Apple TV DVD Conversion Guide
The following guide shows the solution for ripping DVD to Apple TV video (MP4, H.264, MPEG4), and converting a variety of movie files to Apple TV with only a few steps for both Windows and Mac users. The DVD to Apple TV converter and Apple TV movie converter software can create high quality videos at 1280x720 resolution, 640x480 and 320x240. The programs are also compatible with iPod, iTunes. Super fast conversion speed, various parameters settings, plus different ripping/cropping modes give you everything you need to load DVD/video onto Apple TV.
Before convert DVD, AVI, MPEG, RM, Divx, DVR-MS, ASF, MOV, XviD, RMVB, MPG, WMV to Apple TV, let's check the format limitations which the device carries.
* H.264, MPEG-4: Up to 5 Mbps, resolution 1280x720 pixels at 24 fps, 960x540 pixels at 30 fps.
* iTunes music store purchased videos: 320x240 or 640x480 pixels.
1: How to convert DVD for Apple TV (Windows).
2: How to convert DVD movie to Apple TV (Mac OS X).
Tips: How to connect Apple TV, widescreen HDTV and your computer.
How to convert video files from AVI, WMV, MPEG, ASF, MOV, DivX, RM, MPG, VOB to Apple TV device.
(1) Rip DVD to Apple TV video for Windows
With this powerful softwre, you can directly convert DVD movies, music DVDs, episode DVDs to Apple TV MP4, H.264. Without converting DVD to AVI/WMV first, then encode to MP4. After conversion, just put the result video files to iTunes, then sync to Apple TV device via wireless, USB or Ethernet.
1. Free download DVD to Apple TV Converter, install and run the software.
2. Insert the DVD movie to your DVD drive. You need to load your DVD first. Choose "Open DVD" in the "File" menu or directly press the "Open "button in the main interface.
You can rip DVDs using two different modes: "Direct" mode (convert the whole DVD directly) and "Batch" (choose the entire DVD, chapter or segment you would like to rip). Let's take "Batch" mode for example. Select DVD title(s), chapters, lauguages and subtitles you'd like to rip. As usual, the longest title contains the main movie of the DVD.
3. Customize output Apple TV video format
Click "Setting -> Output video settings", select "Apple TV (1280x720)", "Apple TV (640x480)", "iPod MPEG-4", "iPod H.264" or "MP3 audio" as the "Profile". What's more, you can also customize video codec, video size and frame rate and more parameters like "H264 1280x720 25fps", "H.264 640x480 29.97fps", "MPEG-4 640x480 30fps" or "H264 320x240 30fps". H264 codec can help you convert DVD to Apple TV movie with the smaller file size and higher video quality. If you'd like to achieve the fastest ripping speed, just select MPEG-4 codec.
4. Start converting DVD to Apple TV
Hit "Convert" button to start conversion process. The conversion will take some time, depending on the DVD length you need to encode, your computer performance and the parameters set, such as the video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution.
6. Put converted videos to Apple TV
Transfer the converted H.264/MP4 (MPEG-4) video files to iTunes software and sync to your Apple TV easily.
(2) Rip DVD for Apple TV for Mac OS X
The Mac DVD to Apple TV Converter provides easy way to create MP4/H.264 video from DVDs and take onto the Apple TV box. Just use the default profiles, you can complete the ripping process easily. Certainly, there are many optional settings which are adjustable, including resolution, audio track, subtitle, chapter/title/entire DVD conversion modes, etc.
Press "DVD" button to load the DVD movie you put into your DVD drive, check the title(s) or chapter(s) you need to convert. And choose the target output video format, lauguage, subtitle, video quality, audio quality. Then start ripping DVDs by hitting "Convert".
Tips1. The way to connect the box with TV and your computer
How to connect your computer with Apple box: With the bulit-in 802.11 wireless capability, you can directly transfer your movies, TV shows, music from iTunes to Apple TV if you have built a wireless network. If you have no this, you can build up one or connect Apple TV to PC via an Ethernet cable.
How to connect Apple TV to your widescreen TV: With an HDMI cable or component video and audio cables, you can connnect the TV box to your widescreen TV with ease.
Just so easy to convert DVD to Apple TV! Cheers!
DVD to Apple TV Converter - Convert DVD movies to iTunes and put DVD on your Apple TV.
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What is it?
The device formerly named iTV. It is the easiest way for letting you enjoy movies, TV shows, movie trailers, podcasts, music, and photos on your TV. You can wireless sync iTunes content to the hardware from any Windows or Mac computers, bring iTunes to big screen. If you have some favourite DVDs or video clips in any formats which Apple TV and iTunes do not support. Just download our software to get the job done.
OS: Mac, Windows PC;
Wireless: Wi-Fi, Airport Extreme;
Video: MP4, MPEG-4, H.264;
Audio: MP3, WAV, AAC, AIFF;
Photo: JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIFF;
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