enjoy the thrill of video/audio conversion between various formats. What you can achieve from this onverter doesn't limit in here. Its built-in editor allows you to adjust the video effects for better visual enjoyment. Apart from that, it can also make ISO from any videos for backup without compressing any image quality.
Moreover, you can download online videos from 300+ popular sites like YouTube, BBC, Vimeo, Facebook, etc. using this WMV to MP4 converter. . If you are the user of Windows computer, simply turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate to convert videos for using on Win.
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Step by Step instructions to convert AVI to Apple TV compatible format
Step 1. Import AVI videos
Install and launch the AVI Converter for ATV, and click "Add File > Add multi-files" or "Add File > Add Folder" button to load your AVI files. Then the uploaded files will appear as thumbnails on the software interface. The software supports batch conversion so that you can add several AVI files to convert at one time. You can also download and add Internet torrents movies to Apple TV.
Step 2. Select Apple TV compatible format
Click on the dropdown menu of "Select Format" to open drop down menu. Click "Device > Apple". The Apple TV 4/3/2/1 output format is optimized to contain best settings and ATV MKV codec for playback process. Then you can set the output folder by clicking "..." icon as you need.
Step 3: Adjust audio and video parameters
Click the "Settings" icon and you will go into a new interface named "Profile Settings". You can adjust codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
You can take the following adjustment as your reference:
  • Video-codec: H.264, Resolution: 1920*1080, Frame Rate: 24 fps, Bit rate: higher value
  • Audio-codec: AAC, Channel: 2 Channels stereo, Sample Rate: 44100Hz, Bit Rate: higher value
To get AC3 5.1 auido files, you can set audio codec to AC3 and change audio channels to 5.1 Channels.
Step 4. Start converting AVI to Apple TV (4)
Next click the "Start" button at the bottom right corner to initiate the AVI to Apple TV conversion. After conversion, get converted video files for transferring to ATV 4 from Mac/Windows. In this way, you can get AVI files playable on Apple TV (4) without problems.

How to play converted AVI on Apple TV (4) smoothly


Method 1 – AirPlay Video from Mac to Apple TV with iTunes


1. Upgrade iTunes to the latest version since AirPlay requires iTunes version 10.2 or later. Usually a update message will pop up when you open the iTunes, just click "Download iTunes" icon. Or you can click Help -> Check for upates under the iTunes menu. 

2. Connect Apple TV to big screen and check the update, and turn on airplay in setting. 

3. Make sure Apple TV and Mac under the same network. 

4. Open iTunes, locate and click AirPlay icon. Select the device you want to stream based on different multimedia. If you want to stream photos or videos, choose Apple TV. While if you want to stream music, you may need AirPort Express to control those speakers or receivers. What's the best is your speakers and receivers are AirPlay-enabled. 

5. Then the contents in iTunes will show on TV directly. And iTunes will become the control panel.


Method 2 – AirPlay Mirroring Video from Mac to Apple TV


Cause airplay supports only several main media formats, to mirror everything in Mac to big screen directly via Apple TV, just turn to AirPlay mirroring.



AirPlay mirroring is only available when you upgrade the devices to latest version: Apple TV should be 2nd generation or later with software update v5.0 or later and Mac OS should update to OS X Mountain Lion or later 

AirPlay mirroring button will show on Mac menu bar automatically if your Mac supports this function and under the same network. Click it to choose the device you want to mirror. 

It supports to optimize image quality by using resolution matching model. 2 options for you: match desktop size to Apple TV or this Mac depends on your requirements. 


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